Based on 18 responses, the job of Plant Controller has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.59 out of 5. On average, Plant Controllers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Plant Controller?
"How much responsibility I would own."
Plant Controller in Boise:
Rewarding if empowered by management and good systems.
"Being able to adapt to a Fast Pace Environment."
1. Be Proactive - Take accountability for your decisions. 2. Begin each day/week/month with the end in mind - Think SMART - Have a Game Plan. Keep things Simple. 3. Focus on First things First - Bigest Bang for your Buck - Time mangement is critical. Know your deadlines! 4. Sharpen up on Listening Skills - Understand First then Seek to be understood. Inspire Trust. 5. Think Win Win (Your Part of a team wearing the same Jersey all working towards the same goal) 6. Synergize with other Controllers with in you network - Share Best Practices. Drive Standardization as much as possible. 7. Understand when things aren't working and don't be afraid to make tough decisions to drive change.
Pros: The new challenge it brings everyday as not every day is the same one day could be stress free and the next could be total mayhem. I like the fact I am right on my own doorstep and that I earn decent money. I enjoy the people I work with.
Cons: Very stressful job some days working up to 4 vessels a shift at the same time with up to 30 radios coming at me any one given moment and no time to think.
"Get to know your customer."
The key to doing well in this role is to delve in to the details on how the business runs.
"Good opportunity but weird company."
Plant Controller in Stratford:
Pros: The commute time is fine, the environment is good, people are nice.
Cons: Management, performance rewarding.
"Work as Plant Controller."
Pros: Understanding Business. Part of Decision Making. Workign on Business Plan and Forecasts.
"Not paid enough for the stress and deadlines."
Plant Controller in Asheville:
Pros: I have lived here my entire life
Cons: Not high enough pay for responsibility of job