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Retailer Brands Manager

St Albans
Contract Type
Full time
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Job Type
Start Date
Jul 8 2022 12:00AM

What is the role about?  


You will be responsible for delivering business critical Retailer Brand projects within Burton’s Biscuits and the wider UK business which includes Fox’s Biscuits.


With over a 30% volume share of the UK’s retailer brand biscuit category, this role is key to delivering the Retailer Brands strategy including shaping customer strategies aligned to our operational capabilities, capacity and margin aspirations, driving the cost out agenda and delivering our simplification activities.

Supporting the Head of Retailer Brands, you will ensure that the sales team are supplied with insight led, customer specific rationales for each workstream and will then carefully manage implementation on time and on budget.

Working within a fast paced, agile and entrepreneurial business, this role is a great opportunity for a self-starting individual with the ability to hit the ground running and turn ideas into action. 


What are the key ingredients needed for the role? 


A good understanding of end-to-end manufacturing processes gained within an FMCG environment.


Experience of constructing and presenting business cases, using a range of data sources to create a clear and compelling rationale.


Experience of working in a fast - paced environment and working under pressure to deliver against internal and external expectations.


Confidence in dealing with numerical data be it category, financial, recipes and/or P&Ls gained in either operational, sales, or product development roles.


Evidence of working either in or closely with operations team is desirable as is an understanding of the key drivers of factory efficiency.


Evidence of working cross functionally to deliver projects is desirable.




Who Are Burton’s Biscuits?


We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!


Not only are we the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies, Wagon Wheels and Viscount Biscuits, to name just a few, we are a major supplier of retailer branded sweet and savoury biscuits, across all channels, UK and International, as well as being a strategic co-manufacturing partner to several global food manufacturers. 


Burton’s Biscuits is owned by a Ferrero related company, and we are proud to be affiliated to 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).


Within our wider group, including Fox’s Biscuits, we have 7 bakeries across the UK, located in Blackpool, Kirkham, Batley, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset and Llantarnam, with our head offices in St Albans and Batley.   We also have a jam and chutney making site on the Isle of Arran! In total we employ circa 3,000 people across our locations.



At Burton’s Biscuits, we believe in the power of being authentic, being entrepreneurial and being supportive to each other to meet our common goals…oh and did we mention having fun?!


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.



What are we all about?


Here at Burton’s Biscuits 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.


This Role can be based from either St Albans or Batley



If you feel that you have the right ingredients for this role, we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.