2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Operator - Weekends

Plymouth

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.

What are we looking for?

  • Educated to GCSE level or above

  • Fluent English verbal and written skills.

  • Experience in the FMCG / Factory Operations industry desirable.

  • Mechanical training or experience in fault-finding – beneficial

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Part of a shift team of up to 15 associates contribute to achievement of targets.

  • Accountable for the performance of several machines, processes, or pieces of equipment.

  • Escalate issues as appropriate, give full and accurate verbal and written handover

  • Repair mechanical breakdowns using trained knowledge and experience.

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.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Sabbaticals
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
Bank holiday swaps
Location
94%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
91%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
84%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
80%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
81%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
90%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
75%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
78%
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Culture
86%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
84%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
70%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)

57:43

Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

Brazil

France

Netherlands

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022