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 Operator II
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: February 13, 2018
Job Location:
37 Holland Dr
Bolton, ON
L7E5S4

 
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Job Description

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.

Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.

Mars Canada is a subsidiary of the US family-owned business known as Mars, Incorporated, one of the leading global manufacturers of branded products. Established in the late 1940's, our three segments – Petcare, Chocolate and Food help Canadians celebrate life everyday through food experiences. We are an organization that is guided by our Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. It is putting these principles into action that allows us to make a difference to people and the planet, through our performance.

Job Title: Operator II

Job Category: Operations

Segment: All Segments

Department: Supply

Location: Bolton, Ontario

Job Summary

Operators are system experts in their assigned area, and are highly functional in multiple areas. Operators must also ensure efficiency, operational conformance, product quality and continuous improvement. Operators function as a member of an area team which is directly responsible for the efficient production of quality products in the required quantities. They operate/change over specified machinery in the assigned area in the prescribed amount of time. Operators must have the skill set to perform the tasks of other associates in the area as needed. This job requires Strong Communication, Interpersonal and Team Building skills to support site objectives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the operation of process and/or packaging equipment to complete the conversion process and package finished product prior to shipping in accordance with all SOPs and specifications.
  • Efficient and effective operation of all process and/or packaging equipment to exceed schedule
  • Perform all area changeovers and continuous improvement activities in area
  • Intermediate to complex troubleshooting
  • Complete all area transactions in MRP system and trouble shoot inventory issues as required
  • Perform all quality checks as defined in SOPs and be able to adjust equipment to optimize product quality; maintain area GMP’s
  • Train back-ups and new associates & cross train in process and/or packaging
  • Complete all PM work orders as and enter corrective work order requests into the MIS
  • 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

Key Lateral Responsibilities

  • Shift Team
  • Maintenance Team Meetings

Key Critical Competencies (Functional or Leadership)

  • Packaging acumen
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Conflict management

Key Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum Secondary School diploma
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Minimum Intermediate troubleshooting skills
  • Proven ability to optimize equipment to meet or exceed product specifications, schedule, and planned rates
  • Strong technical problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management systems & procedures
  • Knowledge of food safety, GMP, ISO, HACCP, SPC

Critical Learning Experiences

  • 5-10 years of manufacturing experience operating complex high-speed packaging and/or process equipment
  • Experience with quality systems and SPC
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously improve an area/equipment operation

Quality and Food Safety

Utilizing knowledge of Q/FS systems. The associate ensures Food Safety requirements are effectively performed. This includes training of other associates on the Food Safety & Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), ensuring CCP monitoring is in effect and continuous improvement of the process with any changes to our working environment is practiced.

A criminal records check will be required for this position.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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 Canada is committed to equity in employment and diversity. Mars Canada will provide an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform Mars Canada of your requirements. For more information please review Mars Canada's Accessibility Policy and address any questions about that policy to MarsCanada.Accessibility@effem.com.

Accommodation is available to support job applicants with accessibility needs in all parts of the hiring process as required under Royal Canin's Accommodation and Accessibility Policies when applying for a position at Royal Canin Canada, as well as during the interview process. Please let us know if you have accessibility requirements. For more information and to address any questions about that policy please contact us at: AODA@royalcanin.com

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