Thermal Process Technologist-COL00345
Position Title: Thermal
Reports To: Thermal Processing Manager
Purpose of Role:
This position is
responsible and will support thermal processing activities at our wet
products site. These activities will include but are not limited to heat
penetration and temperature distribution testing, process deviation
evaluation and other thermal processing responsibilities as defined by the
Thermal Process Manager. Associate will corroborate thermal processing
activities with product development, QS and production associates in
executing experimental testing that spans existing and future packaging
formats such as pouches, tubs, cans, and custom-made containers.
∑ Coordinate and
conduct heat penetration and temperature distribution testing at the plant
∑ Evaluate thermal
process deviations at the site and/or escalate deviations to the thermal
processing manager for evaluation and disposition.
communicate thermal process deviations and dispositions to the thermal
process manager, and maintain deviation records.
∑ Monitor and track
retort maintenance activities and communicate changes to the thermal
thermal processing activities to production manager, retort operators and
∑ Responsible for
and ensuring site compliance to Marsí Global Sterilization Standard.
∑ Keep inventory,
maintain and calibrate temperature measuring equipment.
∑ Participate in
training of site associates.
competencies in providing quick responses to thermal processing concerns at
the floor, and/or promptly communicate thermal request from site associate to
the thermal process manager.
∑ Conduct routine
inspection of thermal processing activities (equipment and associates) to
ensure compliance to safety and regulatory requirements.
∑ Perform other
thermal processing activities as defined by the thermal process manager.
Good planning & multi-tasking skills
Integrity and trust
Attention to detail
engineering fundamentals and hands-on skills.
design and statistical data analysis.
abilities to be creative and/or improvise.
∑ Ability to use
Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, experimental design software,
and understand/interpret engineering drawings.
∑ Experience and/or
exposure to thermal processing activities preferred.
∑ Ability to adapt
and learn in a fast-paced working environment.
∑ BS in Engineering
or Food Science and hands-on skills.
∑ BS in Engineering
processing exposure (heat penetration /temperature distribution testing and
evaluation). Hands-on skills, Interpretation of engineering drawing and
experimental design/statistical analysis skills.
As a privately-held,
family-owned company, Mars Petcare US offers
benefits which reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining great
people. This includes excellent pay, competitive health and dental care
coverage, a retirement plan, a very competitive vacation plan and unrivalled
career advancement opportunities, to name just a few of our unique and
If you're looking for a place where you can take ownership for your work,
where the pace is fast, the environment is built around the importance of
open communication, and where employees are called "associates" and
treated as such, then we want to hear from you.
We value a diverse work environment and encourage qualified individuals to
apply, regardless of race, religion, disability, national origin, veteran
status, gender and age. Mars Petcare US is an
Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visit http://www.mars.com/ to learn more
about our company and for information about all of our current openings.
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