Exide Technologies

  • Director, Finance - Manufacturing

    Job Locations US-GA-Milton
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position will lead and direct all manufacturing finance & cost responsibilities for its ten battery/recycling plant locations.  All Plant Controllers report directly to this position.  This position will also provide the Vice President of Operations with financial and internal control support.


    • Coordinate the development, consolidation and reporting of annual manufacturing expense & cost variance budgets ensuring compliance to short and long-term division objectives.
    • Coordinate the development, consolidation and reporting of weekly and monthly manufacturing expense & cost variance forecasts.
    • Maintain the management reporting process, analyze and report key financial and operational metrics to effectively manage the business.
    • Analyze and report manufacturing variances timely and accurately as they apply to weekly forecasts, monthly financials, routine forecasts and annual budgets.
    • Lead the initiative to develop process and cost improvement programs at manufacturing operations, which will yield improved product costs.
    • Ensure and improve accuracy in standard cost of products.
    • Analyze and review Capital Expenditure Requests under the approval and responsibility of the Vice President of Operations
    • Ensure SOX and Internal Control compliance across all manufacturing plants.


    • 10-15 years of manufacturing cost environment with 5-7 years Plant Controller experience.
    • Experience with ERP systems.
    • Strong leadership skills, communication skills and high level of integrity.
    • Prefer individual with an advance degree or financial certification.
    • Pluses include multiple manufacturing plant responsibility, lean manufacturing tools and JDEdwards ERP System.
    • Minimum credentials should include an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience.
    • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of standard costs, variance analysis and manufacturing accounting.


    EEO Statement

    Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    About Exide

    Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.


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