Plant Inspector / Controller
Plant inspectors/controllers are responsible for coordinating plant accounting and financial reporting activities.
- Cost accounting
- Financial closing and reporting
- Calculating tax
- Inventory management
- Calculating the Return On Investment (ROI)
- Well-rounded leaders, able to coach their team and act as a strategic business partner with their colleagues too
- Overseeing internal accounts and processes means that plant inspectors/controllers offer guidance on improvement to ensure a plant runs efficiently at the lowest cost
- Performing monthly analysis of trends and forecasts to highlight financial risks and opportunities
- Typically, plant inspectors/controllers work around 40 hours a week, usually between 9am and 6pm
- There may be times where you'll need to work overnight or at the weekend, depending on circumstances
- Newly trained plant inspectors/controllers can earn in the region of £20,000–£25,000
- Trained with experience plant inspectors/controllers can earn in the region of £25,000–£45,000
- Senior plant inspectors/controllers can earn in the region of £45,000–£60,000
Qualifications & TrainingTo become a Plant Inspector/Controller you will usually be expected to have experience in the plant/plant hire business or at least have mechanical engineering skills. There are several qualifications offered by training organisations which can help you improve your skills in this area of work.