The job title

Cleaner (Food production) - Days

Contract Type
Full time
Edinburgh, Scotland
Job Type
Start Date
Jan 19 2023 12:00AM

Hygiene operative / Cleaner (Food production)  - Days

Rate of Pay: £9.86ph

Contract: Permanent - Full-Time



Thursday and Friday 06:00 - 14:00

Saturday and Sunday 06:00 - 18:00


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 & savory 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.


Main purpose the job

  • Working / cleaning at height, this consists of cleaning overhead transfer conveyor systems, beams, pipes, ledges, fans, & dust extraction systems.
  • The Cleaning of Production lines which involves the strip down and in-depth cleaning of machines and equipment on line. 
  • Working with chemicals.
  • Working in a safe manner ensuring all company health and safety policies are adhered to.
  • Ensuring that hygiene supervisors are updated with all relevant information.


 Knowledge, qualifications, experience and other qualities required

  • Good interpersonal / verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self reliant – Ability to work both as an individual and a team member.
  • Demonstrate high standards of hygiene.
  • Basic food hygiene training preferred but not essential as training will be provided
  • Chemical training preferred but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Working at height experience preferred but not essential as training can be provided

Hours of work over the week are:

Thursday and Friday 06:00 - 14:00

Saturday and Sunday 06:00 - 18:00

What are the key ingredients needed for the role? 

You would need to be a good team player, proactive with your approach to work, reliability and good time-keeping is also needed for this role.


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.