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Machine Operator - Day Shift


Asquith, NSW, AU, 2077



The Role


Here are Mars Wrigley, we are currently on the lookout for our next candy loving machine operator to join our ‘super sweet’ Wrapping team on day shift. Based in Asquith and reporting to the Wrapping Operations Team Leader, you will be responsible for both Safety and Quality of our manufacturing plant on a day to day basis which will include; taking excellent care for the health and safety of all associates within the workplace as well as ensuring that shift start up and shut down procedures are correctly implemented.


This role offers a great opportunity for you to learn and grow within a well-established department experiencing growth.


Day shift hours will be Monday – Thursday 6am-4pm, with a rostered day off, however flexibility to work overtime will be required.



What you’ll do with Mars Wrigley:


Additional key responsibilities will include (but not be limited to);


  • Maintaining personal hygiene standards;
  • Ensuring not only yourself but your fellow associates, contractors and individuals in your area of responsibility, follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements;
  • Carrying out daily operations which promotes the highest possible productivity and quality standards;
  • Regular quality inspections to ensure that Wrigley quality is maintained;
  • Following safe work practices and complying with all Mars Wrigley Environmental, Safety & Health policies and procedures at all times;
  • Ensuring that the Mars Quality and Food Safety (Q&FS) requirements are enforced within your area of responsibility.


What we are looking for in a candidate for this role:


  • Strong mechanical aptitude;
  • Experience using high speed packaging machines preferred;
  • Ability to work effectively within a team;
  • Good levels of numeracy, literacy and attention to detail;
  • Sound understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) and Quality;
  • Ability to demonstrate high levels of initiative with a focus on continuous improvement.


Why Mars Australia? 


  • Awarded Australia’s #5 company for 2018 in the Best Places to Work survey in the 1,000 + employees category
  • Be paid weekly;
  • Opportunity to opt-in to our Mars superannuation co-contribution matching scheme;
  • Access to our Maxxia Rewards Programme offering discounts across dining and entertainment;
  • Enrolment to world class training via our Mars University centre of learning excellence.


About Us:


Mars Wrigley is the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints, and fruity confections, manufacturing great products which make consumers smile.


We are proud to 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®.  Six of our famous brands are among the top 20 confectionery brands in Australia and our oldest brand, JUICY FRUIT®, has a heritage of over 100 years in Australia.  Since 1957 our refreshing gum products have been produced at our factory in Asquith, New South Wales and since 1979 we have been producing our delicious chocolates at our factory in Ballarat, Victoria.  


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Mars Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. 


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