Sr. Process Lead

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 sustainability.

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.

Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.

 

Sr. Process Lead

Gainesville factory in Flowery Branch, GA

 

BASIC PURPOSE 

The Sr. Process Lead has 24 hour, multiple shift accountability for the process results of a department and/or line accountability.  The Sr. Process Lead is a critical member of the Mars Supply Excellence (MSE) implementation and is the resource for technology management of the primary manufacturing systems for the department.  The Sr. Process Lead is responsible for driving operational excellence and continuous improvement efforts by establishing work standards and providing coaching and feedback.  He/she will support Daily Direction Setting by systematically improving the integrity of Line Event Data Systems and documenting critical operation standards to help eliminate unplanned and reduce planned downtime on equipment. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (each item should account for 10% or more)

•     Conducts detailed analysis on performance data and integrates into MSE system.

•     Develops and Improves the Line Loss Analysis (Process Reliability Current and Future State).

•     Develops and standardizes process control parameters across the department using Centerline DMS methodology.

•     Assists Line Leads in managing the performance of their teams through coaching and skills development.

•     Anticipates change and develops plans to effectively implement changes.

•     Owns integrity of Line Event Data Systems, develops reports and insights from this data.

•     Leads root cause problem solving efforts on key chronic losses for the line/department.

•     Supports and coaches AM/PM activities within the department by providing analytics and developing standards.

•     Assist in development of associates on MSE/TPM/CIL/CL SME methodologies

•     Leads TPM/process improvement teams focused on the reduction of downtime and loss elimination.

 

DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY, RECOMMENDATIONS AND IMPACT

•    Responsible for commission validation startup (CVS) for capital projects

•    Responsible for project management for innovation, product specification changes & debottlenecking capacity constraints

•    Makes quick and effective decisions to deliver on commitments and build capabilities

•    Leads and coaches teams on root cause problem solving efforts on key chronic losses for the area

•    Recommends CAB machine improvements to improve line efficiencies

•    Identify and execute machine improvements to achieve optimal line efficiencies

•    Designs systems and process that eliminates or prevents out of control situations

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training

 

Minimum:   The ideal candidate has 7+ years of progressive experience in a manufacturing environment acting in an Industrial Engineering capacity or TPM Pillar leadership. 

 

Preferred: An undergraduate degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering with an advanced degree or MBA also preferred.

 

 

Related Experience/Requirements:

 

Minimum: Prior Engineering CO-OP or Internship experience in an industrial environment

 

Preferred: Microsoft Tools: Word, Excel, PPT, CAD

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

Minimum: Demonstrated technical proficiency in an industrial setting

 Ability to engage and lead teams

 Clear ability to relate to associates across all levels of the organization

 Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.

 Excellent written and oral communication skills.

 

Preferred: Competency in Drive for Results, Action Orientation, Decision Quality, Process Management and Collaboration

 

Physical Requirements:

Frequent lifting / carrying (10-50 lbs.)

 Frequent pushing / pulling (50-300 lbs.) and frequent bending and stooping.

 Frequent handling / gripping (parts, tools, etc.)

Mars 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.

 

Company
Mars
Posted
03/24/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542, US