Mars, Incorporated Overwrap Operator (3rd Shift) in Yorkville, Illinois

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A mutually rewarding experience.

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Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there?s more to being in business than just making a profit. That?s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

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Because it?s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It?s about how you can grab everything that?s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It?s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we?ll all be a little better off. It?s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

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Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

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Mars brands include: Petcare ? PEDIGREE, ROYAL CANIN, WHISKAS, BANFIELD Pet Hospital, CESAR, SHEBA, DREAMIES and NUTRO; Chocolate ? M&M?S, SNICKERS, DOVE, GALAXY, MARS, MILKY WAY and TWIX; Wrigley ? DOUBLEMINT, EXTRA, ORBIT and 5? chewing gums, SKITTLES and STARBURST candies, and ALTOIDS AND LIFESAVERS mints. Food ? UNCLE BEN?S, DOLMIO, EBLY, MASTERFOODS, SEEDS OF CHANGE and ROYCO; Drinks ? ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS?, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY?, KLIX and FLAVIA; Symbioscience ? COCOAVIA and WISDOM PANEL.

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BASIC PURPOSE

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The purpose of this document is to clearly identify the duties and responsibilities of a Skittles process operator working in a self-directed, empowered team environment where TPM/Lean and 6-Sigma methodologies are used to drive continuous improvement in support of organizational goals and objectives. To insure the success of the associate in performing the duties and responsibilities of this role, the pre-requisite training, education, skills, and abilities are also clearly identified.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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1. Perform all required production tasks and assigned work in compliance to current standardsn2. Maintain a safe, organized, and efficient work arean3. Insure all production complies with quality and food safety standardsn4. Perform routine production and performance reporting and follow escalation protocolsn5. Drive continuous improvement opportunities

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QUALIFICATIONS

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Education/Training

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Minimum:n1) High school diploma or GED.

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Preferred:n1) Degree in engineering or operations management (Associates, BS or BA).

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Related Experience/Requirements:

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Minimum:n1) Fluent in English (reading, writing, and verbal communication).n2) Proficient in English writing (grammar and spelling).n3) Proficient in basic mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, averages, variances, formulas/equations, etc.).n ) Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office software applications (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)n

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Preferred:n1) One (1) or more years of manufacturing experience in a foods or consumer goods operation.n2) Basic understanding of engineering principles (machine mechanics, electricity and controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, tools, and fasteners).n3) Experience in lean or TPM methodologies.n4) Certified trainer or instructor.n5) High performance team experience.n6) Proficiency with SAP.

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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Minimum: :n1) Good communication, listening, and influencing skills.n2) Able to work collaboratively with other groups.n3) Ability and desire to improve technical knowledge.n4) Ability to understand basic engineering principles (machine mechanics, electricity and controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, tools, and fasteners).n5) Support safety, quality, security, health, and environmental policies and improvement initiatives.n6) Support the development of other associates.n7) Ability to create training documentation.n

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Preferred:n1) Ability to deliver training.n2) Ability to lead initiatives that improve operational efficiencies, safety, and quality.n3) Ability to drive lean ways of working.n4) Ability to plan and sched