Mars

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Values, ethics, growth, responsibility and career development are pillars at Mars

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Mars full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

You own and drive your career. What you do and how you do it are equally important. For those that can build relationships, collaborate, build teams and drive business results will be rewarded with opportunities. No functional limits. Mars likes generalists that can jump from function to function and perform.

Cons

Associates at Mars are given a high level of responsibility and autonomy. The culture is not very disciplined, processes are loose, documentation trails difficult to follow and work load very high.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Preach work life balance but continued added responsibilities makes it difficult to perform to a high level without sacrificing on life outside work.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

324 Other Employee Reviews for Mars (View Most Recent)

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    Amazing Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Continuous Improvement
    Former Employee - Continuous Improvement

    I worked at Mars full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Wonderful core principles
    You get to make candy for a living
    Global organization with plenty of growth opportunitites
    Private company that can stick to its priciples without appeasing shareholder greed

    Cons

    Working at particular facilities create microcasms that do not reflect the overall company methods and intent.
    Achieving visibilty requires being at a level that interacts outside a particular plant.
    Mobility equal opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers that do not promote the Mars culture should be reallocated.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Mars - good place to start your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Site Activity Coordinator (Site Project Manager) in Sochaczew (Poland)
    Former Employee - Site Activity Coordinator (Site Project Manager) in Sochaczew (Poland)

    I worked at Mars full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - people (very good job done by HR guarantees splendid team mates and positive atmosphere)
    - challenging projects
    - high salary as for graduates who enters labour market
    - good additional package (trainings, benefits etc.)
    - international exposure

    Cons

    - strange and "middle of nowhere" office locations especially for production & logistics part of business
    - not so dynamic further development of the career

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - more precise rules of promotion

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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