Operator - Team A
Mars - Arkansas

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The Role:
The role functions as a member of an area team that is directly responsible for the efficient production of quality products in the required quantities. This role will operate/change over specified machinery in the assigned area. Production Operators must ensure efficiency, operational conformance, product quality and continuous improvement. Production Operators must have the skill set to train and/or 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 Responsibilities:
Performs all assigned activities and job tasks within a line or area

Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner

Takes corrective actions in solving problems to root cause level

Assess equipment operating reliability and perform routine repairs, adjustments and malfunction troubleshooting

Performs and/or works with Maintenance to complete equipment preventive maintenance

Maintains accurate records of QC checks, production numbers or waste performance

Performs all shift support documentation in a quality matter

Performs QC tasks such as metal checks, inspection of date codes, item numbers, dump logs, etc

Demonstrates high degree of ownership for product quality: Performs all standard quality checks & other quality related duties

Understands production schedules, production computer systems, work instructions and production inventories.


Physical/Environmental Requirements:
Standing on a concrete floor

Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)

Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 50 lbs

Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals

Minimum Qualifications:
Be 18 years of age or older

Have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent education

Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules

Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language

Preferred Qualifications:
3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines

2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline

Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email

Knowledge of inventory control principles

Company-paid relocation is not available for this position.

As a privately-held, family-owned company, Mars Petcare North America offers benefits which reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining great people. This includes excellent pay, competitive health and dental care coverage, a retirement plan, a very competitive vacation plan and unrivalled career advancement opportunities, to name just a few of our unique and generous benefits.

If you're looking for a place where you can take ownership for your work, where the pace is fast, the environment is built around the importance of open communication, and where employees are called "associates" and treated as such, then we want to hear from you.

We value a diverse work environment and encourage qualified individuals to apply, regardless of race, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, gender and age. Mars Petcare North America is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit www.mars.com to learn more about our company and for information about all of our current openings. Please, no agencies.



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