Mars UK • United Kingdom

Flavour Store/Materials Handler

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Materials Handler/Flavour Store

Various shifts available

£24,000 - £25,000 plus Shift Allowance and benefits


The role of the Flavour Store operator is to ensure that Flavour is distributed to all production areas in a safe and timely manner; unloading and safe storage of deliveries in the flavour store. This is an intrinsically safe working environment with highly flammable ingredients, strict safety and operating procedures must be adhered to.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Training and sign off to acquire all skills necessary to supply flavour and materials to all production areas.

  • Work following strict safety and operating procedures, this is an intrinsically safe Atex Zone 1 and 2 department where the associate will be responsible for highly expensive and volatile ingredients.

  • Must follow recipes and make correct and accurate flavour blends.

  • Follow production plans and deliver a timely distribution of flavours to production areas.

  • Maintain accurate stock control using PDLS / Atlas – investigate and understand all stock discrepancies.

  • Unload deliveries and book using PDLS.

  • Material Traceability.

  • General Warehouse duties.

  • Over seeing unload process for bulk liquid/bulk powder materials.

  • Liaise with Materials team to ensure efficiency of inbound bulk delivery schedules

  • Support release process of raw materials.

What are we looking for?

  • Working knowledge of PDLS and SAP Atlas

  • Materials management in a warehouse environment.

  • Computer literacy

  • Previous experience in Logistics, warehousing environment.

  • Ability to learn new skills and to ensure these skills and knowledge are transferred to others.

  • Preferred - Fork truck licence (trained in last 3 years)

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave

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First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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