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Quality Technician / QA Technician(transport from dorchester & shaftsbury)

Thomas Fudges
Contract Type
Full time
£Hourly rate
Job Type
Start Date
Jul 4 2022 12:00AM

Location: Dorset Village Bakery (Thomas Fudges), Stalbridge


Job type: Full Time, Permanent


Hours: 40 hours  - Monday to Friday 05.45-14.15 


Salary: Competitive

Benefits: 4 weeks holiday with service related increase, 8 days Bank Holiday, Legal & General Pension 3% company contribution 5% colleague 8% total after 3 months, Death In Service for Active Members of the Company Pension, 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, Weekly Bonus Scheme = 1%, Annual Pay Review, Free Tea Coffee & Squash, Tasty Biscuit Trials and New Lines – Both Burtons & DVB & Recognition and Treat Awards.


Who Are We?

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!


‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’.


At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic and being able to ‘Be Yourself’.


Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.


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.


Burton’s Biscuits is owned by Ferrero and we are proud to be part of such a fantastic and successful business.  The Ferrero Group operates in more than 50 Countries and their products are sold in over 170 Countries.  We are delighted to be part of the Ferrero group which represents over 37,000 employees across the world and has a consolidated turnover of €12.3 billion (2020). 


We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to join us at our Bakery in Dorset, this role could suit an individual who is already working in Quality Assurance or a Food Safety related role looking to take the next step in their career.


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 for Quality and Food Safety?

Everyone across Burton's Biscuits, takes a sense of pride in their baking, which means you’ll get to work with some fantastic people. In this role you will be responsible for maintaining the quality management system to ensure that all relevant standards (e.g. BRC, HACCP, and Customer Code of Practice) are achieved. Implement food safety and quality strategies to increase bakery efficiency and meet performance criteria.


What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

All you need is previous experience in a technical or QA role or experience working in manufacturing with a great passion for quality, Level 2 Food safety for Manufacturing Certificate and a willingness to learn and work to best practices.


Final part of the mix.

You will need to be able to work on your own initiative, have strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail and be flexible & adaptable in your approach. Resilient with the ability to challenge if the right process isn’t been followed.


This role will be based out of our bakery in Stalbridge, Dorset.


You may have had experience or be looking for the following: QA Technician, Food Technologist, Quality Assurance, Food Manufacturing, Production Operation, Machine Operator, Line Lead etc.