Lead Operator – Weekends
Rotating shifts (29 hours):
Sat/Sun - 6am - 6pm
Sat/Sun - 6pm – 6am
Plus 5 hours in the week (flexible to which day)
£27,804 (Base salary + Shift Allowances)
PLEASE NOTE Training for this role will take place on Monday - Friday rotating weeks 6am - 2pm 2pm - 10pm
Are you an experienced Operator looking for your next challenge? If so, here at Mars we now have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Operative to come and join our factory team! If you have a manufacturing background and are looking for the opportunity to lead a passionate team of associates whilst also being given the chance to develop and progress personally then look at the below!
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.
As a Lead Operator you will be responsible for operational decisions at the line level to achieve targets and coordinate a team of Operators as required.
What are we looking for?
Previous Operative experience
Educated to GCSE level
Mechanical training or background is desirable.
Experience leading/coordinating a small team of associates - again desirable.
Experience in FMCG / High-speed production OR transferable mechanical process skills from a similar environment.
What would be your key responsibilities?
Supervise and coordinate a small team of operators and associates to achieve line targets.
Accountable for the performance of several machines, processes, or pieces of equipment.
Assisting operators with daily productions tasks to ensure line targets are met.
What can you expect from Mars?
An industry-competitive salary
Excellent pension package keeping your future in mind!
Great career progression and a range of in-house training as well as our amazing Mars University- The chance to take hold of your career and develop personally and professionally
Flexible working- You can take a 1 year sabbatical after 3 years of service!
Refer a Friend Scheme- Earn up to £2,000 by recommending friends and family to work for Mars
Excellent Medical scheme and Life insurance
A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance
Health & Wellbeing and Assistance programme
Great parental and sick pay scheme
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.
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