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Manual Packer - Contract


Bolton, ON, CA, L6E 5S4


A mutually rewarding experience.

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.


Job Summary       

Manual Packers are an integral part of the manufacturing process by manually completing the packaging process on various packaging lines. They must ensure adherence to safety and quality policy and ensure efficiency in their tasks to avoid line downtime. Manual Packers function as a member of an area team which is directly responsible for the efficient production of quality products in the required quantities. They help in the change over and sanitation processes of packaging lines in the assigned area in the prescribed amount of time. This job requires Strong Hand Eye Coordination, Communication, Interpersonal and Team Building skills to support site objectives.


Key Accountabilities      

  • Responsible for hand packing the following configurations:
    • Product into pouch.
    • Pouch into tray.
    • Pouch into carton.
    • Tray into Carton.
    • Hand palletizing cartons.
  • Loading of packaging material into packaging equipment.   
  • Bringing packaging materials to the line from packaging storage locations.        
  • Aiding line Operator with various tasks during changeover and sanitation processes.
  • Maintaining area GMP’s.
  • Active participation in the Safety program as it applies to the Process/Packaging Area, including area audits and conformance to all area LOTO and safety procedures
  • Responsible for following all Quality and Food Safety Policies and applicable procedures


Quality and Food Safety


Utilizing knowledge of Q/FS systems the associate ensures Food Safety requirements are effectively performed. 


Key Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Safety & safe work practices
  • Knowledge of food safety, GMP’s, ISO, HACCP


Critical Learning Experiences


  • Operational experience




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.