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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Senior Manager - Business Controlling

Country/Region:  MX

El Salto, JAL, MX, 45680

 Req ID 57215 | El Salto, Mexico

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology. Whether it is a passenger car or commercial vehicle – the chassis plays a central role in safety, comfort and dynamics. ZF not only develops the essential components such as steering, braking or damping systems, the group also links all systems on board which are involved in longitudinal, lateral or vertical acceleration. This ensures a pleasantly relaxed driving experience without rough strokes – no matter whether occupants drive for themselves or are being driven autonomously.


We are looking for our Sr. Manager Business Controller for our plant at EL SALTO, GDL.


Key Responsibilities & Deliverables

  • Directs overall financial results of the Report Unit and leading the OP, Forecasts and Strategic Plan process..
  • Ensures achievement of productivity targets for M&L, Sourcing, Logistic and Quality
  • Act as a coach for senior business partners and develop the talent pipeline for the finance team
  • Establish a  finance vision/strategy for operations and MM in support of the overall business strategy and a roadmap for Finance functional excellence
  • Validates that financial transactions, policies and procedures satisfy corporate short and long-term objectives and are in compliance with regulatory standards
  • Ensures that all cost and investment targets in business case decisions/ customer quotes are aligned and approved.
  • Develop a global collaborative, diverse and passionate team.
  • Participation in KPI’s for new products. 



  • 10 years plus of experience in financial leadership roles (local/regional CFO, FP&A, …) including being part of the management team.
  • GM capability including a strong understanding of the major processes and functions across the business and plant operations
  • Driving manufacturing strategy based on deep experience in a broad range of disciplines within finance in an international industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Individual should have the proven ability to manage through major change.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Strong analytical skills to break down complex situations and see beyond the obvious first steps 
  • Action oriented individual and comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
  • Good motivator and effective communicator who functions well in an international matrix organization.
  • Proven track record of communication with Executive Management.


What We Offer

  • Global work environment
  • Executive benefits
  • Competitive wages


Be part of our ZF team as Senior Manager - Business Controlling and apply now!



Jose Luis Rodriguez


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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