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Junior Machine Operator(transport from Dorchester & Shaftsbury)

Thomas Fudges
Contract Type
Full time
Job Type
Start Date
Jun 23 2022 12:00AM

Burton's Biscuits are the home of some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, including Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers, Wagon Wheels, Thomas Fudges & Paterson Arran Shortbread. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture sweet & savoury snacks under brands from Mars Confectionery, Cathedral City & Marmite, we are also a key player in manufacturing Retailer Own Brand biscuits.

Are you interested in the maintenance of Machinery, enjoy problem solving and have experience of a fast-paced environment? If yes Burton's Biscuits need YOU to join our Operations team as a Junior Machine Operator


As a Junior Machine Operator, you will support the  Senior Machine Operator at the start of the shift, completing daily checks and pre-starts and help  with the rest of the paperwork e.g. Process control/target sheets and/or metal detection and checkweigher. It’s a fast-paced role and requires a certain level of fitness as it does have a large element of physical work in order to complete the tasks to a high standard. Attention to detail is key as we pride ourselves in the quality of our products. 


You will be numerate, literate, flexible, self-motivated and be able to work with minimum supervision and use own initiative. Previous experience of a fast-paced environment and working as part of a team is essential. Previous Machine Operator experience is desirable, but not essential as training can be given but being comfortable around machinery is essential as you will be responsible for maintaining the machines. You will also enjoy learning new skills and have a basic understanding of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene. 


Rate: Days £375.37 per week / Backs £381.37 per week

Contract: Permanent, Full-Time 

Hours: Full Time 37.5 Hours per week, Monday-Friday 

Benefits: 4 weeks holiday (pro rata) with service-related increase, 8 days Bank Holiday or Bank Holidays that fall during your employment, Legal & General Pension 3% company contribution 5% colleague 8% total after 3 months, Training opportunities, Variable hours of work, Free parking, Personal Protective Equipment and uniform provided, Access to company Awards and Benefits portal offering amazing discounts, Discounted Thomas Fudge products  

Subsidised mini bus service from Dorchester


Start Date: ASAP

Location:  Pinesway Business Park, Stalbridge. (You will need access to your own transport in order to get to the bakery, limited access to public transport to bakery location)

Rotating Shift Pattern: Dayshift 6am-2pm / Back Shift 2pm-10pm

APPLY NOW and let us contact you to discuss your future with the Burtons family.


Application process: Online application with CV