Mars UK • United Kingdom

Industrial Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

In your role as a Senior Industrial Engineer you will work as a Change Agent on optimizing performance and drive value leadership. The job is to be a “catalyst for change” and you will initiate and drive game-changing workstreams to optimize our cost-to-serve for our customers and support Mars to become a more efficient, agile and lean company.

As a Senior Industrial Engineer, you will play a significant role in the development of our local supply strategies in close collaboration with a vast stakeholder network. The role supports the execution of these strategies, drives operational excellence and establishes a high level of networking to ensure cross fertilization.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Economics
  • 3+ years of experience in Production or Supply Chain roles
  • Knowledge of internal manufacturing and major business processes, FMCG would be a benefit
  • Significant change management experience
  • Understanding of improvement tools as SIXSIGMA, Kaizen, 5S
  • Ability to work cross functionally with Senior Leaders and stakeholders
  • Track record in leading step-change initiatives / Best practice roll out
  • Eager to analyse and inspired by maximizing value
  • Fluent in English
  • [Insert foreign languages requirements if necessary]

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Optimize performance and drive value leadership
  • Initiate and drive game-changing workstreams to optimize our cost-to-serve for our customers and support Mars to become a more efficient, agile and lean company
  • Development of our local supply strategies in close collaboration with a vast stakeholder network
  • Ensures Root Cause Analysis and insight generation
  • Drive business change - Business change management, Program development & design

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 company bonus.

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Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Sabbaticals
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave

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Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)

57:43

Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth
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