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LOCATION: 

Ft. Smith, AR, US, 72916

JOB CATEGORY:  Supply
REQUISITION NUMBER:  969042

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.

 

 

 

Purpose of Role:

To load production materials into the primary piece of equipment, meeting corporate quality and safety standards in the manufacture of pet food.

 

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • To maintain safety standards by using LOTO and confined space entry procedures when working in primary area of the factory.
  • To load production materials into the primary piece of equipment, meeting corporate quality and safety standards in the manufacture of pet food.
  • Assist product changeovers on primary piece of equipment.
  • Communicate with team in order to prevent downtime and quality issues.
  • Assist in the operation of equipment for breaks and lunches or as needed.
  • Comply with Mars Petcare Quality and Food Safety Practices, GMPs and other Food Safety and Regulatory Standards to ensure we manufacture a quality product.
  • Document quality attributes and provides production data for shift reports.
  • This position and all site associates are responsible for quality and food safety.

 

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Fundamental knowledge of how the primary piece of equipment in the area operates.
  • Knowledge of production processes.
  • The ability to assist and troubleshoot primary piece of equipment.
  • The ability to assist with quality checks and document results using database collection system.
  • Food Manufacturing experience and knowledge of food safety
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
     

Preferred Skills:

  • Food manufacturing experience and knowledge of food safety.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Forklift certified.
     

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to quickly respond.
  • Computer literate with an ability to enter, record, maintain and retrieve data

 

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.

 


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