Job ID R-485724 Date posted May 27, 2024

Plant Controller

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

Join BD!! The Plant Controller provides Financial/Accounting support for the BD DS business, specifically Cayey, PR. This includes providing financial support and leadership to Finance and Operations leaders, playing a key role in establishing and achieving financial objectives and formulating and executing Operations strategies.
The position will be responsible for maintaining accounting and reporting procedures resulting in accurate product costs and manufacturing performance reporting and ensures product inventories and manufacturing assets are adequately safeguarded and financial reporting. The position will occasionally interact with Global Marketing, Research and Development, and other General & Administrative functions.  Drives change, as needed, to ensure compliance to GAAP/SOX, reviewing and delivering recommendations for continuous improvement, and clearly communicating relevant fiscal information to executive management. you will manage the Cayey based staff.


  • Oversees all planning, reporting, and analysis of Standard Product Costing, Manufacturing Variances, Inventory and its component parts.  Including:
  • Developing standard costs
  • Maintaining fixed assets
  • Ensuring reserves are calculated appropriately.
  • Ensuring manufacturing performance is accurately reported.
  • Partners with the Manufacturing Directors and Plant ESC to optimize finance related operational decisions, ensure appropriate financial/accounting rigor, introduce process discipline as needed, and safeguard company assets.
  • Drives continuous financial improvement through Gross Profit analysis, Inventory analysis, New Product and Discontinuance Analysis, and Spending analysis.
  • Ensures that financial reports and records are prepared in compliance with US GAAP and BD financial policies.
  • Ensures that financial controls are maintained and that the requirements of the Sarbanes/Oxley Act are met.
  • Assists both internal and external auditors with their periodic review of the BD Diagnostic Systems financial records. Is further responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from the audit findings.
  • Reviews and monitors capital expenditures and lease agreements for proper compliance with BD policies and procedure. This includes the review and approval on all Capital Appropriation Requests (CB-2’s) and tracking and reporting of construction in progress and capitalization of assets.
  • Perform financial assessment in Engineering Change Order (ECR/O) systems activities in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and quality standards.
  • Actively support Continuous Improvement efforts by leading and/or participating in blitzes and projects as required.
  • Actively attend and participate in the ESC meeting and initiatives, whenever requested.
  • Coordinating and directing the activities of exempt and/or nonexempt finance associates in Cayey DS.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.


  • Proven ability to improve controls and influence decisions through accounting knowledge and data driven financial analysis.
  • Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, macros, VLOOKUPS, etc.)
  • ERP experience is necessary; specifically, SAP experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well with management of all levels.
  • Knowledge of corporate accounting policies and procedures.
  • Determined, proactive and seeks continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, matrixed, challenging environment with strong attention to detail.
  • Should be well organized and possess good analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead projects.
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)
  • Audit experience preferred, and knowledge of SOX controls.
  • Position requires limited domestic travel.


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance is required.  A CPA, MBA, or CMA is desired.
  • Requires 7+ years of relevant progressive accounting AND finance experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Hands on experience required includes:
    • manufacturing operations
    • product costing
    • manufacturing variances and inventory control
    • financial analysis
    • budgeting & forecasting experience
  • Proven ability to lead and serve as an effective team member in a large organization including planning, developing, organizing, directing, managing, and evaluating personnel.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 


Primary Work Location

USA PR Cayey - Vicks Drive

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US BD 1st Shift 8am-5pm (United States of America)

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