Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:27 PM
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(R), ROYAL CANIN(R), WHISKAS(R), BANFIELD(R) Pet Hospital, CESAR(R), SHEBA(R), DREAMIES(R) and NUTRO(R); Chocolate : M and M'S(R), SNICKERS(R), DOVE(R), GALAXY(R), MARS(R), MILKY WAY(R) and TWIX(R); Wrigley : DOUBLEMINT(R), EXTRA(R), ORBIT(R) and 5(TM) chewing gums, SKITTLES(R) and STARBURST(R) candies, and ALTOIDS(R) AND LIFESAVERS(R) mints. Food : UNCLE BEN'S(R), DOLMIO(R), EBLY(R), MASTERFOODS(R), SEEDS OF CHANGE(R) and ROYCO(R); Drinks : ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS(TM), THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY(TM), KLIX(R) and FLAVIA(R); Symbioscience : COCOAVIA(R) and WISDOM PANEL(R).
Mars Petcare Job Description
POSITION: Quality Technician
REPORTS TO: Shift Manager
The Quality Technician is responsible for leading and supporting the production teams daily in accuracy and adherence to Mars Quality and Food Safety systems.
The technician performs all Quality checks through the receiving and production process. They are responsible for ensuring the product meets all Quality and Food Safety specifications, monitor and escalate food safety items while complying with GMP's and Hygiene requirements. They are responsible for operating equipment in a safe and efficient manner to ensure the manufacture of safe and quality products.
In addition they can be the facilitator of the microbiological sampling programs.
:Responsible for shift:based quality support throughout the plant.
:Properly perform scale verifications
:Properly fill out net weight chart
:Perform bag weights on both lines
:Understand and identify code dates
:Locate empty bag lot numbers
:Verify license plate on pallet tag
:Perform a blend check and verify with Quality Manual
:Verify packaging system and bins
:Accurately grade finished product
:Understand how to retain FP samples
:Accurately inspect empty bags
:Understand which product needs foss NIR test
:Understand protocol on any deviations
:Understand when food can be blended or reworked
:Understand how to place product on hold and who to contact
:Clearly and accurately document checks.
:Responsible for the weekly micro sampling. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
:Navigate and make changes to the MBA program (Mars Petcare Microbiology Analysis)
:Completing Weekly Airborne Mold sampling
:Performing Weekly EB swab sampling (comes in early on Sunday night)
• Location: Columbia, orangeburg
• Post ID: 28348447 columbia