• Finance
  • North East, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Crush It Here!

We're not just about grapes. Our bold ambition is to be the leading company of convenient, good for you, fruit-based food and beverage globally. To make this happen, we need talented, agile and innovative people who want to help us grow something special together.

Our culture is authentic, and we are building an inclusive environment where you can be the best version of yourself. If you're passionate about achieving goals, trying new things and making an impact every day, we want to hear from you!

We're looking for an Assistant Plant Controller to join our team to provide analytical support to our manufacturing operation as well as helping our internal business units obtain key performance metrics.


Preparation, analysis and presentation of the annual plant manufacturing budget for direct labor, material yields, operating outputs and departmental overhead spending, including the development of product cost standards.

Lead month end and quarterly financial forecast processes for the manufacturing operation at North East.

Preparation of all daily, weekly, period end operational performance reports with comments and recommendations for corrective action. (KPI's)

Identifies opportunities to drive cost reduction across all factory and product cost pools (materials, labor, variable & fixed overhead expenses, capital and inventory).

Maintains proper internal controls over all factory assets, including raw and packaging materials, finished goods, supplies, machine parts, and capital equipment.

Oversees proper application of company and accounting policies.

Manage the team responsible for daily inventory control, lot tracking, and production reporting.

Identify opportunities to improve current processes to eliminate 'data entry' and focus on the analytics transforming data into information.

By example, creates a positive work environment that encourages cooperation, team work, and that values and respects differences.


An experienced finance leader who understands the business impact of data and articulates key drivers.

A high performer who can balance multiple competing priorities and deadlines.

A skilled relationship builder with proven ability to work cross functionally.

An agile learner, focused on driving process improvements.

Understands the needs of the customer and consumer by using technology, data and insights.

Makes decisions that positively impact the current and future state of the business.

Works relentlessly to overachieve, anticipate obstacles, and creates plans to overcome them.

Sets stretch goals and plans to achieve them.

Develops meaningful relationships and collaborates across departments.

Engages in healthy dialogue and makes decisions with Welch's best interest in mind.

Continuously changes the status quo and seeks ways to improve and develop.

What You'll Need:

Candidates should have 7-10 years years of financial analysis experience, with cost accounting experience required.

Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting/Business or related field, MBA desired.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel).

Experience with database applications.


Organization with a bold, clear purpose.

Authentic culture that supports working together to deliver results.

Workplace where teams care about each other and your voice is heard.

Core and voluntary benefits so you can choose the right recipe for you.

Generous 401(k) plan with annual company match.

Flexible schedules so you can balance your work life priorities.

Learning and development opportunities with coaching.

Safe and clean working environment.

Welch's believes that our differences make the difference, and we take pride in being an Equal Opportunity Employer Disability/Vets.

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