Lead Production Operator

Mars Chocolate
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

£25k-35k per annum + shift allowance, comprehensive benefits and company bonus

Are you looking for a hands-on factory operations role making the world’s most famous chocolate brands, look no further!

Shift rota: Continental - 2x 12 hour days; 2x 12 hour nights & 4x days off

If you are driven, love flexing your technical skills and relish in problem solving and leading others, then you might have just found your next role - we in turn are excited to meet YOU!

Our Slough chocolate factory is a hive of activity producing over 100,000 tonnes of confectionery each year. Our site is full of enthusiastic, ambitious associates who have the incredible job of making our globally loved brands such as Twix, Maltesers, Galaxy and the infamous Mars Bar.

The Lead Production Operator Role
As Lead Production Operator you will report to the Team Leaders where you'll be critical to helping us achieve and maintain operational excellence in production, along with safety, hygiene, quality and efficiency goals. We rely on our Lead Production Operators’ strong decision-making and technical skills to undertake key responsibilities and ensure continuous production, including:
• operating machines and making decisions at line level to achieve Key Performance Indicators
• fault diagnosis using root-cause thinking, repairs, checks/inspections and presenting at performance reviews
• co-ordinating and driving your team of Production Operators to achieve efficiency and effectiveness
• performance monitoring, cleaning and maintaining standards.

Preferably you will have proven experience in manufacturing and you’ll ideally have been formally trained in mechanical systems, operation, fault-finding and lean manufacturing methods. As a Lead Production Operator you'll, also need excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a can-do attitude and real enthusiasm for solving problems and taking on new challenges.

As a Lead Production Operator at Mars, you will be working across a continental shift of two 12 hour days, two 12 hour nights and four days off.

In Return
We offer a competitive salary + shift allowance. Attractive benefits from the beginning of service include, company performance related bonus, personal performance bonus, a competitive pension of 6% associate contribution and 12% employer (with the potential for further contributions), life assurance and private medical insurance, staff sales allowance, employee discounts, along with excellent training and development programs.

So if we've just described you and where you want to be then please click to APPLY for the Lead Production Operator now.

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