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Cost Controller (Turnaround) in Red Deer at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Red Deer
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Design Group Staffing is currently searching for a COST CONTROLLER (Turnaround) to work a contract position in the Red Deer, AB area

  • To start August 2018
  • End Dec 31st, 2018
  • 4 days a week / 10-hour days
  • NO relocation assistance, travel or accommodation provided
  • Jnr to Intermediate level of experience required

Reporting to the Turnaround Manager, with direction from the cost control coordinator, the successful candidate’s duties will include budget preparation, forecasting expenditures, and tracking and reporting costs to the turnaround manager. Your involvement in each turnaround will last the entire turnaround cycle, from project creation to project close-out.

  • Certified cost professional through AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering), or supporting diploma or degree,
  • 3-5 years of experience in Cost Control in manufacturing facility is preferred;
  • Expertise in SAP modules Project Systems and Maintenance Planner;
  • Understanding of Manufacturing Turnaround organizations and project management;
  • Ability to act independently within guidelines of strategies and procedures contained in the turnaround manual.

Key areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Budget management:
  • coordinate the budget development at each phase of the turnaround as per current standards and guidelines.
  • Develop the cash flow and report actual vs. planned expenditures as per the established schedule (monthly, weekly, and daily during execution).
  • Assess all aspects of turnaround costs across the life of the turnaround, including actual, committed, and forecasted costs.
  • Create and manage work orders and purchase orders for turnaround overheads;
  • Effective management of invoices and timesheets to allow accurate forecasting;
  • Manage a transparent process of allocation of appropriate turnaround costs to capital projects, as per existing guidelines.

How to Apply

  • All interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter in MS Word to the attention of Sameer Moddin at
  • We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.
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