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Assistant Costing Specialist, Oswestry

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Arla®, Cravendale®, Anchor®,  Lurpak® and Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries  around the world. We are 4,000 UK and 19,000 global employees at the heart of it. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Costing Specialist to join our Multisite Finance team. In this role you will be based at our Oswestry packing facility based in Shropshire and will report to the UK Multisite Manager.

Responsibilities
Working closely with other members of the Multisite team, both globally and in the UK, you will provide support to achieve operational targets key to business delivery.

Key responsibilities will include the creation and maintenance of BOM’s and recipes for multiple production sites, using Arla models and costing principles. You will review and investigate variances to standards, review monthly costing reports, handle price enquires, delist obsolete products as required and include changes from the forecast process.

Skills
The successful candidate will have a good understanding of costing, ideally gained within a manufacturing environment and will be comfortable explaining these to other people.  With a global mind-set you will have the ability to put Arla models into practice. In addition, you will be customer focused and will be able to demonstrate high attention to detail.  With effective communication skills, you will be able to deal with a range of stakeholders at different levels and will challenge, ask questions and help to resolve conflict. Strong Excel and SAP experience would be beneficial. Ideally, you will be working towards a Finance qualification (CIMA, ACA, AAT or equivalent).

The closing date for this role is 2nd October 2016. To apply, click here

United Kingdom