Finance Manager - Aseptic Business Unit

Heartland Food Products Group Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 2 months ago

The role will be part of our Aseptic Operations Team.


Responsible for oversight of an assigned plants standard cost system including analysis of material consumptions, labor utilization, variable conversion costs, and logistics costs. Provide analysis, reporting, and planning of plant activities including, but not limited to, new product analysis, capital expense payback, and asset performance (throughput). Identify and support cost optimization activities related to indirect spending, labor utilization, and overall supply chain costs (direct materials, co-manufacturing costs, freight, etc) relative to assigned plant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Foster an environment where cost control and strong financial stewardship are embraced at every level.

  • Ensure credibility of both the standard cost system (incl. yield and variances) and plant financial reporting / analysis.

  • Support capital expense process and project justification practices through use of payback and analysis and prioritization against business strategy. Ensure zero tolerance compliance with approval levels and use of control documents (request documents, purchase orders, construction contracts, etc)

  • Create, and interpret advanced financial analysis related to "make vs buy" decisions, manufacturing metrics, key performance / industry leading indicators, and new product analysis.

  • Support daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual plant performance reviews by providing financial insight to trends, financial metrics, and develop proactive alternatives for improving results for above mentioned areas.

  • Other duties as identified or assigned based on needs of the plant leadership team or finance senior leadership team.


  • Candidates should have 5-7 years of progressive accounting experience, preferably with exposure to standard costing in a manufacturing environment as well as capital expense tracking

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to effectively work with all levels of staff and management

  • Use of analytical techniques to identify and communicate performance improvement opportunities within a business

  • Knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and effective use of manufacturing cost within a major ERP system

  • High degree of attention to detail and process control with the ability to meet deadlines

  • The ability and desire to grow with a growing, entrepreneurial organization

  • Demonstrate a very high sense of urgency, speed to market is critical

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Human Resources Manager Aseptic Business Unit

Heartland Food Products Group

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 2/28/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-28T00:00 Scope: Heartland Food Products Group is seeking a Human Resources Business Manager for one of its manufacturing plants within the Indianapolis, IN facility. The HR Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate human resources activities within a specific manufacturing plant or distribution center. This role will be the key partner in day to day employee engagement, leadership coaching and employee relations. Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities: * Develop, interpret and apply company policies, benefits, practices, procedures, programs and applicable laws. * Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies and helping resolve work-related problems. * Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, and employee relations. * Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or employee relations activities of the organization. * Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements. * Understand, follow and enforce all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices. * Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment and recommend needed changes. * Responsible for selection of plant employees and work jointly with supervisory and department heads in the hiring of employees. * Analyze training needs to design employee training and development including safety programs. * Planning and organizing recognition programs to support HeartLife - employee, culture and community; company events, luncheons, picnics, recognition, etc. * Serve as the liaison between management and employees by handling questions and assisting in the resolution of work-related issues. * Provide effective guidance to line and department staff, relating to employee concerns, problems, and disciplinary action to comply with company policies. * Manage temporary workforce relationship, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, terminating employees, and advising on disciplinary procedures. * All other duties as assigned. Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or business administration/management * Minimum of 3 years of HR experience in a manufacturing environment * Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and HRIS Systems * Good communication/interpersonal skills: Interacting with all levels of the organization * Must be extremely organized, accurate and detail oriented Physical Demands: * Must be able to physically perform the functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions * Must be able to work seated using a computer and phone for long periods of time * Must be able to work extended hours, such as daily overtime and an occasional weekend * Must possess visual acuity to document company records * Continuous walking throughout plant and distribution center * Lifting up to 40 pounds Heartland Food Products Group Indianapolis IN

Finance Manager - Aseptic Business Unit

Heartland Food Products Group