Plant Controller

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Biandronno, VA, IT, 21024

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers.

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

The team you will be a part of

The Finance General team manages the planning and direction of finance process and activities. Activities include the efficient operation and cost-effectiveness of operating systems and programs.

This role in summary

We are looking for a talented Plant Controller to join the Finance General team in Cassinetta (Varese).

Your responsibilities will include

  • Actively contributes to the financial planning process of the respective site/plant, supporting and advising the business leaders
  • Runs analysis in order to explain possible variances between expected and actual results on the relevant variables.
  • Prepares and reviews the financial reports and statements of the function. 
  • Champions and ensures the proper application of the accounting rules, procedures and laws/regulations
  • Manages multiple relation - Finance team (HQ, SSC) and Business
  • Supports talent management process (selection, development and career path).
  • Ensures team spirit, good team-working environment, conflict negotiation, individual and group communication.
  • Drives his/her group and enable the right level of cooperation among functions.
  • Ensures appropriate development, training and coaching for the direct reports.
  • Provides leadership and mentorship to the entire team.
  • Ensures communication of vision and strategy  for his/her area of responsibility above and below within the organization
  • Develops and coordinates cost deployment run and relevant activities
  • Acts as the compass leading Factory to zero waste and zero loss.

Minimum requirements

  • 3/5 years of experience in similar roles
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines 
  • Fluency in English and Italian 
  • Knowledge of US GAAP principles is required 
  • Team player and critical thinker personality 
  • Presentation skills 

Preferred skills and experiences

  • WCM knowledge is a strong plus as the candidate will be the Cost Deployment Pillar Leader 
  • Knowledge of SAP and Google Suite is a plus 

What we offer


  • Work in a well structured and consolidated team.
  • International environment and global career opportunities.
  • Opportunity to have a great impact on company development.
  • Great team spirit and atmosphere

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