Budget/Program Manager

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/5/2016

Linde North America, Inc Stewartsville, NJ

Company
Linde North America, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
916056
AJE Ref #
575987104
Location
Stewartsville, NJ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage in support of the Bulk Supply strategy the combined area KPI and plant and fleet maintenance performance definitions, target setting process, and reporting:

Manage KPI and combined area performance definitions including efficiency, power, losses, reliability, fleet maintenance, asset management and staffing. Recommend and agree targets that achieve Area financial goals with the Regions, ROC, management, and platforms
Utilize and/or develop systems and methodologies that provide validated data for reporting and personnel incentive plan purposes
Using validated data construct and deliver on a regular basis to required parties concise exception based management reports on performance overall and by specific KPI or area
Provide ad hoc reports and studies as required including the provision of validated data for all significant data driven projects, local or Global

Drive process excellence and continuous improvement around all administrative activities for the make and deliver teams (SAP data entry, payroll, trip administration, procurement, etc)
Ensure all business processes done by the administrative team maintain a high degree of quality
Resolve any issues that arise from the business processes
Drive standardization within the group and across the other regions

Program Manage GAP
Lead the Identification and prioritization of improvement opportunities by plant, region, transportation fleet, platform, asset management, or business process
Suggest Gap targets and provide or assist with business case justification. Coordinate the GAP review process with Finance/RBU GAP team to move projects to MG5 status
Analyze performance v targets and provide exception based reporting

Benchmark Combined Area Performance
Analysis performance to identify internal best practice: safety, plants, efficiency, losses, staffing, business process, plant and fleet maintenance, asset management, and reliability
Identify external benchmarks and review indicated improvement or knowledge sharing opportunities for application internally
Recommend projects for GAP or general business consideration as indicated

Manage yearly budgeting process
Develop transparent, timely, and straightforward processes to establish the yearly combined area Supply opex, maintenance expense and small capex budgets
Provide or work with stakeholders to develop business case justifications where required
Provide challenge to status quo year on year budgeting by comparing to bottom up or best practice examples
Manage the revision process such that final budget is optimized, agreed with stakeholders, and supports the overall Supply strategy and priorities

Manage the Tonnage Invoicing Process
Be expert in the overall Supply TI business process
Ensure collection models match contractual requirements
Manage master data and assist in setting up TI verse contractual requirements
Establish appropriate metrics to monitor performance of TI and action gaps and deliver training and training materials
Deliver validated monthly invoice volumes and production volumes to be used for customer billing purposes

Actively participate in and support the Global platform team(s) and requirements representing RBU NA Supply

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in finance or accounting.
Minimum of 7 years relevant experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate level business degree a plus
Knowledgeable in financial systems and possess a thorough understanding of capital/expense budgeting and project financial evaluation
Six sigma black belt certification a plus
Understands overall Supply area cost drivers, business process, and contractual approaches for bulk and tonnage supply and distribution
Ability to translate complex data from various and disparate systems into cohesive and effective management information
Ability to interface with and understand the business process needs of diverse groups within the organization; sales, contracts group, finance, product management, engineering/technical, distribution, HR, IS and field operations
Knowledgeable about capital/expense budgeting, project development and justification including audit standards and processes
Must be very knowledgeable in SAP, Excel, Access, and related Maximo along with reporting environments and tools
Line management experience of professional or technical staff required
Strong business systems experience essential

Linde offers excellent salaries, world-class benefits, and unparalleled opportunities for development all to create an invigorating and satisfying environment.

Join a World Leading Team Today!

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EOE/AA DISABLED/VETERANS



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