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Continuous Improvement Technician

The purpose of this position is to drive the continuous improvement effort at the site; developing processes to identify and...

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The purpose of this position is to drive the continuous improvement effort at the site; developing processes to identify and eliminate all types of losses, leading and coaching others to lead initiatives to address losses, and embedding a continuous improvement mindset in all Associates. The Continuous Improvement Technician will collect and analyse data, as well as work with all plant Associates to understand losses and opportunities for improvement. They will then lead the effort to execute improvements, while teaching and coaching others.

Key Responsibilities:

Champion the rigorous application of Mars Supply Excellence (MSE) tools and execution of standards
Support/lead continuous improvement activities such as work process improvements, loss elimination and problem solving using standard MSE tools and practices
Provide regular, ongoing communication with plant Associates and Line Managers of status of improvement activities
Drive safety, quality and efficiency measures through proactive problem resolution, follow-up and follow-through
Lead issue resolution to root cause of chronic stops and sources of contamination
Work with Engineers to ensure required Clean, Inspect, Lubricate; Centerlines and abnormality handling tools/tasks are executed per standard
Gather, interpret, and report data on problem issues; run trend analysis and share with other CI Technicians
Collaborate with plant Associates and Technical Team; assist/lead problem solve processes and procedural issues and develop improvement recommendations for processes and procedures
Work with plant Associates and Technical Team to develop, design, and implement most efficient work procedures
Provide expertise and assist in the implementation and maintenance of visual workplace
Provide expertise and assist in the implementation of lean factory tools such as Value Stream Mapping, Single Minute Exchange of Dies, 5S, Waste Walks, Gemba Walks, etc.
Develop electronic performance support systems to deliver Just-In-Time information as needed
Support Commissioning, Validation and Start-up process within factory
Complete Corrective Action/Preventative Action (CAPA) activities to drive improvement in quality and efficiency
Perform other duties as required to meet business needs, including operating equipment/flow to work
Leads and participates as key contributor to MSE Pillars where appropriate, including owning essential elements and acting as a pillar lead backup as needed
Update daily, weekly, monthly, and annual scorecards and KPIs as needed
Build capability in others by applying the Learn, Do, Teach methodology
Coach equipment owners via the Equipment Ownership coaching process helping drive out losses
Change management champion for team
Autonomous Maintenance owner for defined line or area of plant
Lead and coach others on executing improvement initiatives, using MSE tools
Perform in depth data analysis to understand and visualize losses, and for investigational purposes when issues arise

Context and Scope:

This role will work with all functions at the site as well as some at the corporate office. The direct team will be the Continuous Improvement team, which may include the Industrial Engineering team and the Focus Improvement Pillar team.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Job Requirements

Education & Professional Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent required
Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Supply, Business or technical field of study preferred
At least 2 years experience with TPM/MSE with participation in FI or AM preferred

Self-development: Learn & upgrade job related skills
Teamwork & effectiveness working with others
Successful Minor / Small project deliveries
Proven loss elimination track record and mindset
In depth data analysis to understand losses
Significant experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

In Depth knowledge of plant systems, equipment, and production systems

Demonstrated effectiveness in listening, oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to write clearly, concisely and in a professional manner, using proper grammar
Demonstrated ability to positively influence others not in direct span of control
Demonstrated ability to organize daily work, work independently and be self-motivated
Fluent in the following computer applications: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Demonstrated use of good judgment and decision making skills with appropriate sense of urgency
Demonstrated ability to work under tight schedules in high-pressure situations
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving ability
Ability to learn and use process mapping
Use and coach others on MSE tools (specifically AM, PM, FI, E&T)
Ability to learn and apply system design concepts and principles

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