1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

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Job Description

Job Description:

FLT Operator - Weekends

Salary - £25,160 - £26,166 (Base pay + shift allowance) plus bonus and benefits

Rotating shifts (29 hours):

Sat/Sun - 6am - 6pm

Sat/Sun - 6pm – 6am

Plus 5 hours in the week (flexible to which day)

PLEASE NOTE Training for this role will take place on Monday - Friday rotating weeks 6am - 2pm 2pm - 10pm

Do you want to work for a company that knows its greatest asset is its people? Are you ready for the next chapter in your career? If the answer to both questions is yes, then look no further. Here at Mars we now have several exciting opportunities for individuals to come and join our factory team!

Mars is a family-owned, global business, for over 100 years. We’ve set our sights on making a better life for people and pets alike. We have the unique ability to have a big impact on the world. Mars is, and always has been, a principles-led business. While we are proud of our past, we have our sights on the future.

The role of the warehouse Operator is to support and assist the warehouse team in the management and distribution of materials as they come into the plant are offloaded and stored and then supporting their distribution through the factory. It’s a high-octane environment, safety is paramount, as is great team ethics

What are we looking for?

  • Fork truck license including high reach truck experience

  • Minimum GCSE Math’s and English essential

  • Ideally previous warehouse experience and knowledge of SAP. However, all training will be provided for a suitable candidate.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Safety first attitude

  • Proven-track srecord for reliability is paramount

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

  • Ability to fully engage team and influence others.

  • Work with minimal supervision and be self-directed for most of the time.

  • Take responsibility for personal and job-related development and be prepared to challenge and escalate issues to senior material handler

  • Demonstrate a willingness to take ownership of tasks and improve production procedures

  • Working knowledge of SAP & materials management in a warehouse environment.

  • High standards and attitude to GMP and quality

  • Actively involved in Mars problem solving processes and activities to shape our future

  • Good working knowledge of SAP would be advantageous, although not essential, as all necessary training will be provided. This is a shift-based role

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