Supply Chain & Operations Controller

Requisition ID:  119620
Business Unit:  ES Fribourg Sites Group (2260)

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1701

Part of the Parker Group, Meggitt is a global engineering group specialized in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. Some 9’000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America.

Meggitt Fribourg’s site employs 400 employees and develops, manufactures and sells world-wide a complete range of transducers, electronic systems and software for the monitoring of engines, turbines and other rotating machinery in both the aerospace and energy industries.

We are currently looking for a Supply Chain & Operations Controller

Job Designation

The Supply Chain and R&D Controller applies analytical expertise in performing economic research on rates of return, depreciation and investments, and analysis of profit-and-loss income statements. Prepares reports and makes recommendations to management, while ensuring the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Calculate and optimize products standard costs and perform analysis on Manufacturing Variances and Inventory revaluation
  • Support SIOP process improvement in order to ensure an efficient and accurate Operations financial forecast
  • Support Inventory optimization initiative and implementation of inventory control process
  • Support Kaizen initiatives at shop floor level, as well as Value Stream mapping
  • Coordinate CAPEX forecast and Fixed Asset compliance
  • Lead R&D forecast for Annual Operating Plan, Rolling Forecast and weekly flash
  • Ensure compliant accounting treatment of R&D projects in accordance to US GAAP
  • Lead monthly closing activities for R&D expenditure
  • Provide meaningful report and analysis as decision support for COGS and R&D Spend
  • Implement solid and efficient forecasting process for COGS and R&D Spend

Job Specifications

Education : Bachelor Degree or Brevet in Finance 
Years Experience : 2-3 years in a similar position 
Skills :

  • Thorough understanding and experience of standard accounting concepts, practices, procedures and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Ability to analyze and translate complex data into easily understandable information and make recommendations using analytical expertise to solve complex problems
  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
  • Proficient with SAP and Microsoft Office applications and database management tools

If you are looking for a challenging position with opportunity to grow in a truly international company, please send your application (resume, letter of motivation, reference letters and diploma) in English to Please note that only complete applications will be taken into consideration.