Industrial Controller

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Date: 25-Feb-2021

Location: Sricity, Tada, AP, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:96949 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Industrial Controller

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


About Alstom in India

Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. India


Job Title

Industrial Controller

Purpose of the Job

To ensure seamless flow of financial data from production accounting system to Financial books.

Organisational Reporting

Reports to Site controller

Key Network & Links

EXTERNAL – Cost Auditors, Statutory Auditors, vendors (in collaboration with SCM), Bank.

INTERNAL – Logistics, Indus, Manufacturing, Planning, Site controllers, FP&A team, Treasury.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Ensure proper cost controlling and review mechanism (Control costs commitments with key stake holders viz Manufacturing, SCM & Indus teams)
  • Operational Control on factory related topics viz. Factory Efficiency, inventory control, production accounting system( MES/ALISTA) etc.
  • Review and challenge operations on improving the Factory efficiency and cost reduction targets set.
  • Ensure proper accounting and closure of production orders, depreciation allocation, general services allocation etc…
  • Lead CFT team to ensure control in industrial and manufacturing environment at factory.
  • Identifies new areas of improvement at factory to reduce operation cost.
  • Collaborates with CFT to ensure accuracy of the production accounting system, Fixed asset at factory.
  • Establishes controls on rate variances and quantity variances, to ensure proper charge to projects.
  • Ensures physical Inventory and financial inventory tally’s, monitors the results of the perpetual inventory.


Leads CFT to ensure proper Material master are maintained and cross validates, to ensure proper valuation of inventory and recharge to projects via Production order

  • Managing  RS hub projects with junior controller
  • Lead the Group and Statutory audit process relating to the Unit. 
  • Strengthen the controls on Inventory (Material master controls, Obso reserve, stock count, Physical verification). This includes all warehouse/Depot for Sricity unit.
  • Drive Working Capital improvements (Inventory optimization, lead time reductions/takt).
  • Set up operational rhythms with cross functional teams at Sites & manage along with function head on presenting Site performance for factory.
  • Focus on improving / implementing Alstom production accounting system effectively including consumption accounting, Work order closure in SAP.
  • Focus on monitoring & controlling factory cost and presenting under over recovery in synthetic way.
  • Ensuring revenue recognition in accordance with internal control / IFRS guidelines.

Management Reviews

  • Involve & drive budget exercise for the Site along with function heads (Operations, expansion, CAPEX expansions, etc.)
  • Manages team for RS Hub projects( CJB+ Engg billing);   temp staff for production accounting, DIP, Material master review etc..
  • Monthly reviews with site team on  operational performance, KPI’s, dashboards, tax compliance, Actuals Vs Budgets monitoring, etc
    You are expected to play an active role to support the various Operations teams: pro-active, flexible, innovative, close to your Business needs. The specific responsibilities of the role include
  • Monthly Closing and its reporting with explanation of variance with Budgets/Forecasts.
  • To identify & setup comprehensive controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of financial reporting includes SFTR for Cost estimates + revenue.


Action Plan monitoring & Controlling:

 As part of Monthly reviews, drive the  action plans to achieve the monthly targets. You will have to work with different functions to review the progress and drive Ops KPI’s  
Internal controls & Compliance:

Ensure IC is properly implemented in areas of finance, Inventory management, cycle count, production etc.

Depot :

The incumbent will be responsible for depot activity which includes hourly rate maintenance, review of inventory budget Vs  actuals. It Also includes review of material accounting and inventory accuracy


  • CA/ICWA with 8/10+ years of experience or with good commercial knowledge and business acumen from a reputed Company
  • Strong experience in large factories & SAP knowledge is critical
  • Autonomous, proactive, deadline driven
  • Flexible & Able to push innovative ideas

Location - Sri City












      • Forecasting & phasing of OH & Sales ( prodn cost) for factory  and improve Say/ Do ratio on actual performance.
    1. Budgets & Forecasts
    • This includes monthly measurement of actual costs of various cost elements (overheads, labor etc.) as well as variance analysis and forecast for future months/ quarters
    • Review of Workload, Time Booking. Ensure & Monitors proper Reconciliation between hours reporting on projects Alista-MES-GSI-ADEL.
  2. Measurement and Performance Controlling of the function KPI’s:

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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