MPC Logistics Operator
Mars - Nevada

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The Role:
The role of the Logistics Operator is to be responsible for ensuring customer orders and replenishments loads are fulfilled, prepared for shipment and delivered to the appropriate destination in a safe, quality, timely and cost effective manner. This shift based position is the final operation in meeting customer requirements for high quality, damage free, on-time, correctly loaded and accurate (Bill of Lading) deliveries.

Key Responsibilities:
Load trailers according to loading specifications and in a manner which delivers product on time (arrives when originally expected) and complete (accurate by item and damage free) as measured by our customers and other receiving destinations.

Receive, unload, inspect and correctly warehouse all in-bound shipments (finished goods and materials) using safe procedures while maintaining the quality of all products and using accurate inventory management procedures.

Conduct trailer inspections prior to loading trailers for product shipment and after unloading inbound trailers.

Operate forklift and highlift equipment to move product from the palletizer and within the warehouse to trailers and various other warehouse locations and operate in a manner maintaining required sanitation levels. Repair and recoup damaged goods as accidentally created during product movement and as required. Follow FIFO principles for finished products.

Tag pallets from the palletizer and record production, organize warehouse and all warehouse supplies and materials, supply materials to packaging lines, supply and service palletizer equipment.

Accurately pick all products for mixed pallets, properly palletize and stretch wrap finished skid.

Report or take appropriate action when quality checks do not meet set specifications.

Improve operations through individual and group problem solving. Provide leadership in solving problems that disrupts the daily production goals.

Maintain a clean, safe work environment that promotes associate safety and product integrity.

Must know the product "Hold" criteria of all applicable areas.

Other Responsibilities


Optimize warehouse utilization and transportation costs to ensure least cost method is used while maintaining predetermined inventory and service levels.

Maintain a clean, safe work environment that promotes associate safety and product integrity.


mprove operations through individual and group problem solving and provide leadership in solving problems on the floor and in meetings.

Promote high quality team environment through effective team work and self direction with a positive attitude.

Provide feedback to Shipping Logistics Technician to achieve relevant shipping schedules.

Assist with coordinating outbound finished product to customers and warehouses.

Collect and record data on quality of shipping equipment used to transport finished product.

Retain primary responsibility for coordination of the following:

Receipt and warehousing of all packaging materials.

Coordinate the minimization of on-site inventories and carrying cost through inventory control, ensure accuracy of inventories to the 98% level.

Stage materials to minimize damage and maximize easy access to materials.

Manage information to minimize hold balances and track finished product inventories.

Obtain and maintain proficiency in job specific business systems such as PRMS, SPEDE, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel systems. Remain current with facility utilized business systems.

May have to perform special non-routine tasks associated with corporate requests, projects and tests

Keep receiving laboratory equipment clean and in proper working order unless repairs are beyond their capacity

Who Should Apply . . .

We are looking for individuals who demonstrate the following behaviors:

Team player

Action oriented

Problem solving abilities

Strong communication skills

Continuous self development


Physical/Environmental Requirements:
Must not be afraid of heights; m

ust be capable of working at elevated heights

Must not be unusually sensitive to chemicals (contact lenses not recommended).

Vision correctable to 20/20.

Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time.

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

Able to work with minimal supervision

Forklift assignments require OSHA certification and getting on and off frequently

Able to work with minimal supervision

Minimum Qualifications:
Be 18 years of age or older

Have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent education

Basic knowledge of personal computers

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

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

Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language

Good basic math, reading and writing skills

Good communication skills

Ability to work in a self directed manner with minimal supervision and a positive attitude

High Level of mechanical aptitude and knowledge, with good skills in troubleshooting and problem solving

Basic knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC

Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Forklift experience

Push Pull Lift experience a plus

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment with a positive attitude and minimal supervision

Good problem solving and/or troubleshooting skills

Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management Systems and procedures

Ability to read and understand the daily production run schedule, and execute to that plan

Ability to communicate to managers and team members any production, quality/food safety or other business critical information vital to operations and customer service

Successful completion of a substance screening and background check

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

Working Knowledge of food safety

Knowledge of inventory control principles

Ability to operate a forklift/OSHA certification

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.

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