Industrial Engineering Manager


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Reno, NV

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Description:

This position supports the Industrial Engineering Manager by providing centralized analysis, planning, and reporting. The position serves as a liaison among the various departments at the national office and the plants to ensure increasingly efficient and productive supply chain operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • 10% Capital Appropriations Budget (CAB) - Coordinate the annual CAB development process with inputs from all divisions.
  • 15% Mars, Incorporated Reporting - (1) CAB Quarterly Update Reporting (Q15) - Collect plant data, consolidate at the corporate level, and submit to McLean (2) PO2 Reports - Consolidate plant inputs. (3) Divisional Report - Consolidate plant inputs and create corporate summaries. (4) Americas Region Petcare A30 - consolidate and validate input from the Units.
  • 10% Administer MPAR (Project Approval Request) process. Ensure timely MPAR submissions. Liaison with McLean to ensure timely project approval.
  • 10% Americas Petcare Capacity Planning - Consolidate and validate petcare capacity plans for the Americas region.
  • 5% Liaison with Operations Planning to ensure site production allocations reflect planned capacities.
  • 25% Study current and future alternatives for increasing supply chain efficiency.
  • 25% Support Profitability initiatives by analyzing opportunities that affect manufacturing and/or the supply chain.
  • 100% Participate in site Safety Program and actively look for way to improve site and area safety.


Support the National Office Industrial Engineering Manager through various special assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • BS in Industrial Engineering with a minimum of 2 years Industrial Engineering experience in a Food Manufacturing environment.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to all levels in the organization.
  • Proven problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in personal computer software packages (word, spreadsheet, database).
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of I.E. technical theory, cost analysis, queuing theory, and statistical analysis.
  • Ability to travel requirements approximately 10%.

Specialty Area:

Knowledge of manufacturing systems; experience in the use of simulation software; above average spreadsheet proficiency.

Classical Industrial Engineering methods, time studies, work sampling, plant layout, etc...

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to move light to moderately heavy objects.
  • Ability to visually receive and differential colors.
  • Ability to understand written and printed material.
  • Ability to understand verbal information.
  • Ability to actively exchange ideas/thoughts with others.
  • Ability to detect, recognize, judge differences or changes in sound.
  • Ability to monitor machines or equipment to make sure they are operating properly; note changes in what machines measure or monitor.
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high and or confined spaces and have mobility with ability to climb ladders and stairs and do repetitive bending and twisting.
  • Ability to work long hours and be available on a call in basis.
  • Ability to handle tools or equipment.
  • Ability to work under tight schedules in high pressure situations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

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.