Industrial Hub Controller North France

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
December 2, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06623

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Industrial Hub Controller North France

Job Summary

Role :

Business Partner to Industrial Hub Director and management team. Runs appropriate Operational and Financial controls to support industrial activities and serve business objectives.

Scope :

  • Reporting to PM EMEA Industrial Controlling Director 

  • 10 sites covered

  • Localisation . France (Paris or Lorient)

Responsabilities :

Business partnering activities

  • Analyze Hub costs to identify risks and performance improvement opportunities

  • Variable Costs such as energy, chemicals, packaging…

  • Fixed Costs such as labor, maintenance….

Controlling Activities

  • Responsible of the Financial Budgets and Forecasts of the hub 

  • Lead and manage the monthly reporting and analysis of all operating costs at hub level

  • Validate Operations and Purchasing key indicators: CAPEX, Stocks, Savings… 

  • Review capital expenditure requests 

  • Control financial impact of mining plan (Reserves & Overburden assets, Depletion, UoP) 

  • Responsible for standard cost set-up and follow-up

  • Monitor and propose performance improvement on OWC-related items: Stocks, Accounts Payables


Assess, monitor and control risks within the relevant hub area

Provide accurate, timely and appropriate data to support the effective monitoring of the Industrial  and commercial activities

Ensure compliance of business operations with company policies and best practices.

Competencies :

Key competencies 

  • Strong attention to detail, operations acumen and continuous improvement mindset

  • Ability to drive pragmatically standard and efficient cross-functional processes

  • Strong team player

  • Excellent communications skills.

  • Knowledge of SAP, Magnitude and advanced Excel/Google sheet skills

  • Fluency in English is a plus

Ideal background/ experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.

  •     A minimum of 5 years of professional experience with financial/accounting experience is preferred.

  • Previous experience working within the mining industry preferred

Key competencies 

BU controller, or deputy BU controller, or Operation Controller


Position Type

Full time



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