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Machine Operator - Rotating Shifts £12.16 p/h

Contract Type
Full time
Competitive hourly rate + shift premium
Llantarnam, Wales
Job Type
Full time
Start Date
Jan 6 2023 12:00AM

Who Are Burtons Biscuits?

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, 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.


Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.


Within our Burton’s group, we have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans.   In total we employ circa 2,100 people around across our locations.


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).


What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit 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.


What does your typical day look like?  

As a Machine Operator you will be working as part of the Operations Team operating high speed wrapping machines and checkweighers, as well as checking codes and completion of daily production documentation. You will monitor the finished biscuits on one of our production lines whilst managing the packing of the finished product, setting up and maintaining the machines during Production run on Packing Floor through the final stages of wrapping the biscuits. You will also be responsible for changing machines between Production runs. 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.

Previous Machine Operator experience is preferred but not essential as full training can be given. You might want to apply if you have had experience in one of the following positions: Warehouse operator, Printer, CNC Operator, Process Operator, Packer, Picker or Welder. 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.

Competitive Hourly Pay: £12.16 including shift allowance

Location: Llantarnam Bakery, Cwmbran NP44 3YL 

Contract: Permanent, Weekly Paid 

Hours: Full Time Hours. Monday - Friday. 

Rotational Shift Pattern - Dayshift 6am-2pm / Backshift 2pm-10pm / Nightshift 10pm-6am. 40 Hours Per Week,  


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

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite, we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.