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TPM Supply Excellence Manager- Guelph, ON


This is a Contract position in Guelph, ON posted February 3, 2021.

A mutually rewarding experience.

Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet.  What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

About Mars, Incorporated 

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.


Job Purpose:

The Supply Excellence Manager is a critical member of the site leadership team accountable for the overall implementation and success of MSE (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.

The Supply Excellence Manager is also responsible for managing the training group ensuring development of that team and effective progression of the site’s Education and Training Program.


What we are looking for:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree WITH 4+ years’ experience in a manufacturing role within CPG
  • High School diploma or GED WITH 10+ years’ experience in a manufacturing role within CPG
  • Previous TPM experience
  • Previous experience leading teams

Preferred Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree
  • Food or beverage background
  • 7+ years experience withing a manufacturing role in CPG
  • 3+ years experience with TPM


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 Mars Supply Excellence 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 can you expect from Mars?

  • The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package. 
  • To be respected and valued.
  • The Five Principles at the center of every decision we make.
  • The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come.




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.