A mutually rewardingexperience.
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.
Within the market SC team, the jobholder is responsible to operate with excellence, adapt to business needs and optimize the warehousing, copacking and distribution means to ensure OTIF while complying with safety, quality and cost targets.
The jobholder is also in charge of implementing the Market unit Quality Management Process, in compliance with Mars Standards.
The role is a X-segment representative towards our logistic suppliers.
Leadership of the team
Line management of the local Network, Distribution & Quality team
Support the deployment of competency program
Manage the succession program
Support organizational changes implementation
Coordinate and proactively manage operations in relation with Customer Service Dpt., S&OP in order to ensure excellence of physical operations.
Ensure effective co-packing activities
Ensure relationship with customs to secure importation of finished goods for French market
Ensure compliance with the Quality In Distribution standards
Set & align objectives, establish priorities, monitor key performance indicators and own the financial and operational performance delivery on On Time, LCC, market copacking cost .
Lead optimization and savings initiatives to fuel business growth, create customer value, drive operational excellence and meet service levels targets.
Cooperate with the European SC team in order to maximize synergies
In relation with Commercial, define, and develop cooperation with 3PL
Contribute to our E2E customer centric journey
Lead the market warehouse footprint strategy in collaboration with Commercial
Deploy LCC COGS initiatives and manage 3rd party business arrangements.
Align the Market unit quality agenda with each segment leadership team, and implement in compliance with Mars Standards.
The jobholder uses a critical understanding of supply chain principles, customer needs and external best practice to influence the strategic agenda and business plans for the 3 different segments in the market.
In addition, the role needs to lead a team delivering service foundations, operational excellence and securing good KPI trends.
The job holder will be an adept at managing & influencing multiple internal stakeholders across different business units and multiple external customer stakeholders and will need to be an agile people leader to focus and engage associates behind a clear and focused agenda marked by Customer Centricity.
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