Entry Level Production Assistant (Rotating Shift)

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®.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

This role is responsible performing various routine tasks in an assigned area of a chocolate manufacturing site following defined standard operating procedures.  This role completes a variety of tasks including cleaning, basic operation of equipment, operating forklifts, hand packing product, monitoring controls, and assisting with equipment changeover activities.  

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Performs a wide range of semi-skilled and unskilled jobs to support production operations.
  • Performs non-maintenance tasks that are needed to maintain product flow and routine equipment operation.  May include tasks such as clearing jams, cleaning screens, and disposing of defective product or raw materials
  • Operates area equipment or subsystems in a safe and efficient manner using established standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains efficient operation of assigned equipment and subsystems via daily cleaning and routine adjustments. Generates work orders as needed.
  • Performs cleaning and area setup.
  • Maintains assigned work area, tools and equipment in a clean, organized and professional manner.  Assist other associates in maintaining the visual workplace requirements for the entire area.
  • Performs hand packing, including bulk pack, six pack, and end of line. 
  • Monitors, inspects, and maintains product quality while straightening rows on the main distribution line.
  • Prepares and ships finished goods according to the established standard operating procedures.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

 

Preferred:

  • 1 year manufacturing experience
  • Forklift experience

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: 

  • Ability to work independently
  • Mechanical aptitude
  •  Ability to lift 25kg

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.

 

Company
Mars
Posted
09/18/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Burr Ridge, IL 60527, US