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Material Handler

LOCATION: 

Lebanon, TN, US, 37090

JOB CATEGORY:  Supply
REQUISITION NUMBER:  219113

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 Title: Material Handler

 

Purpose of Role:

This role is a material handler position that rotates with shift having a reporting responsibility to shift managers. The primary responsibility for this position is to perform all functions associated with the shipping department including but not limited to:

  • Loading trucks, live loads and staged loads
  • Ability to operate Fork lift – (Expert Level)
  • Operation of site yard dog
  • Direct ship responsibility including proper disposition of hold product, food safety hold product and released product
  • WMS, BOL responsibility / accountability
  • Support Warehouse Area Lead with all activities associated with shipping department

 

Principal Accountabilities

  • Accurately record all transactions on the WMS inventory system
  • Communicate with line and logistics operators to ensure materials are replenished in a timely manner
  • Manage FIFO program in regard to materials management
  • Cross training will be required with other Logistic Material Handler positions.
  • This position and all site associates are responsible for quality and food safety.

 

Mission Critical Competencies

  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must have the ability to prioritize workload
  • Must have excellent organizational skills

 

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge

  • The ability to lift 60 pounds
  • Forklift certified
  • Knowledge of inventory computer systems WMS
  • 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 60 pounds.
  • Ability to quickly respond.
  • Mechanical troubleshooting ability
  • Computer literate with an ability to enter, record, maintain and retrieve information in a computer based data collection system

 

 

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.

 

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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