Mars UK • United Kingdom

Manufacturing Data Analyst

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

The Job:
The purpose of this role is to turn data into information and information into insights to enable improvements to our manufacturing performance. The role will provide data analytics services in the form of reports, dashboards, in depth analysis, investigations and data platforms to support the SLO factory. The role will be leading a data transformation onsite, and you can consider the role has four elements:

Transformation: Leading Data: Leading data transformation in SLO through reviewing current practices and transforming into industry best practices for data analytics. Data owner: holding the keys to the data that is available onsite, being accountable for defining the data, validation of data and storage of the data. Provide KPIs and their evaluation to support the Value Streams in achieving the short- and long-term business objectives in line with the Site strategy. Technical & Functional: Pioneering ways on site for how to make this data available to the site, the leadership team, and other stakeholders (regional and global) when required Systems owner: day to day basis, owning system strategy & development & implementation

The role will require the candidate to be onsite as part of a flexible working arrangement.

Key Responsibilities:

Bring energy, knowledge and innovation to carry out the following:

  • Own performance data (drive action, storage, building capabilities)
  • Turn large amounts of raw data into actionable insights
  • Working with manufacturing teams to understand, collect and utilise multiple data sources
  • Work directly with the site to, design, build and deploy dashboards and reporting tools (for example, PowerBI)
  • Guide, train and support site on using dashboard and tools
  • Driving a data driven culture
  • Ability to interact and communicate with various teams, at all levels of the organization
  • Support and challenge senior management with insights and operational reports

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
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
Bank holiday swaps

We asked employees of Mars UK how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States
Awards & Achievements

Flexa100 2024

1st – Large companies

Industry awards 2023

Consumer Goods

Flexa100 2023

3rd – Large companies

Industry awards 2022

Retail & Ecommerce