Plant Finance Operations Manager – Food Manufacturing – Multi Site

Full Time


For over 60 years, Super-Pufft has been in the snack food business. Over the past two decades since the business was purchased by new ownership, Super-Pufft has grown from a small popcorn factory to having 3 state-of-the-art SQF certified facilities across Canada. The new owners brought their previous manufacturing experience and entrepreneurial nature to Super-Pufft.

Just a few years after purchasing the company, new product lines were added, to extend the range and volume of snack food offerings. The company has always been in tune with the dynamic of demand and capacity and continues to innovate market winning products.

Plant Operations Finance Manager – Food Manufacturing – Multi sites

As an integral part of our Plant Leadership team, the Plant Finance Manager leads the financial activities at the Plant, helping to drive process enhancements and productivity improvements, and ensuring compliance with corporate policies.  They work in partnership with the Site Director, HQ Finance/Accounting, Operations, Continuous Improvement and other teams to provide timely analysis and insights to support sound decision making across plant operations, spend management, forecasting, inventory control, and improvement initiatives. 

Your seat at the table                                                                                      

  • Accountable for the plant financial reporting, spend management, annual budgeting, variance investigation, financial modeling, and productivity forecasting.
  • Ensures that the plant team operates with a high level of fiscal integrity in accounting practices, financial reporting and decision making.
  • Collaborates with plant leadership team to provide financial impact analysis and recommendations on cost savings, loss avoidance, and risk mitigation.
  • Supports all plant initiatives for the capital and non-capital project by validating cost assumptions, productivity savings, and providing recommendations.
  • Contributes ideas and solutions to Plant Leadership Team to improve long-term and short-term strategic initiatives and on day-to-day operational productivity.
  • Teams up with Commercial Finance to develop new product costing models; monitor and assess productivity impact of new product startups at plant. 
  • Fosters collaboration amongst teams and influences up, down, and across organization levels to improve cross-functional financial acumen and financially informed decision making.
  • Has a forward-thinking mindset and is resilient, adaptable and curious.
  • Identifies issues, diagnoses problems, research best practices and generates alternatives to drive continuous improvement of financial processes and productivity outcomes with urgency.
  • Is an active presence on the production floor, interacting with associates while emphasizing safety and proactively seeking out areas of opportunity to drive productivity improvement.
  • Shares information in a clear and engaging way that helps teams to understand and apply, across all levels of the organization.
  • ​Able to synthesize large quantities of data into actionable insights.

What you bring to the table

  • ​More than 7 years of relevant work experience
  • Having a bachelors degree in relevant field of education is minimum
  • Experience in a food manufacturing set up
  • Ability to analyze financial reports and recommend changes benefiting the increase in profits of the business
  • Knowledge and ability to adhere to compliance
  • ability to implement and practice accounting policies
  • MBA / CFA / CMA / Cost accounting certificate is preferable
  • Availability to Travel to USA
  • Working knowledge and ability to work on advance MS excel and MS powerpoint is a must



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