mutually rewarding experience.
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 sustainability.
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
About Mars, Incorporated
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’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®,
PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®,
MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that
include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™.
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.
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.
Site Technical Manager has responsibility for managing and improving
operational risks, equipment reliability and system integrity through the
leadership of Maintenance and Engineering resources across the site. The
Technical Manager creates a culture of ownership and capability at the site and
delivers results through proactive strategies and tool implementation.
The Technical Manager leads a team of 5-10 direct reports which may include
Maintenance & Utilities Leads, Reliability Engineers, Maintenance Planners,
Sr Control Techs and Site Project Engineers. This position also has
responsibility for up to 25 indirect maintenance associates in their
organization. This position is a key senior member of the Site Leadership
development and delivery of multi-year maintenance and engineering
strategy to execute and deliver critical KPI’s for Supply
and facilitating the Progressive Maintenance Pillar
of all utilities, maintenance, & engineering at the site.
asset management from early equipment management, project management (i.e.
design, installation, vertical start-up), optimization, maintenance and
delivery of new product initiatives at the site to meet business needs.
compliance to Mars standards related to technical job function of the
Maintenance costs to ensure the budgeting process is accurate and the
department meets the business requirements.
site engineering projects to scope, timing, and costs.
and sustains maintenance predictive technology strategies to provide a
proactive maintenance culture.
and contributing member of the Mars Wrigley Confectionery Americas
Regional Technical Manager Community of Practice (CoP) by sharing
expertise / information, developing and implementing regional best
practices and standards.
and Engineering team engagement and associate development.
personal leadership and managerial skills
leadership to continuously improve the effectiveness of the technical
the development of others
for Excellence in Execution
and implements strategies to ensure that the Maintenance Department
delivers equipment reliability (Planned and Unplanned Maintenance Losses)
for agreed cost (Labor and Production Expenses)
current with functional tools and methodologies in Maintenance and
projects that meet business and regional activity plans
with all Stakeholders to ensure all project objectives are clearly defined
the delivery of scope, time, budget and cash flow for all projects
team members to gain and sustain a technical competitive advantage
initiatives that improve implementation efficiencies as well as
lean ways of working in the engineering process and as a project
innovative solutions resulting in sustained technical competitive
project solutions with value added engineering and lean design
projects that maximize asset utilization
the development of technology platforms for providing a sustained
to identify, protect and expand intellectual property of the corporation
standards for equipment, systems and engineering processes and collaborate
with other senior engineers and global technical teams
external business relationships including construction contractors and
develops practices and methodologies that increase the effectiveness and
reduces the costs of engineering
strategic and technical leadership to the Maintenance and Engineering
represents the Regional Maintenance and Engineering function
project teams to meet project objectives as agreed upon by stakeholders
technical project associates that may be distributed across multiple sites
the adherence to the Five Principles
Education & Professional Qualification
degree in Engineering or technical related field preferred
understanding of maintenance and engineering principals – knowledge
of technical disciplines: Process, Packaging or Electrical/Controls are
skills – high performance team experiences
(Certified Maintenance & Reliability Process) certification or working
to obtain within 18 months of placement into roll
years of experience preferred. Related experience in a CPG
manufacturing environment or similar industry. Experience must
include manufacturing based maintenance and engineering with
and/or Engineering Leadership experience (10 years of experience
technical abilities and practical experience with strong capabilities in
the following areas:
of manufacturing systems and unit operations
solving and analytical methods
measurement and control
ability to effectively manage multiple projects/initiatives within budget
(Total Productive Maintenance) type experience with emphasis on PM
(Progress Maintenance) and EM (Early Management) pillar leadership
A criminal records check will be required for this
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 toMarsCanada.Accessibility@effem.com.