Plant Controller @ TE Connectivity

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

TE’s Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world’s leading medical technology companies for their next-generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access & delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors & connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery.

Job Overview

The Plant Controller role is to provide financial support to improve profitability and work with the plant management team to drive operational improvements and give insights to production costs. The position is part of the plant leadership team. In addition to helping improve operation performance, the role will be responsible for forecasting results, reporting actuals, variance analysis, and financial controls. This role will work directly with the plant leadership team and report to the Regional Controller.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Drive improvement of financial and operational performance.

  • Ensure strong internal control environment is maintained and ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures.

  • Provide primary financial analysis for the site with support from the Regional Controller.

  • Prepare required financial analysis to support and guide business decision making including part cost history and effectively of productivity programs.

  • Evaluate and recommend capital investments.

  • Ensure proper controls on Company investments in fixed or current assets.

  • Ownership of the month end close process for the site.

  • Completing all monthly account reconciliations and resolving any differences.

  • Preparation and review of monthly analysis and reporting package to ensure accurate and timely submission to local management and headquarters.

  • Responsible for assisting with the reporting of non-general ledger information such as productivity, headcount plans, etc.

  • Approval of labor staff plans and maintaining monitoring systems and related controls.

  • Preparation of files for inclusion in monthly and quarterly forecasts and annual budget.

  • Responsible for preparing data to facilitate completion of company law filings and tax reporting.

  • Review and posting of all payroll transactions.

  • Responsible for reviewing rates in ERP system and updating costs as required.

  • Manage Finance team members through delegation, team goals and function alignment, team member accountability and developmental training.

  • Maintain current ERP system and support potential future roll out of new systems.

Education/Experience and Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.

Minimum six years’ experience working with a manufacturing plant P&L and Balance Sheet accounts.

  • Ability to manage finance team members.

  • Must be highly organized and be able to work on multiple projects that will vary widely in scope, size, and type.

  • Experience in supporting or regular interaction with various management levels.

  • Strong skills in verbal, written, and presentation communications.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle and SAP).

  • Demonstrated computer proficiency.

  • Strong spreadsheet skills (MS Office applications) required.


  • Motivating Others

  • Managing and Measuring Work

  • Building Effective Teams

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

  • SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

Questions? Contact:

Dan Brecht

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