Who Are We?
At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits, making us one of the key players in the market. We employ circa 1,800 people around the UK, with the majority of our workforce being based at our three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool.
We've had an amazing 2018 so far, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4 as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we've have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. There couldn't be a better time to join us.
What are we all about?
Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.
We now have a fantastic permanent full time position for an individual to join us at our Llantarnam site as our Quality Services Manager.
We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?
So let’s start with ….…
Why work as part of our QFS Department?
As with all of our sites, Llantarnam feels like a family, you’ll get to work with talented people across a range of functions, such as our Production Teams, Engineering, Health & Safety to name a few.
Most of all, ‘Quality’ is at the heart of everything we do, which means you’ll have a real opportunity to continue to drive and implement best practices. Everybody knows the saying ‘a hygienic site is a happy site’.
What does your typical day look like?
No two days are ever the same within a Burtons Biscuits Factory, which is one of the reasons it’s such an exciting place to work. One minute you might be working with our 3rd party on-site cleaning provider, the next may see you launching new improvements to drive best practices.
Finally you will be ensuring that the site not only meets but exceeds our customers & industry standard KPI’s on a daily basis.
What are the key ingredients needed for the role?
This role would be great for an experienced individual within Quality or Hygiene, leadership experience is ideal but isn’t essential. What is key though is having experience in Food Safety (Level 3), NEBOSH (or equivalent) & Level 3 HACCP.
Final part of the mix.
To be successful in this role at Burton’s you’ll need experience working with or for the major supermarkets, with an understanding of BRC audits.
What do we offer in return?
We offer a competitive salary package, company pension, 25 days holiday and 8 bank holidays, Subsidised canteen, Auto enrolment Pension scheme, Defined Contribution pension scheme, Free on-site parking, Staff shop selling our biscuits at discounted prices
If you are looking for a new challenge in a fun, fast paced and progressive business then we have the opportunity for you!!
If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.