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This position utilizes sound people management, technical problem solving and project management skills to preserve and maintain the factory's infrastructure, utilities and equipment.  It requires adherence to global maintenance best practices, including continuous improvement and total productive maintenance (TPM).  Must provide technical solutions for plant issues along with managing the storeroom to achieve department objectives.  This position manages both internal and external resources to support activities on the site.   This position also actively participates and contributes to the success of area continuous improvement teams.

Continuous improvement is a critical aspect of this role. It will be accomplished through developing and maintaining a technical group that utilizes all continuous improvement analytical

Principal Accountabilities

Actively participate and collaborate with all functional areas to properly maintain and improve the plant assets to deliver metrics (Quality, Safety, Plant Service Level, productivity, waste reduction, etc.) within the assigned area.

Acting as the catalyst, identify opportunities for site technical or operations improvement, gain acceptance of the need for change and lead the implementation of the agreed upon changes.

Effectively manage direct reports to ensure global maintenance best practices are being implemented and adhered to.  Ensure that each direct report has results-based objectives, timely performance reviews, and appropriate development plans.  Ensure that each maintenance associate has the necessary skills and tools to meet their job expectations.  Develop a robust plan for skills enhancement for all maintenance associates.

Manage costs to ensure adherence to the existing budget.  Provide timely and accurate maintenance cost analysis to ensure the budgeting process is accurate and meets the business requirements.  Participate in all site projects to ensure that safety, reliability, maintainability, and cost effectiveness requirements are delivered.  Key stakeholder in identifying and prioritizing site capital needs.  Write, justify, submit and execute site capital projects as approved.  Provide Safety, Security, and Environmental advice/counsel to site staff regarding issues which may have an impact on the site.


Operations Strategy – Align with operations partner(s), providing key maintenance requirements including shutdowns and mandatory down-time requirements, to ensure overall equipment effectiveness and support of site operations objectives (ATS, TRS, FPG, etc)


 Personal Development – Actively participate in the Mars associate development process to remain current in managerial and technical competencies


Preferred Qualifications

  •  In-depth knowledge of critical utility systems (steam, air, water, electricity).
  •  Highly developed understanding and proven experience in all aspects of safety in the work-place.
  •  Minimum 1 year experience in a food production environment
  •  Minimum 7 years in a Production Environment
  •  Minimum 5 years in a supervisory or managerial role
  •  Cross-Functional Managerial experience (operations, HR, Engineering, etc)
  •  Proven Project Management experience
  •  Experience with planning and managing a site's maintenance budget.
  •  Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, internet software, e-mail.
  • Ability to work any shift as needed
  • Ability to tolerate an ambiguous environment.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA/EPA requirements and related guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of Lock Out Tag Out Procedures
  • Working knowledge of property protection insurance requirements.
COMPENSATION $80,000 - $140,000 RANGE
DATE POSTED 03/23/2018

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