Plant Controller

Job Description

Cooper Bussmann, LLC. has an opening for a Plant Controller, located in Ellisville, MO.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.


  • Responsible for organizing and leading the activities of audit and approval functions of Credit Requests from Bussmann North American customers.

  • Analyze customer claims, audit customer claims, and implement the EDI ship and debit process. Act as a business partner, strategic solution provider, advisor and counselor for the product line leadership teams.

  • Oversee internal and external reporting and compliance for the plant and Distribution Center.

  • Prepare reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position and in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and expected operations.

  • Provide direction to operations and leadership teams in pursuit of business goals and objectives.

  • Establish strong relationship with financial peers across the division and support teams within Eaton.

  • Build organizational capability within the finance function at the plant. Ensure inventory control and accuracy, and lead the annual physical Inventory and cycle counting initiatives. Lead and coordinate the profit planning process at the plant level.

  • Analyze plant monthly financial results and prepare commentary for divisional personnel.

  • Prepare monthly rolling forecast in coordination with Plant and divisional personnel.

  • Provide analysis and support of plant manufacturing and administrative activities to meet profit plan goals, commitments and timelines.

  • Establish a work environment that encourages individual career development and growth in order to provide adequate and qualified financial professionals opportunity for advancement within the corporation.

  • Structure and establish goals and objectives for the plant finance organization, which align to plant/operational goals as well as finance functional goals.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:


    • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or a directly related field plus three (3) years of experience in accounting or with financial analysis. Experience must include:

    • Three (3) years of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

      • Working in Manufacturing Accounting with product costing, production planning, forecasting and budgeting.

    • One (1) year of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

      • Experience with Microsoft Excel, including with charts, vlookup and pivot tables.

    • Employer will also accept five (5) years of the described experience.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No