The purpose of this role is to act as a catalyst in driving loss elimination in our ambition for ‘zero loss’, in line with the site priorities. The role holder will structurally optimize the efficiency & effectiveness of our operation, building problem -solving capability through coaching on the shop floor & defining new standards in key Focused Improvement activities.
What are we looking for?
Continuous improvement experience & leadership in manufacturing
Degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field desirable (preferred)
Advanced knowledge & experience of MSE (TPM) methodology
Problem-Solving experience & success
Project Management Capability
What will be your key responsibilities?
Attendance in weekly value stream reviews to build loss intelligence and set priorities
Ownership of the Focused Improvement Process Essential Element as a key member of the Focused Improvement Pillar
Analysis of data and planning of the key improvements for the critical measures, specifically TRS and NQC (to eliminate chronic issues) through Basic Problem Solving and support of Breakdown Elimination (BDE)
Identification and support of CI activities that will create value, leading Focused Improvement initiatives and Six Sigma projects from identification through control phase
Stabilization and standardization of production processes (eliminating the re-occurrence of sporadic issues) via the definition of trigger levels for escalation in FMOS and supporting the development of centrelines in collaboration with Autonomous Work Teams in AM
Responsible for standard operating procedure (SOP) implementation linked to all Improvement activities with support from the Education & Training pillar
Leadership and mentorship of others in the practical use of the TPM (Mars Supply Excellence) & Six Sigma philosophy
Execution of small minor CAB projects as part of the CI initiatives
What can you expect from Mars?
Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.
Join a purpose-driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
An industry-competitive salary and benefits package, including a company bonus.
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