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Project Commissioning Manager- 12 Month Contract Assignment
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Project Management
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Contract
Contract Length: 1 year
Posting Date: April 06, 2021
Job Location:

Bolton, ON
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Job Description

*This is a 1 year assignment.

Job Purpose:

This role's main function is the Operational integration of new products and automation into the factory which includes execution of all CVS (Commissioning, Validation, and Start Up) activities and training of Mars Associates. Inherent to these responsibilities is the operational planning, preparation and execution of projects working internally with other site associates and externally with Central Project Managers and the Central Engineering Team.

During the start-up of a major capital project, this position will focus on developing and executing the CVS plan and training of new associates. This will be measured by learning curve achievement. After the factory reaches learning curve objectives, the focus will shift toward improving the new installed processes.

What we are looking for:

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 2+ years in a project management role
  • Previous continuous improvement (CI) experience and/or previous experience using CI tools (5S, Kaizen, TPM, lean, etc)
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Strong analytical and problem solving

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Under graduate degree
  • Understanding of Mars capital appropriation processes
  • Knowledge of Mars quality systems and lean manufacturing principles
  • Strong working knowledge of manufacturing, warehousing and/or engineering functions in a food processing/distribution facility

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the CVS plan for new projects and execute all CVS activities including commissioning, validation and start-up for all major and small minor projects at the site.
  • Coordinate site CVS activities including allocating resources, collaborating with the engineering team, leading cross-functional decision-making teams concerning project activities, developing the CVS plan, creating standard operating procedures and maximizing the operational effectiveness of start-up
  • Establish and manage the CVS/Training budget for new and existing projects.
  • Communicate with plant management to ensure appropriate resources are in place
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practices Instructions to maximize operational effectiveness and manage the flow of documentation
  • Transfer equipment knowledge and operation through formal and informal associate training
  • Attend/support VAT/FATs as needed for projects
  • Responsible for creating and managing the CVS team budget.
  • Working in partnership with the Project Engineering Manager. Engineering drives the project through Engineering Checkout and the CVS Manager takes the lead through the Commissioning, Validation and Start-up Phases.
  • Responsible with Central engineering managers to ensure communication paths are set up to keep all departments informed of activities.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package.
  • To be respected and valued.
  • The Five Principles at the center of every decision we make.
  • The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come.

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®, BEN’S ORIGINAL® 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 130,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.


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