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Plant Controller

Req # JR - 128431 Location Jayuya, Jayuya, Puerto Rico Job Category Finance Date posted 05/02/2024
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Overview

This is where your insights influence change. As a member of the Baxter Finance team, you have the critical thinking and analytical mindset that allows you to translate data into meaningful, actionable insights that help teams learn and adapt along the way. We guide our internal partners to understand financial opportunities or realities that move Baxter forward and closer to our mission to save and sustain lives. While you often work independently with your cross-functional team, you always have the greater finance organization to lean on for support and career mentoring.

  • Support for Parents

  • Continuing Education/ Professional Development

  • Employee Heath & Well-Being Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • 2 Days a Year to Volunteer

Success Profile

What makes a successful Finance team member at Baxter? Take a look at some of the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re a fit.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Easygoing
  • Results-driven
  • Team player

Plant Controller

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This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

#Thisiswhere!

Your team

Our products and therapies touch the lives of millions of people around the world every day, which is why we are passionate about ground-breaking innovations that bring more personalized care to all of us. For 87 years and counting, we have been at the critical intersection where the ideas that save and sustain lives meet the providers who make it all happen. And now, we are determined to realize our boldest opportunities to transform global healthcare for years to come.

There hasn't been a better time to join Baxter!

Your role at Baxter

Assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) leading all aspects of the end-to-end supply chain. Reporting directly to the Solutions Group Controller and indirectly to the Plant Leader.

This role coordinates an annual budget of $144M in value of production, $8.5M in capital spend, $13M of inventory. The plant has a workforce of 554 direct and 242 indirect employees.

What you’ll be doing:

Compliance:

  • Provides oversight of all plant related GAAP, SOX and Baxter policy requirements

  • The Finance Manager has ultimate responsibility for their plant’s financial records

  • Provides relevant, accurate and timely communication of financial performance (past, present, and future)

  • Includes oversight of month end closing, the submission of weekly pulses, the preparation of quarterly forecasts and the budgets (annual and long-range plans)

  • Improves financial performance through analysis, mentorship, and accountability

  • Achieves financial results as committed

  • Value Improvement Project generation and execution

  • Capital investments (on time and on budget)

  • Cash Flow

  • Operating Income

  • Manufacturing Variances

  • Actively develops the financial foresight of finance and non-finance team members

  • Identify trends and opportunities for continuous improvement (both financial and operational)

  • Develop and complete action plans to drive profitable growth

  • Support and be part of the standardization and improvement of ISC financial processes

  • Actively liaise with process business partners (FP&A COE, FPO, BBS, Global ISC) in the pursuit of more efficient and effective ways to fulfill the Finance Manager’s responsibilities

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting. MBA is preferred

  • +7 years’ of validated experience in manufacturing or supply chain finance

  • Background in standard costing, budget management and capital analysis and control

  • Proven track record of identifying and implementing change

  • Has effectively communicated at all levels of the organization in both formal and informal environments

  • Experience in a global, diverse matrixed organization

  • Capable of driving a case for change by analyzing and demonstrating standard methodologies

  • Maintains a strong presence, with the ability to manage indirect reporting relationships

  • Experience working with Lean concepts and tools is helpful

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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Jayuya, PR 00664
United States of America
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Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Monica Weber, Senior Analyst, Finance, Singapore

“Though Finance is often referred to as a support function, I find finance to be a critical aspect of Baxter operations. The finance community is one of the most connected across the globe and, from my experience, highly regarded among business partners. Every project I support or initiative I'm involved in I try to look at the total Baxter picture and understand how it relates to the business and patients. Having that level of insight behind my work drives motivation.”

Meet Serge Vandermotten, COE Controller, Benelux

“My job has always fascinated me at Baxter. After 33 years of service, this is where I want to continue my career. I have stayed because it is a large company grounded in sound ethics and provides countless opportunities for development and innovation. It is a company that lives, progresses, and constantly develops with time. I have great pleasure in forming professional relationships with my colleagues as we learn from each other’s experiences.”

Meet Joselyn Alvarez, Senior Analyst, Costa Rica

“It is impossible to be a part of Baxter and not learn and grow. I've had the opportunity to learn valuable skills from coworkers and enjoy the relationships we have built as professionals. As a global company, Baxter always looks towards automation and improvement. I know that my work helps us be more efficient and precise in ensuring that our products are consistently available to patients.”

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