Manufacturing Finance Manager

24 Oct 2016
08 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Manufacturing Supply Chain Finance Manager will provide strategic and financial support to the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) Supply Chain operations team in Gas Power Systems (GPS) at the Changwon Korea manufacturing plant. With the plant manager and operating team, you will develop and execute strategic financial manufacturing & sourcing objectives and drive optimized cost/profitability of the HRSG products as you deliver on growth and synergy commitments for the GPS business.

Essential Responsibilities

• Provide direct support and leadership to plant manager for all manufacturing financial information
• Lead factory transformation and growth by meeting the manufacturing target and operating budget
• Lead finance operations & planning
• Execute financial metrics for growing product volumes, provide forecasting and drive "say-do" financial results.
• Track JIT operations in handling inventory & optimizing cash
• Optimize plant operating metrics (KPI's) to include % Direct Labor, productivity, quality, inventory, cash, and environmental health and safety metrics
• Track Actual Manufacturing Hours vs. Plan, variance analysis and corrective action
• Lead site variable & base cost out financial productivity actions and drive financial accountability for cost
• Drive competitive Operating Cost per Hour (OCPH) to compete in global market
• Manage and track P&E investment/site expansion
• Develop leasing initiatives with GE Capital or other financial institutions for cash optimization
• Manage team of financial analysts supporting all financial activities for the operating team
• Work with Controller to oversee Balance Sheet and lead annual physical inventory
• Work with Controller to perform quarterly closing activities
• Support Integration activities


- Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Accounting/Economics/Finance from an accredited college or university
- Minimum of seven years of experience in Supply Chain Finance leadership position

Desired Characteristics

• Experience with manufacturing operations and financial function
• Experience with sourcing/procurement activities for main power plant components and systems
• Skilled in leadership of teams and managing priorities to a successful outcome
• Strong track record of developing & measuring production & supply chain commitments.
• Experience in staffing new Finance teams
• Knowledge of HRSG components and systems and the associated supply base a plus
• Experience in building a culture of transparency, speed and collaboration
• Connects with people, empathetic, listens
• Creative problem solver, passion for delivering on commitments
• Embraces new technology and simplification as a means to drive productivity and speed
• Boundary less...originates ideas which influence others to change
• Intercultural skills and abilities for managing worldwide interfaces to both internal and external stakeholders
• Ability to communicate effectively with engineering, commercial organizations, supply chain and project management
• Fluent in English