A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s
more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars
philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An
opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around
you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting
work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best
possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting
to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a
great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive
Because it’s never just about a single person, a
single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s
within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about
having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of
success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and
ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is
always about more than just a job.
About Mars, Incorporated
Mars is a family-owned business with more than a
century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and
the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global
business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’sÂ®,
SNICKERSÂ®, TWIXÂ®, MILKY WAYÂ®, DOVEÂ®, PEDIGREEÂ®, ROYAL CANINÂ®, WHISKASÂ®, EXTRAÂ®,
ORBITÂ®, 5â„¢, SKITTLESÂ®, UNCLE BEN’SÂ®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIAÂ®. Mars also
provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELDÂ® Pet Hospitals, Blue PearlÂ®,
VCAÂ® and Pet Partnersâ„¢. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than
80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality,
Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create
value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
Mars Canada is a subsidiary of the US family-owned
business known as Mars, Incorporated, one of the leading global manufacturers
of branded products. Established in the late 1940's, our three segments –
Petcare, Mars Wrigley Confectionary and Food help Canadians celebrate life
everyday through food experiences. We are an organization that is guided by our
Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. It
is putting these principles into action that allows us to make a difference to
people and the planet, through our performance.
Maintenance Lead’s role is to effectively and efficiently communicate,
facilitate, co-ordinate, and prioritize all maintenance activities within their
area. This position requires working closely with other supply groups
particularly Operations (Value Steam), QF&S, HSE, Training, and Engineering
to ensure consistent product quality, productivity and safety. The
Maintenance Lead will make assignments and monitor progress, co-ordinate
training, schedule, and develop associates in their area of
responsibility. The Maintenance Lead is responsible for developing and
implementing continuous improvement activities that address safety, quality,
and efficiency. The Maintenance Lead is responsible for detailed planning
of planned work in their area. Leads must have in-depth knowledge of
maintenance activities and be recognized as an expert in multiple technologies.
The Maintenance Lead role requires strong leadership, communication,
interpersonal and team building skills to support Site objectives.
all aspects of the sites Reactive Maintenance team, including apprentices.
associates to interpret data (trend data, identify root cause, implement
and develop permanent solutions to prevent chronic or significant reliability
of quality or product conformance issues to ensure corrective/preventative
actions are implemented and completed.
project planning and estimate moderately complex jobs.
Associates on safe operating procedures.
input as appropriate regarding safety.
working conditions are Normal and enforce safety requirements.
and follow all engineering standards when implementing projects.
continuous improvement by developing and implementing systems that optimize all
phases of the manufacturing process and support key business objectives (waste,
labor, reliability, ATS, line capacity, etc.).
input to feasibility and change management requests.
to other Sites and across areas.
report and help any potential product contamination issue.
clean work environment including 5S adherence and follow through to ensure
completion of action plans to address sources of contamination.
role in cleaning and sanitation of area.
job and development expectations to associates
performance coaching and feedback to associates on a regular basis
with hiring decisions along with Manager
Engagement including facilitation of team building discussions
supplemental input for associates’ performance reviews
ability to resolve non-routine issues at root cause and incorporate into
best practices for area and insure best practices are followed.
or participate in continuous improvement efforts.
to complete root cause failure analysis on issues involving reliability,
product/packaging defects, downtime and slow time.
works and communicates with all departments (scheduling, engineering, R&D,
IE, logistics, operations, etc.)
- General skills and basic mechanical and/or electrical aptitude
to lead a team of highly skilled associates
technical/analytical skills by effectively performing troubleshooting and
repair/replace on modules of expertise
of the line or area goals and performance
at analyzing information concerning module of expertise
performance metrics (ATS, TRS, waste, etc.)
direct impact on internal and external customers
- Ability to troubleshoot at the system level on operational basis.
Troubleshoots non-routine problems at the system level and leads routine PMs
and minor enhancements
- Must have a good understanding of interfacing with PLC's, scales and display
- Basic experience in selecting and installation process instrumentation.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Making Authority and Impact
the effective use of time, materials, etc. to achieve completion of
to start machine maintenance periods, which systems out of the area to
run or shut down, in co-operation with the Operations group.
Quality finished products
monitor the product and materials against our quality standards,
questions and respond to product/materials that do not meet our
improvements when required, complying with site GMP and Visual Workplace
improvements of area to maintain clean, efficient, and orderly work
engaged in the development of World Class Safety for the site.
co-ordination of the right resources in the right place at the right time
to perform this job in a competent and expedient manner can result in
extended slow time or downtime, possible damage to major equipment and
possible health safety risks to the individual or others.
years’ experience in an manufacturing environment within a technical
capacity (controls, electrical or mechanical)
years of management/leadership within a technical capacity
of TPM or continuous improvement experience
command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
to collaborate and work cross functionally with various internal/external
partners and influence when needed
written, communication, listening, and influencing skills
degree in a technical field
years of experience in management/leadership capacity in a manufacturing
Sigma certification and/or TPM or Continuous improvement experience
proven success managing Budgets
criminal records check will be required for this position.
is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation
during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon
request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant
will be penalized as a result of such a request.
Canada is committed to equity in employment and diversity. Mars Canada will
provide an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with
accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require a
disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform Mars Canada
of your requirements. For more information please review Mars Canada's
Accessibility Policy and address any questions about that policy to MarsCanada.Accessibility@effem.com.