26 days old

Commodity Verification Operator

Mars Incorporated
Columbus, OH 43215
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Purpose of Role:

To execute the site MQM verification procedures of Inspection, Verification, and Testing on inbound ingredients and raise awareness of all inbound ingredient non-conformances.

Principal Accountabilities:

Verify seals on bulk tankers. Collect samples for materials analysis as determined by site Q&FS or QA Manual. Coordinate testing of samples at off-site wet chemistry laboratories. Inspect ingredients upon receipt for evidence of foreign material and/or damage. Raise awareness of non-conformance by entering information into (MSQM) for any ingredient that is out of specification upon receipt. Assist in PRIMP process. Assist warehouse personnel on holding ingredients and audit warehouse/site ingredient holds management process. Manage returns to vendors and ingredient fumigation as needed. Assure that any Food Safety ingredient hold is accounted for and isolated in a separate area of warehouse. Assist in the Dries Area as needed or as availability permits. Can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation. Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot and cold, dust, dirt and chemicals. Able to complete all tasks in the area assigned by the manager abiding by the Quality Practices and Mars Safety Practices. Every associate at Mars has the responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety. Foreign Material testing inbound fresh meats. Cleaning and PM's for SEPAmatic as required.

Mission Critical Competencies:

Accurate and quick decision making skills. Well-developed computer program skills: Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office. Knowledge of site based Q&FS reaction systems: Corrective Action Preventative Action process (site CPAR) and Product Related Incident Management Process (PRIMP) and Mars Supplier Quality Management (MSQM). Knowledge of QA Manual and where to find ingredient specifications and procedures related to inbound ingredients. Knowledge of all areas of the factory. Knowledge of site HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) as related to inbound ingredients. Knowledge of site PRP (Pre-Requisite Program) - MQM verification procedure QS4255 and all the work instructions included. Interpersonal skills that influence and enlist the help of others in managing product quality. Ability to respond/react in a fast paced, changing environment. Fork lift certification. Must be cross trained functionally and help other CVO associates and help in other areas as requested (DLC, SQA, Operations, Logistics, BRN). After each SEPAmatic test, associate must inspect the discharge for foreign material and evaluate. Generate reports / summary on findings are required. Will need to carry testing material up steps throughout the shift.

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge

Previous experience with, or have the ability to learn, to use lab equipment to analyze product variables (example; Mycotoxin and NIR). Interpret ingredient specification attributes like subjective values; color and aroma on in-bound ingredients or be able to raise concern to appropriate knowledge expert when necessary.

Key Experiences

  • A wide variety of plant experiences in multiple areas (Inventory, Processing, Filling, Dries, Pumpables, etc.)

Desired Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Windows Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Lotus Notes training.

Interested candidates must meet all qualifications to be considered for this position.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded 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.

Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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