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Why Join Mars?

Working at Mars

Working at Mars gives you an instant sense of belonging, from the collaborative nature of all of our Associates to our extra offerings such as our well-being initiatives, bake-off events, dogs in the office (certain locations), fun freebies, and not to forget our competitive benefits package. These are just a few of the ways we celebrate your contribution and the work we do together! Flexibility and finding the balance between work and play is something we prioritise every day because in doing so we know that we can create an environment where everyone can flourish. We are an extended community that wakes up every morning ready to make an impact - on our business and the world. And we do it by keeping the Five Principles at the heart of everything we do. These principles inform our decision and unity us across geographies, languages, cultures, and generations.
Made by Mars
Here in Australia and New Zealand, we are a community with over 3500 Associates spread across multiple locations Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Ballarat, Wodonga, Asquith, Wacol, Wyong, Auckland, and Christchurch.

Mars business segments include Mars Wrigley, Mars Pet Nutrition (including Royal Canin), Mars Food, and Mars Global Services which make up who we are.

Your growth and development are as important to us as our world-famous brands are. Our Associates come from a diverse range of backgrounds and are as different as our products, so we tailor our mentoring and coaching to everyone. We're here to support you and your career potential as you navigate our network of businesses and segments. From day one, there's always a focus on your future.

Here is our promise to you. 

With Mars, your tomorrow starts today

United by our purpose, inspired by our people
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Playing our part, for the planet
We come together across the business to find ways where we can do better things for people and the planet, keeping sustainability and a bright future for all, at the heart of what we do.
A local community, with global support
With multiple brands and workplaces across the country, we take pride in the work we do as an important part of the Mars family business. We are one big team, guided by our five principles both here in Australia and together with our global community.

Inspired to innovate and ideate.
We are proud to work in a business with a clear purpose and vision. This gives us the inspiration to innovate and transform the way we do things for the betterment of our Associates, our brands and our customers.
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The power is in our people
We are lucky to work alongside passionate and dedicated people every day. As Associates, we feel confident to be our very best selves at work, in a world where every idea counts and everyone has a voice.

A family business where you come first
Creating a healthy workplace sits at the heart of everything we do. Flexibility and finding the balance is something we prioritise every day because in doing so we know that we can create an environment where everyone can flourish. Reward and recognition
Taking the time to celebrate the successes and appreciate our Associates from around the world who’ve delivered extraordinary impact, helping bring us closer to the world we want tomorrow.  Acknowledging effort and rewarding great work is important to us all, it empowers us and brings us together.

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Room for you to grow.
As a locally based business with a global footprint, we feel encouraged to explore the world of Mars and where our roles as Associates may lead us across the exciting brands that are a part of our family. Every Associate is guided by their passion. It could mean exploring a different function within the business, expanding into a new segment or working on a different brand locally or globally.
Embracing the future

We encourage learning and development opportunities that give everyone the chance to expand their knowledge.   Each person’s journey at Mars is different, but by being empowered to explore and challenge ourselves we evolve as Associates. 

Click on the video below to see how we deliver on Purpose, People, and Development every day here in Australia and New Zealand

The Five Principles are how we do business here at Mars. They unite us across geographies, cultures and generations. Together, they serve as a guide that every Associate can depend on to make decisions - big or small - knowing that when we look at a problem through the collective lens of the Five Principles, we will reach a stronger decision. They are at the heart of the success we've enjoyed over the decades and will continue to guide us in the decades to come.

​​​​​​​Quality begins with delivering our best to the people and pets we serve. It continues through all that we do.

​​​​​​​We take responsibility without being asked. We support the responsibilities of others.

A mutual benefit is a shared benefit. Shared benefits will endure.

Our resources are quite precious. Being efficent helps us accomplish more and waste less.


Freedom lets us shape our future. Performance allows us to remain free.
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