Production Controller- Waltham, MA

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Waltham, MA, US, 2451

Company: Dentsply Sirona, Inc


Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. Dentsply Sirona’s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sirona’s global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY.


Bringing out the best in people


As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we’re looking for the best to join us.


Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:


Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.


Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.


Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.


Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.  



We are looking for a Production Controller to support our Operations site in Waltham, MA, USA. A role where you will work closely with our Senior Management team in an international environment within the Medical Device industry to build close relationship with our management team, support with tasks such as inventory project costs, pricing and business plans. In addition, you will be responsible to contribute in the monthly closing processes and focus on business partnering to the Production Director.


You will be part of a world leading dental company within an international matrix driven organization. You can expect both fun and challenges on our continuous journey. Are you ready to join a company that´s been innovating industry leading products and services for more than a century? Join us as we make people smile!


You will report directly to the Supply Chain Finance Director where you will work close to our Operations site lead, the Supply Chain FP&A and Accounting Directors in an international environment.



  • Act as business partner for Operation Lead in support of the manufacturing activities including reporting, analysis and decision-making.  
  • Provide leadership to manufacturing site to ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial reporting.
  • Oversees month-end close activities including journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations related to product cost and inventory.
  • Oversees the ERP production data, ensuring that the operations team is properly recording and reporting inventory and COGS related transactions.
  • Oversees in the review of the manufacturing variances and the understanding of the detail transactions.
  • Oversees the preparation of various analysis including manufacturing costs and variances including spend and absorption.
  • Acts as a liaison between Engineering, Manufacturing, Distribution and Marketing to ensure effective and efficient processes involving BOM-type inventory logistics.
  • Serves as a key member of the site leadership team providing financial thought leadership to the organization.


To succeed in this role you need strong leadership skills when it comes to building relationship and collaborations across the organization. You need to be comfortable working in a global business environment that is ever changing. We will value a high level of integrity, transparency and accountability. You should expect to drive for results while maintaining our customer focus and keeping up with current business trends. We will look for your strategic thinking, an innovative approach, analytical mindset and passion for complex problem solving.


Background / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline.
  • At least 3-6 years of experience in cost accounting, and / or related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • In-depth understanding of costing methodologies and volume & spend variance analysis.
  • Firm knowledge of policies and practices involved in financial management, accounting principles/procedures, and capital project evaluation.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices involved in the implementation of audit standards with heavy emphasis on SOX and internal controls.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), is an advantage.
  • Some domestic and / or international travel may be required.



Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.

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