Industrial Controller

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Zaandam, NH, NL, 1506 MA

Company: Bunge

Location : Zaandam 

City : Zaandam 

State : Noord-Holland (NL-NH) 

Country : Netherlands (NL) 

Requisition Number : 28145 


Are you a finance expert with a passion for (food) production? Do you have strong SAP skills and a talent for analyzing and optimizing costs? If so, you might be the perfect fit for our Industrial Controller role.


Industrial Controller

In this role you will manage the controlling tasks related to our factories in Wormerveer, Neuss and our new high-tech factory currently being built in the harbor of Amsterdam. Bunge Loders Croklaan is a leading global producer and supplier of sustainable premium quality vegetable oils and fats for the food manufacturing industry.

You will work closely with departments such as operation, commercial and other finance teams to ensure that the production process is efficient, profitable and compliant. You will be responsible for the costing of materials, resources and inventory, as well as ensuring compliance with SOX and statutory audit requirements. Additionally, you will monitor and analyze budgeted and actual costs of production and provide insights and recommendations to improve efficiency and profitability

Furthermore, you will manage a team of assistants in the Netherlands (2) and Germany (1).


Other main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining accurate and timely records of inventory levels in SAP
  • Joing responsibility for a timely and complete month, quarter and year end closure including audits
  • Calculating and updating the standard costs of materials and products, including depreciation, labor and overheads
  • Comparing and explaining the variances between budgeted and actual costs of production on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Weekly Stock Reports and other SOX-related requirements
  • Evaluate and improve production processes
  • Partner in developing a strong Controlling organization


Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • At least a few years of experience as an Industrial Controller, Plant Controller or within a similar role in a production/industrial environment
  • Strong knowledge of SAP and MS Office
  • Proficient in English, Dutch is preferred
  • As you will be managing a small team, we expect you to have leadership skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible approach and able to deal with deadlines (especially during the month end)


We offer you an excellent remunerations package:

  • Excellent start salary and bonus system
  • We stimulate the development of our employees by offering opportunities for training- and development
  • Company pension without individual contribution
  • 25 holiday days
  • Travel compensation (Location is easy to reach by public transport or own transport. We have our own parking lot)
  • Hybrid working policy



If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to seeing your application and motivation in English by hitting apply.


In case of questions, please get in touch with Debora de Vries (Talent Acquisition Specialist at


Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.



We Are Bunge

Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now.

We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionate, bold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.

Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:

Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, teamwork and respect

Drive for Excellence by being agile innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right by acting safely, ethically and sustainably

If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.

If you are interested in this exciting and rewarding opportunity, please apply online with your CV and motivation letter.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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