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Traceability Quality Functional Expert

LOCATION: 

Slough, RDG, GB, SL1 4LG

JOB CATEGORY:  R&D
REQUISITION NUMBER:  196121

Product Traceability Quality Functional Expert

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Any Mars European Site (Flexible)

 

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.

 

In this role you will:

  • Use your change management capabilities to deliver critical product traceability projects, as part of an implementation team, over the next three years.
  • Use your leadership skills to drive local teams in the effective deployment of the required corporate product traceability capabilities and standards focused in the area of quality and food safety across the supply chain.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a regional team of functional process experts operating across the different business segments and countries within Mars.
  • Drive effective business change by owning and leading key activities during the feasibility, training, testing, commissioning and nuture stages of each project.

     

To do this role you’ll need to:

  • Have a proven track record working in business process change and IT implementation projects.
  • Have strong functional knowledge and direct experience using SAP (SD, MM and particularly QM modules)
  • Have demonstrated systems and process experience leading quality initiatives in a Supply Chain Logistics environment supporting either factory or warehousing operations; and ideally both.
  • Have the ability to support a moderate level of travel within the region
  • Have excellent communication skills and you must be fluent in English (oral and written)

 

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Flexibility on base location
  • A role that gives visibility and exposure across the organisation providing a great opportunity to build an exciting career path within Mars.

     

We know its important to you to find out as much about us as possible, so following a review of your CV the first stage will be a telephone interview with the hiring manager and a chance for you to ask lots of questions. If successful you will be invited to a second stage interview. Don’t worry you’ll have plenty of time to prepare.

 

Closing date: Friday 22nd February 2019

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