Based in Slough this factory produces a staggering three million Mars bars a day. Seven out of the twenty best selling confectionary items in the world are made by MARS. The Company has five key principles which have guided its progress since its foundation in 1911. 1. Quality The consumer is our boss, quality is our work and value for money is our goal. Quality was and still is the foundation of our success. Today, our goal is quality in everything we set out to achieve, the products we make, the services we provide and the people who make up the MARS team. 2. Responsibility As individuals, we demand total responsibility from ourselves; as associates we support the responsibilities of others. Respect for the individual is at the heart of the responsibility principle. 3. Mutuality A mutual benefit is a shared benefit; a shared benefit will endure. Mutuality describes the standard to which everyone at MARS aspires in all our business relationships. 4. Efficiency We use resources to the full, waste nothing and do only what we can do best. Our efficiency lets us operate with fewer resources than other companies our size. We achieve this by stringent resource selection and only doing the things we do best. 5. Freedom We need freedom to shape our future; we need profit to remain free. MARS is one of the world's largest food businesses, and - almost uniquely today - is still a family owned company. Private ownership has been a deliberate choice and has allowed Mars to retain its freedom.
Lean Manufacturing … 5S … Visual management … TPM … Lean start-up … Lean audits … Red tagging … Strategic planning … Team engagement … Winning hearts and minds … Management techniques … Quality and Safety … Maintenance
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