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Quality & Food Safety Technologist

LOCATION: 

Ballarat, VIC, AU

JOB CATEGORY:  R&D
REQUISITION NUMBER:  249297

 

The Role

 

Our Quality & Food Safety Team is on the lookout for our next Value Stream Technologist. If you are passionate about all things chocolate and quality, read on and picture yourself in this role! 

 

The Value Stream Technologist at Mars Wrigley is accountable for driving the quality agenda and leading implementation and governance of all Quality and Food Safety requirements. The objective of this role is to achieve and maintain a high standard of food safety performance.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Management of the Food Safety Program within the value streams including achieving compliance to Global Quality and Food Safety HACCP standard with any required external standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring key initiatives of Q&FS agenda are embedded into the value stream
  • Development of tools, systems, processes, and training material to support achieving quality food safety
  • Liaise with all departments in the factory to ensure food safety and quality issues are addressed within agreed timeframes
  • Working with the Supply team to ensure GMP standards are met and exceeded on site.

 

What will you bring to the role?

 

  • Degree qualified in Food Science / Nutrition (or equivalent in technical trade such as Technology or Engineering)
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment or food retail business 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in auditing Quality Management Systems 
  • Ability to motivate, influence, lead, and engage others to achieve agreed objectives
  • Energy to learn, grow, and develop your skills

 

About Us:

 

Mars is a family-owned, principle led business that’s been making products for people (and the pets that people love) for more than 100 years. We’re behind some of the best loved brands in the world including MARS®, SNICKERS®, EXTRA®, ECLIPSE®, PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, DOLMIO®, UNCLE BEN’S® and MASTERFOODS ®. Together, our 125,000+ Associates around the world are empowered to take action every day towards the world we want tomorrow. Because we know, the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today.

 

When you make brands that put smiles on people’s faces and create better moments for millions, you feel a sense of pride in your work. Mars Wrigley make some of Australia’s most loved confectionery brands, including MARS®, M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, MALTESERS®, PODS® EXTRA®, SKITTLES®, STARBURST®, P.K.®, and JUICY FRUIT®.   From chocolate to chewing gum, our Associates are working hard to improve the way we source, make and market our products, so our consumers can enjoy them even more. We’re not just committed to our consumers, we’re also focused on positively impacting the planet and the population.

 

For more information about careers at Mars, please visit careers.mars.com where you can speak with our Associates directly and ask any questions you might have!

 

Mars Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. As we prefer to manage all sourcing directly, please do apply to this role if you are interested.

 

Introductions via agency will not be accepted.


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