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Mechanical Engineer. Full Time. Permanent Role.

Contract Type
Full time
Llantarnam, Wales
Job Type
Start Date
Sep 14 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. 

Our culture is a big part of what makes our company so special. We have over 2,000 employees but it feels like one big happy Burton's family   


Are you a self motivated, confident and time served engineer with a proven ability in diagnostic fault finding under pressure of production? If yes Burton's Biscuits need YOU to join our Llantarnam Bakery on a Permanent Contract.

As a Mechanical Engineer (Multi-Skilled Technician) you will be working as part of the Engineering Team to provide a timely and effective engineering service to our customer in production whilst ensuring safety, quality and hygiene standards are met. You will carry out planned maintenance activities as scheduled by the maintenance plan contained within the CMMS, attend and repair breakdowns as required, and report all actions carried out and any further actions required. 

You will undertake training as required to further enhance individual’s skills and knowledge so that the level of support to the front line operations remains effective and efficient, and train others so that they are able to carry out their expected work duties to the required standards. 

You will be educated to HNC standard (or equivalent) or higher in mechanical or electrical engineering, and a proven practitioner of preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, problem solving and continuous improvement skills. You will also be familiar with TPM principles including 5S. Experience in the use of CMMS (computerised maintenance management systems) ideally SAP, is preferred but not essential. 

You will be numerate, literate, flexible, self-motivated and be able to work with minimum supervision and use own initiative. Previous experience of working as part of a team is essential. Previous Food Manufacturing experience and a basic understanding of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene is desirable, but not essential as training will be given.

The duties described here are not exhaustive, and may be adapted to meet the needs of a changing organisation and therefore is expected to evolve in line with the organisation.

Location: Llantarnam Bakery, Cwmbran NP44 3YL 

Hours:  Full Time Hours. 39 Hours Per Week. 

Shift Pattern: 5x 8 hour shifts (Day/Afternoon/Night) from Sunday to Saturday (Saturday would be 6 hour Day or Afternoon shifts, no Night shift)

Salary: Competitive 

Contract: Permanent, Weekly Paid  

Benefits: 25 Holidays Per Year. Access to Employee Benefit Scheme for Retailer Discounts and Cashback, Health & Wellbeing. Enhanced Contribution Pension Scheme. Subsidised canteen, free on-site parking and staff shop. 

Final Part of the Mix: Applicants must be over the 18 years of age.


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

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 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).

Application process: Online application with CV.