DEVELOPMENT CONTROLLER

The AGC Group, is a world-leading supplier of flat, automotive and display glass, chemicals and other high-tech materials and components. The Headquarters of AGC Glass Europe are located in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.

AGC produces glass for construction (external glazing and indoor decorative glass) and for the automotive industry. The Automotive Glass division develops, produces, and commercializes a broad range of products such as windshields, side windows, rear windscreens and panoramic roofs, with advanced features: heated windshields, infrared and UV protection, head-up displays…

AGC Automotive Europe specializes in providing customers with complete solutions in terms of car glazing and related technologies. It includes production and sales of products to vehicle manufacturers (Cars and Trains) in terms of Glazing, Added Value products and components systems; as well as a complete range of service in the aftermarket area from production to distribution and retail.

AGC Automotive OEM is reorganizing in order to better serve its customers and improve collaboration between sales and manufacturing. Through shared responsibility for profitability and working capital requirements, it aims at improving its customer focus and financial performance.

As part of this process, the customer quotation process is being reviewed with the objective of delegating as much as possible the quotation process and keep only the preparation of complex quotations centrally.

The Role / Job :

Development Controller will

  • Evaluate the technical and business complexity of the business to be quoted and ensure that the quotation is processed at the right level (plant / customer team / Division)
  • Participate in the quotation process to validate cost evaluation and profitability
    • For quotation prepared at Division level: participate in the quotation process managed by central quotation cell and division experts
    • For quotations delegated to customer teams and plants: work with the plant Controllers to develop quotation matrixes 
    • Collaborate with Customer teams and fellow Controllers to follow-up the profitability of projects during development phase (gate 0 to gate 5)
    • Work with Controllers to ensure that quotation matrixes and line rates for quotations are updated with the latest impact from all cost reduction activities
    • Work with Controllers and division experts to develop line rates for new processes and equipment.
    • Reconcile the profitability evaluation at the time of quotation with profitability in serial life
    • Consolidate data from quotation process and carry out analysis on costs and sales prices
    • Maintain financial masterdata used for quotation
      • Actual line rates as well as line rates for quotation
      • Quotation matrix
      • SGA rates

 

Working in close collaboration with Quotation Mgr

Reporting to BU Controller

Requirements :

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of the product development process preferably in Automotive sector
  • Previous experience of working as a senior controller in industrial environment, or as Automotive Program Manager
  • Ability to interact with both the commercial teams and the process experts
  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple financial models
  • Willing to travel (25%)
  • Knowledge of SAP / Excel / Cognos BI
  • Knowledge of English + other European languages
  • Hands-on
  • Good communicator written and verbal

Are you ready to sign "Glass Unlimited" ?

Location - Depending on candidate

This website uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue we assume that you consent to receive all cookies on all websites.
For further information, please click here >>.