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1 Industrial Placement programme 2013

2 Mars Incorporated Privately owned business
World leader in each of our main markets Turnover in excess of $35 billion Over 65,000 associates & 135 factories in more than 68 countries Products consumed in over 100 countries

3 Privately owned business
A Little About Us incorporated Privately owned business 68,000 Associates 230 Sites 110 Countries US$ 36 Billion


5 Main Purpose To identify who Mars are as a corporation Explain MARS Drinks is part of Mars Incorporated, one of the largest privately owned family run companies in the world, with a global reputation for well known household brands. We don’t answer to share holders, we answer to our customers. MARS is renowned for developing market leading products within the 5 key business that is operates – Chocolate, Petcare, Drinks and Sugar products eg:Gum and food. MARS is guided by 5 principles that are reflected in all the work undertaken by each individual Other Useful Information MARS Inc manufactures products that are sold all over the world and is a brand leader in 5 key businesses. In 2008 MARS Inc acquired the Wrigley Business Some brands you may not associate with Mars are Dolmio, Uncle Bens and Sheba (for example) Mars Drinks employs over 30,000 people worldwide and has a turnover of approx. $14 billion.

6 The Five principles describe the Essence of Mars

7 Overview 7

8 Deliver the best tasting, hassle-free drinks you’ll ever get at work.
Mars Drinks Vision Deliver the best tasting, hassle-free drinks you’ll ever get at work.

9 Our Brands Market leader in office hot drink systems through five brands: KLIX®, FLAVIA®, Alterra Coffee Roasters™, The Bright Tea Co.™, Galaxy® Hot Chocolate

10 Key Statistics Core markets: UK & Ireland, France, Germany, Japan, USA, Canada 677 associates 2 product factories in UK & USA 1 KLIX® machine factory in the UK and 3 external machine FLAVIA® factories in China, Malaysia & Japan Turnover in excess of $380m $3billion market opportunity Over 1.3 billion drinks

11 The role 11

12 Assistant Development Technologist- R&D
Activities New product development Quality improvement Legal/consumer requirements Research Sustainable supply of products R&D Process Sensory Validation testing- Physical/Chemical/ Microbiological Specification creation & maintenance Scale up process- Production Key Stakeholders Internal- Procurement, Quality, Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing External suppliers

13 Team structure – Research and development
Sensory Research Packaging Product development Product assurance Technical academy Asst. Development technologist

14 Key development areas Technical development through research activities/ workshops/ coffee and tea schools Trial management Food safety and systems auditing Validation through sensory and physical testing Negotiation and leadership skills Project management Presentation and organisational skills

15 Knowledge and skills required
Passion for technical development of beverage and food products Ability to work independently Great team worker with excellent communication skills Attention to detail and action orientated with good planning skills Ability to understand market trends and translate to efficient product delivery

16 Benefits to you 16

17 Total rewards at Mars Salary per annum – £Competitive including GTB (Good Timekeeping Bonus) Health benefits Paid time off Gym Facilities Individual recognition High performing team culture

18 Total Rewards at Mars Application process

19 How can you join the Mars family?
Send in your application – CV and covering letter by the 15th of November 2012. You will be invited to attend a Pre – assessment day (1st stage interview)– 15th of November 2012, held at the University of Leeds On being successful, you will be invited to an Assessment day – tbc , held at Mars Drinks

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