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West Yorkshire, YOR, GB



Production Operators

£23,000 - £25,000 (Including shift pay and bonus)


At Mars, your pet's health is our obsession. We focus our attention on the unique needs of cats and dogs. That obsession with detail is what makes it possible for us to deliver detailed, effective nutrition, and help them become their magnificent best!


Due to increasing volumes we now have several exciting opportunities for individuals seeking employment to join the Mars Petcare team on varied shifts at our Birstall Factory as Production Operators.


The role of a Production Operator is to operate, control and monitor machinery within a specified area; to optimise efficiency, product quality and safety and maintain a professional, clean manufacturing environment.


Without the hard work of our production team our product would never be able to reach the market, so the role of production operator is one of the key roles to the business!


What are we looking for?

  • Educated to GCSE level
  • Experience of an FMCG environment would be desirable.
  • FLT licence would be a nice to have but not crucial.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.


What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Ensure comprehensive records and logs are maintained and effective shift handovers are carried out.
  • Control and monitor machinery within a specified area, optimise efficiency, product quality and safety, whilst maintaining a clean manufacturing environment.
  • Regular quality checks to ensure we are producing first class products.
  • Contribute, support and improve team performance by working collaboratively, sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • Ownership of high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in your area.
  • Escalate issues within work area, able to perform minor technical repairs and perform first level diagnostics in their specific area of work.


What can you expect from Mars?

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including excellent pension.
  • Great career progression and a range of inhouse training.
  • Pet-friendly offices, where your pet’s enjoyment, is as high on our agenda as yours.
  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance.
  • The chance to take hold of your own career and develop personally and expertly.


** The Talent Acquisition Team are taking some time out over the end of the year to spend with friends and family. As a result you may not hear from us until January 2021**


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