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Mars TPM Manager (Supply Excellence Manager) - Rolla in Rolla, Missouri

We are seeking a Supply Excellence Manager (TPM Manager) for our Royal Canin site in Rolla, MO.

*Domestic Relocation Benefits may be available*

The Supply Excellence Manager is a critical member of the Site Leadership Team accountable for the overall implementation and success of MSE (Mars Supply Excellence - TPM). As the factory MSE leader, they are responsible for creating transformative change at all layers of the organization by:

  • Partnering with the site leadership team to develop the overall implementation strategy for MSE, then driving accountability to this strategy.

  • Building capability of all pillar leaders enabling them to build team member capability.

  • Coordinating with the Regional MSE team for support.

Successful implementation of this strategy should focus on building capability while ultimately delivering financial results.

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Be an active member of the Site Leadership Team guiding and supporting the overall site strategy.

  • Leading transformative change within the factories through MSE (TPM).

  • Leading and developing: Indirect development responsibilities site-wide.

  • Lead the continued implementation of the MSE Operating System by fostering readiness and maturity with the pillar structure (standardized work, FMOS, problem solving, strategy deployment and continuous improvement).

  • Lead, teach and coach associates at all levels, Lean thinking/principles, tools, systems and metrics.

  • Collaborate with peers to ensure a capable and coordinated TPM/MSE based continuous improvement journey.

  • Partner with the Technical & Reliability Leaders to ensure the ongoing seamless integration of TPM activities into the Lean Operating System.

  • Partner with the Regional Training Manager to ensure the ongoing execution of training standards and utilization of supporting tools.

  • Drive Lean training and implementation of a Lean toolkit: value stream mapping, pull systems, Kanban, SMED, problem solving, Kaizen, heijunka, etc.

  • Facilitate and train others to facilitate Kaizen events to achieve improvement, transfer knowledge, and engage team members and leaders in activities supporting the Lean transformation.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable, relevant work experience.

  • Minimum five (5) years manufacturing experience (CPG preferable).

  • Experience with AM Step 3 and TPM Pillar Implementation.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.

  • An industry competitive compensation and benefits package.

  • The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come.