Operations Controller

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Do you have excellent analytical skills and a passion for finance and operations, do you like working in a dynamic and ambitious work environment and are you a team player? Do you have a strong drive for efficiencies and waste reduction and you are solution oriented? Then we are looking for you!

In this role you will be responsible for the controlling of all Nespresso operations in NL, including supply chain, after sales, call center, sustainability, and quality departments for which you drive resource allocation and efficiency roadmap based on company objectives. In this dynamic role you actively contribute in the decision-making process on both operational and strategic levels. Nestlé and Nespresso work in a matrix organization, this means that you will communicate and work together with a wide range of stakeholders from different departments and location including finance, commercial, sales force and operations.

Your responsibilities as Operations Controller are:

  • Budgeting, dynamic financial forecasting and strategic planning for Nespresso Operations
  • Monitoring actuals spend vs. forecasts.
  • Identifying areas of improvement (war on waste) and driving the efficiency mindset and roadmap.
  • Reviewing, tracking and analyzing performance KPIs. Advising, providing internal reports, and presenting these to management.
  • Building financial Business cases and supporting project teams in designing and implementing key company projects.
  • Pre and Post evaluation of projects and activities.

In this role you report to the Finance Director, and you will also be the financial right hand to the Operations Director.

Operations Controller at Nestlé Nespresso Netherlands

The corporate culture at Nespresso NL is dynamic and focused. We are a direct-to-consumer business and are passionate about customer experience. We work with drive and passion to achieve our goals together. “Making the Difference” has you written all over you, which is needed when working at a company located in a highly competitive market. As Operations Controller you are not afraid to take initiative and your strong drive makes that you are proactive and independent. You will be working in a team in which your passion for lean operations, your drive and high communicative skills will contribute strongly to your environment.

With this position we offer you:

  • a fulltime position (40 hours a week);
  • excellent terms of employment, with elements such as a 13th month, 28 vacation days a year, corporate fitness initiatives and many other extra’s;
  • a large availability and variety of corporate training and development programs;
  • career opportunities, within the Netherlands as well as international;
  • an excellent working environment, high team orientation, high brand and company pride, and motivated and ambitious colleagues.

Respect is at the heart of Nestlé's culture, of which room for differences is an important part. Differences between people who buy our products and in our workplace. We believe it is important that everyone feels welcome and safe at Nestlé, regardless your gender, religion, cultural background, age, disability or who you love. We are convinced that diversity leads to more creativity and innovation and moves our organization forward. That is why we actively work to create a culture and leadership that offers equal opportunities for all!

What are we looking for in an Operations Controller?

  • University level education with a degree in Finance, Economics, or Accounting & Control;
  • 3-6 years of relevant work experience;
  • Knowledge on financial processes and omni-channel operations;
  • Excellent Excel skills and knowledge of an ERP system;
  • Good linguistic skills in English, Dutch is a plus.
Applying for Operations Controller?

Great! If your profile matches the description, we will gladly receive your cv and motivation. You can upload these via the link.

Any questions?

Our recruiters would be glad to answer any pending questions. Feel free to send your questions to careers@nl.nestle.com and you will receive an answer within 3 working days.

Note: We use an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Tool to schedule interviews with our candidates. So keep an eye on your email for the interview invitation!

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