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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.
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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
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: Packaging
Site: Bolton Food
Location: Bolton, ON
Role - 12 months
The Packaging Operator is responsible for handling packaging
materials and performing full case quality checks. As well the incumbent may be
requested to perform the operation of packaging equipment to complete the conversion process and package
finished product prior to shipping in accordance with all routine SOP’s and
specifications. This includes all aspects within the assigned process and
adherence to all company standards of safety, quality, cost and reliability to
deliver on the needs of the customer.
This position has responsibility for the routine operation
of the equipment in the process and may include the packaging area. This includes the loading of packaging
material, clearing of jams, resetting faults, basic changeovers, and product
quality checks and maintaining area GMPs.
- Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free
of damage. Report quality variances
- Responsible to keep the equipment in the assigned area
running through the routine tasks of loading packaging material, clearing jams,
basic changeovers, and resetting faults to meet or exceed schedule.
- Perform quality checks as defined in SOPs and highlight any
issues to the Shift leadership
- Maintain area hygiene & GMPs at or above standard.
- Active participation in the Safety program as it applies to
the Shipping/Receiving/Packaging Area, including area audits and conformance to
all area LOTO and safety procedures.
- All Other Duties & Responsibilities as assigned.
Responsible for following all Quality and Food Safety Policies and applicable
- Operations Team
- Area Teams
- CVS and Engineering Project Teams
Competencies (Functional or Leadership)
- Attention to Detail
- Dealing with Ambiguity
- Conflict management
- Action Oriented
- Learning on the Fly
Knowledge and Skills
- Minimum Secondary School diploma required
- Mechanical Aptitude
- Strong troubleshooting skills required
- Strong technical problem solving skills & computer
- Demonstrated ability to read/write English
- Certified forklift operator/able to be certified to operate
a fork lift truck
- Post-Secondary Education in a technical discipline an asset
- 2-5 years of manufacturing experience running high speed
- Experience with Quality systems and SPC
- 2-5 years of Fork Truck operations an asset
- Experience with inventory management systems
- Knowledge of Safety and Quality systems and procedures
Quality and Food
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.
This role works on a 12 hour shift, on an 8 day rotation.
The shifts are as follows: Day shift: 7am - 7pm; Night Shift: 7pm - 7am. The shift rotation is as follows: 2 days, 2
nights, 4 days off.
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
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