Senior Plant Controller


Poznań, PL, 61-569

Req ID:  85063
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  MC&A, Germany
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn

Basic Function

In your role as Senior Plant Controller you will be responsible to provide value added financial support and advise to manufacturing leadership team and other business functions through timely, high quality and leveraging information & insight on manufacturing cost performance to aid in the decision making and optimization of financial results.
You will be responsible for managing the fixed & variable cost accounting, analysis, reporting and internal control activities for all aspects of the entire site operations, coordinating the annual budget exercise and monthly forecast updates in order to closely monitor, project and manage manufacturing cost performance. The Senior Plant Controller will participate in process improvement teams, drive continuous improvements in our processes and procedures and provide turnaround controlling support as required. Incumbent is expected to have a “hands-on” attitude, is result oriented and has strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The Senior Plant Controller is the competent financial dialogue partner for the Site Manager and Site Management and effectively partners with functional, operational and business unit leadership.
  • This position routinely interacts with internal customers including plant management, operations, supply chain, segment controlling, general accounting, inventory accounting, fixed asset accounting, internal controls and audit.
  • Key activities include monthly performance reporting on variable and fixed costs that satisfies all stakeholder’s requirements for timely, focused, decision oriented performance reporting.
  • Support in coordination and management of the annual budget process with regards to costs, capacity, investments etc.
  • Preparation of the monthly forecast.
  • Cooperation with auditors and external consultants in regards of internal and external audits (SOx) respectively projects.
  • Initiation and coordination of internal and cross-departmental process improvements.
  • Participation in special projects.

Min. Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 to 6 years of relevant experience in Manufacturing Accounting and/or Controlling.
  • Proactivity and flexibility with a strong drive and a can do attitude.
  • Interest to take over deputy activities of Plant Controlling Manager.
  • Experience with ERP systems and reporting tools (Microsoft Office, SAP CO, MM, FI).
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills, ability to transform data into actionable information.
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of the organization.
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Economics.
  • Proficiency in German and English.


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We Offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home.

LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.

Application & Contact

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