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Job Description

Job Description:

Warehouse Operator

Castle Cary, Somerset

25,870 to 28,000 (includes shift allowance) PLUS annual company bonus

Rotating shifts: Nights 10pm-6am (Sunday-Thursday), Earlies 6am-2pm (Monday-Friday), Lates 2pm-10pm (Monday-Friday)

Our Mars Petcare factory have an opportunity to join our team as Warehouse Operator! The role will involve; operating our automated wrapping system, driving forklift trucks to move pallets, picking, and packing orders for dispatch, supplying consumables for packing and raw materials, and operating warehouse management systems, scanners and inputting data.

What are we looking for?

  • No experience needed
  • FLT, reach truck or counterbalance license, or an interest in gaining license
  • Self-starter, with initiative and motivated to learn
  • Good skills working within a team
  • Basic computer skills

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Production line: packing and loading pallets into palletizer, using walkalong forklift
  • Reach truck: at the end of the line production moving through automated wrapper
  • Book in products using warehouse management system and scanners
  • Warehouse picking, packaging bags and boxes, and loading/unloading lorries
  • Cleaning, stock checking, tidying, labelling product

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
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
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)


Office locations

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

Hiring Countries




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

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