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Maintenance Technician
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Engineering,Maintenance
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: October 14, 2020
Job Location:

Bolton, ON
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Job Description

Job Summary

The Technicians are system experts in their assigned area, and are highly functional in multiple areas. The Technicians must also ensure efficiency, operational conformance, product quality and continuous improvement. Functions as a member of a maintenance area team which is directly responsible for the efficient maintenance of a group of assets to a baseline state. Effectively troubleshoot operate/change over specified machinery in the assigned area. This job requires strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills to support site objectives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for plant reliability in designated area of the plant; equipment downtime, execution of permanent repairs and preventative maintenance, complicated changeovers, and significant improvement of area, backup for Reliability Leader and maximizes overall area and plant performance through reliability;
  • Perform all complex troubleshooting and repairs to minimize downtime in designated area of plant
  • Ownership for all technical changeover procedures and effectiveness; completes complicated changeovers within scheduled timeframe
  • Notifies Maintenance Leader of potential upgrades and modifications
  • Fluent in CMMS – add and complete work orders through CMMS providing adequate detail and follow-up
  • Recommend and implement improvements for recurring reliability issues in Area
  • Attend and participate in all maintenance planning and daily downtime meetings
  • Provides training for operators in optimal changeover procedures, proper PM and work order completion
  • Every associate at Mars has responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.

Key Lateral Responsibilities

  • Shift Team
  • Maintenance Team

Key Critical Competencies (Functional or Leadership)

  • Electrical and/or Mechanical aptitude
  • Strong leadership
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Conflict management

Key Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum Secondary School diploma and Post Secondary Education in a technical field
  • Recognized trade certificate/license (mechanical)
  • Safe work practices with equipment, materials, automation, etc.
  • Proven ability to optimize equipment to meet or exceed product specifications, schedule, and planned rates
  • Strong technical problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of food safety, HACCP, ISO, materials conversion

Critical Learning Experiences

  • 5-10 years of manufacturing experience as licensed millwright with significant understanding manufacturing operations
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously improve an area/equipment operation

About Mars:

Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5â„¢, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitalsâ„¢, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, 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 our 125,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.


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