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Mars Material Handler in Kansas City, Missouri

Shift/Hours: The shift for this position has not yet been determined. It will either be a 12 hour day shift or a 12 hour night shift.


The Material Handler is responsible for supplying the packaging team with the pack materials requiredand other basic production duties as assigned.


  1. Operate a forklift in safe manner

  2. Reading and verifying date codes

  3. Monitor Robotic palletizer for proper operation and be able to address minor interventions to support production process.

  4. Supplying packaging with pack materials to support the production process

  5. Recycling packaging waste to the balers and transferring waste the compactor area.

  6. Weekly sanitation activities

  7. Transacting all moves in SAP & Red Prairie to maintain accurate inventories and recording of production

  8. Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  9. Active participation in the Safety Programs

  10. Ability to work in a self-directed manner with a positive attitude.

  11. Demonstrate a food safety quality culture in actions, words and spirit.

  12. General packaging and other productions duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic math and measuring skills

  • Basic reading and demonstrated ability to understand and execute work directives communicated in English

  • General organization skills

  • Manual dexterity

  • Attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Familiarity with industrial environment


  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

  • Must be able to work under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high, and/or confined spaces and have full mobility to climb stairs and ladders