2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

To provide support to the Quality Manager and Team in the day to day running of the MARS Horsecare UK Ltd Quality systems.

To provide support to the team in analytical requirements, and day to day analytical tasks. Responsibilities will include:

  • Knowledge of our products and systems and development of protocols with the QA Manager

  • Day to day overseeing of our Quality systems sample preparation and testing.

  • Collation and interpretation of results.

  • Preparation of reports i.e. Product Panel, Analytical Data etc.

  • Projects and Analytical programs.

  • Running of the daily Product Panel

To assist in maintaining our current Quality accreditations, BSI, UFAS, UFAS NOPS, HACCP and Mars Quality Standards.

To assist in maintaining all relevant QA policies and documentation.

To assist the Quality and Food Safety Team Leader with documentation and policy from Global Mars

What are we looking for?

  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills, written, numerical and oral communication skills and a good level of computer literacy.

  • Takes pride in delivering accurate work.

  • Can work in a logical and methodical manner.

  • Is willing to be responsible for their actions.

  • Has the ability to work as both an individual and as part of a team is essential given the broad nature of the role.

  • Is inquisitive, thinks creatively and always looks for ways to improve themselves and their function.

  • The job holder will have an interest in the Quality and Technical aspects of manufacturing, and ideally the Equine business as a whole including our products.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Knowledge of our products and systems and development of protocols with the QA, VA & CSD Manager and Quality and Food Safety Team Leader.

  • Day to day overseeing of our Quality systems sample preparation and testing.

  • Collation and interpretation of results.

  • Preparation of reports i.e. Product Panel, Analytical Data etc.

  • Projects will include Molds & Mycotoxin testing and Analytical programs.

  • Running of the daily Product Panel with the support of the Quality and Food Safety Team Leader.

  • To assist in maintaining our current Quality accreditations, BSI, UFAS, UFAS NOPS, HACCP and Mars Quality Standards.

  • To assist in maintaining all relevant QA policies and documentation.

  • To assist the Quality and Food Safety Team Leader with documentation and policy from Global Mars.

  • Complete internal audit to cover the site, BU and MU and monitoring relevant corrective actions.

  • Assist in implementing work instructions and associated documents.

  • To assist in CAPA’s, Roots Cause and Gap Analysis

  • To participate in any training that is deemed necessary to enhance existing skills, enabling you to successfully carry out your duties in an efficient and productive manner.

  • To operate within the company values of Mars Inc., as documented in the booklet “The Five Principles of Mars”

  • Any other duties deemed necessary in order to carry out your role effectively.

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.

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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