The job title

Line Operatives

Contract Type
Full time
10.76 - 11.30/hr depending upon shifts
Edinburgh, Scotland
Job Type
Start Date
Jun 17 2022 12:00AM

Fox’s Burton’s Company; Fabulous Biscuits, Fabulous People 

Fox’s Burton’s Biscuits are the home of some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, including but not limited to Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels. 

Here’s a thought for you!! Buying a biscuit is easy, the process of making a biscuit is however much more involved and that’s where YOU COULD BE INVOLVED! The route from creation to eating involves multiple stages and that’s why we are able to offer a variety of jobs to meet peoples desires, skill sets and abilities;

RATES – Will vary between shift patterns and roles.

SHIFTS - Variety of guaranteed full-time shifts. Early (6am – 2pm), backshift (2pm – 10pm), night (10pm – 6am). Monday to Friday with the exception of cleaning operative roles. 


  • Mixing and formulating ingredients, Role of Mixing Room Operator
  • Quality control; shaping, coating, flavouring, baking, cooling, monitoring hygienic standards, Role of Processor 
  • Sortation, packaging, boxing for dispatch, Role of Operative 
  • Maintaining the operation of machinery and packaging, Role of Machine Operator 
  • Building pallets of finalised products, cross checking inventories, quality control before dispatch, Role of Recorder.

Due to increased demand, we are now undertaking a volume recruitment campaign and we would love to you be part of this journey. 


  • Each 8-hour shift provides for 2 separate 30 minute breaks!! 
  • Other advantages include, paid PPE, training with career opportunities, car parking and onsite canteen facilities. 
  • 25 Holidays Per Year and closed on Bank Holidays including Christmas & New Year. Access to Employee Benefit Scheme for Retailer Discounts and Cashback, Health & Wellbeing.


If you are interested in joining a fantastic company which can offer career and development opportunities please apply online. As a business we are committed to the continuous improvement of diversity and equality in the workplace, and we welcome talented individuals from all backgrounds who share our Pride and Passion for Baking Great Biscuits and snacks.