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Mars | Sydney, Florida
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Job Description

About Mars


What does it mean to be a privately owned business? At Mars, it means freedom- for our business and for you. Freedom to explore, invent, ask and pursue the passions that get you going every morning. Because here, freedom allows good people to make great products. If you’re open to opportunity, and responsibility, find it at Mars and find others just like you.


About Mars Petcare


Mars Petcare Australia (MPA) manufactures and markets some of Australia’s favourite Petcare brands including Pedigree®, Whiskas®, Optimum®, My Dog®, Advance® and Greenies®.

Role Overview


Reporting into the Site Deployment Manager and acting as a business partner you will work closely with stakeholders across Production, Engineering, Reliability and Product and Packaging Innovation to ensure that our consumers receive only the highest quality products. 


With the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships and work collaboratively you will have demonstrated experience in leading and continuously improving Quality and Food Safety (Q&FS) programs.  




  • Lead and manage internal and external audits ensuring compliance to Global & Local standards. This includes but is not limited to HACCP, GMP, FSSC 22000
  • Govern the GMP program onsite and ensure adequacy of pre-requisite programs to support the food safety program
  • Challenge the status quo and facilitating proactive gap assessment against existing quality standards, highlighting CI opportunities in existing standards or gaps where new standard implementation should be prioritized
  • Ensure key initiatives of Q&FS agenda are embedded on site
  • Manage inputs to key performance reviews for the site including Quality Management Effectiveness.
  • Lead Q&FS investigations and own the Product Related Issues Management Process
  • Accountable for managing an effective corrective & preventative action (CAPA) plan including verification of effective implementation


Qualifications and Competencies


  • Degree qualified in Food Science/Technology or related science/technical discipline is essential
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an FMCG environment auditing Quality Management Systems.
  • Strong understanding of Food Safety, HACCP and Hygiene principles.


What we will offer you:


  • A challenging and fulfilling role
  • Opportunities for growth, development and career advancement
  • A strong focus on people and culture, guided by our Five Principles to make a difference


Why Mars?


This exciting role is everything you should expect from a global FMCG leader, and the staff rewards and benefits reflect how importantly we value this position. To learn more about Mars visit our Mars.com Careers, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter sites.

Relocation support offered for the successful candidate



About Mars

Mars, Incorporated is a private, family-owned company founded in 1911 and employing more than 65,000 associates at over 370 sites, including 135 factories, in 68 countries worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, U.S.A., Mars, Incorporated is one of the world's largest food companies, generating global sales of more than $28 billion annually and operating in six business segments: Chocolate, Petcare, Wrigley Gum and Confections, Food, Drinks, and Symbioscience. These segments produce some of the world's leading brands: Chocolate - M&M'S(r), SNICKERS(r), DOVE(r), GALAXY(r), MARS(r), MILKY WAY(r) and TWIX(r) Petcare - PEDIGREE(r), WHISKAS(r), SHEBA(r), CESAR(r), NUTRO(r), GREENIES(r), and ROYAL CANIN(r); Wrigley - ORBIT(r), EXTRA(r), STARBURST(r), DOUBLEMINT(r) and SKITTLES(r); Food - UNCLE BEN'S(r), DOLMIO(r), EBLY(r), MASTERFOODS(r) and SEEDS OF CHANGE(r); Drinks - KLIX(r) and FLAVIA(r); Symbioscience - WISDOM PANEL(tm), SERAMIS(r), CIRKUHEALTH(tm) and COCOAPRO(r).

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