Plant Controller


6 production sites of hot rolling, cold rolling and coating steels, focused on transforming and distributing value added steel products to end users in a variety of sectors like automotive, yellow goods, energy, construction and general industry segments.  NLMK Europe offers an efficient vertically integrated system, supported by state-of-the-art steelmaking from Lipetsk. Commercial goals are supported by ongoing industrial investments.  A motivated team, the ability to improve continuously in safety and skills of our people, efficiency of our industrial system as well as protection of our environment are our fundamentals.

RESPONSIBILITIES (senior role however with a lot of hands-on work including reporting and FP&A )

- Support General Management in taking efficient business decisions. Facilitate scenario analysis. Take active part in tactical and strategic developments

- Further develop the system of management reporting, put in place KPIs to cover all business processes (sales, procurement, logistics, working capital, etc.)

- Prepare the monthly financial review & reporting. Lead the monthly management feedback procedure based on analysis of monthly results. Challenge management on the identified inefficiencies

- Perform financial planning and analysis (monthly rolling forecast)

- Perform working capital analysis

- Prepare indirect cash flow forecast

- Overview the work of 4 controllers (who is in charge of CO SAP closure, cost accounting and production reporting)   


- 2 years as a standalone corporate / plant controller for a production facility with budgeting and forecasting function

- 5 years in controlling

- 7 years in finance

- Experience with multinational company is an advantage

Education, languages: 

- University diploma preferably in finance & accounting

- Fluency in English and  French / Russian would be an advantage


- Helicopter view and strong business sense

- Structured mind set

- Soft skills, ability to work in matrix organization with proved records

 - Industrial experience is strong advantage

- In depth understanding of standard company functions and processes & their interrelations (procurement, sales, production, payments, payroll, etc.). Ability to build a flow-chart to describe each of the processes 

- Proved track record of building and maintaining business models, budgets, financial forecast

- Previous exposure to building lean processes / understanding of the “lean” principal and ability to demonstrate examples

- Experience of preparation executive presentations to senior management / Board of Directors

- Experience in change management is a strong advantage

- Proved track record of setting a KPI system. Ability to demonstrate the KPI analysis for i.e. logistics / sales

- Strong analytical skills and high level of attention to detail

- Knowledge / experience with SAP is a must

- Proficient level of excel, power point  is a must

- Other skills required: ability to work under pressure and manage several tasks at the same time (multi-tasking), flexibility, pro-activeness, methodical approach, ability to manage priorities in an efficient and pragmatic manner

Working at NLMK is an opportunity to create a new future for yourself with one of the world’s most efficient steel companies. NLMK is building a team of professionals offering comprehensive support to talented and ambitious employees who bring new ideas to life and are focused on results. 


Interested in being a constructive part of the business,

don’t hesitate to address your resume !