1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

FLT Operator

Castle Cary

Competitive salary PLUS bonus + benefits

Do you have FLT experience? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a FLT Operator to come and join our team in Castle Cary on various shifts.

At Mars we embrace development and giving everybody a chance- please note full FLT training will be provided so don't worry if you have no immediate FLT experience!

Shift 1 rotation: Monday – Friday: 22:00-06:00, 14:00-22:00 & 06:00-14:00

Shift 2 rotation: Saturday – Sunday:10:00-22:00 & 22:00-10:00)

You will be responsible for ensuring the supply of required materials into the factory, packing, loading and unloading trucks, storing finished goods in the warehouse and will report directly to the Warehouse Manager.

FLT Operator main duties:

  • As the FLT Operator you will ensure packing lines have the correct materials to run and pallets are processed to warehouse quickly and effectively

  • Unload finished products / bags / Big Bags from trucks and perform quality / quantity controls

  • Documental register or input and output goods

  • Ensure correct stock management using scanners and warehouse systems

FLT Operator required skills/experience:

  • Strong work ethic and flexible style, comfortable with weekend shifts.

  • Educated to GCSE level

  • Experience working in a Warehouse type environment

  • FLT / Counterbalance / Reach License preferred however full training will be provided

  • Written and spoken English (Good communication & interpersonal skills)

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

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

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.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

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
Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Retail & Ecommerce companies

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Industry awards 2022