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Technician – Laboratory at Mars

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India

About the job

Exciting opportunity to join the site R&D team in a Laboratory Technician Role within the Quality and food Safety function as a Senior Technician. The role is working on quality system operation and supervision, ensuring quality management system implementation in factories and compliance with MARS QMP & regulations.

What are we looking for?

  • Food science, Engineering, Chemistry, or equivalent BSc/ MSc degree is preferred.
  • Knowledge of quality management system – FSSC22000, and quality program GMP/ Hygienic design, familiar with legal food safety requirement, food process technology.
  • Problem-solving skill and systematic thinking.
  • Communication and influencing skill.
  • We would prefer female candidates for this role.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Carry out day-to-day Lab analysis, CoA verification for RM/PM, and Control issues through SAP.
  • Provides deep technical expertise in all aspects of laboratory and analysis in physiochemical & and microbiological for Raws, Packs, finished goods, water, and environmental samples.
  • Managing and coordinating activities of existing external labs and validating and establishing Mars standards in any new upcoming external lab.
  • Provide Technical support to the activities of product /pack development, releasing of raws, pack & finished products, and to any type of root cause activity in manufacturing processes. Provides technical guidance and remains responsible for calibration of all equipment.
  • Lead functional expertise in risk assessment & and analysis of raw, pack & FG for Pune business and manage all data in GSQA/Nexus/Global software platforms.
  • Forecast & and manage Laboratory Budget (OPEX) related to testing & and operations.
  • Support the development and implementation of global Q&FS laboratory Standards.
  • Support local New Product & pack Development activities by providing timely and accurate testing services.
  • Take part in the development of HACCP, for the manufacturing unit to ensure manufacturing processes and environments are safe from all hazards.
  • Lead key projects that generate step changes in RM/PM management and performance (processes, standards, and tools) within the manufacturing unit.
  • Act as a troubleshooting resource to investigate and correct RM/PM related non-conformities at sites, contract vendors, and suppliers.
  • Managing Mars global proficiency test for internal and external labs. Ensure RCA & CAPA in place for any deviation observed in PT z score for in-house & external lab.
  • Participate & contribute in all internal and external audits viz., MARS Technical Audit, LRQA certification Audits, RSPO Audits, FSSC and implement corrective actions for Audit findings. Provide reports and analysis where necessary.
  • Manage all inputs to MQM /PQM /GSQA on Trials/Non-Conformances/Corrective actions Design and execute competency development programs related to the functional domain for Supply, R&D, and other functions as required.
  • Drive Quality & Food Safety related continuous Improvement programs.
  • Govern the compliance to MDM tool and provide the input within defined TAT.
  • Approve Artworks as per Q&FS mandated checks Govern the Mars standards and ensure compliance to IVT/Mold & Mycotoxin/Hold & release/Bulk unloading/Traceability /NC Management.


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