The job title

Engineering Project Manager (Manufacturing CAPEX Projects)

Contract Type
Full time
Competitive Salary, benefits including 25 days holiday, private healthcare, company pension scheme, company bonus scheme, access to the online rewards portal
Job Type
Full time
Start Date
May 13 2020 12:00AM
Closing Date
Jun 30 2020 12:00AM

Location: Llantarnam, Cwmbran, Wales (Commutable from Pontypool, Newport, Chepstow, Cardiff and surrounding areas)


Contract: Full Time, Permanent


Salary: Competitive Salary, benefits including 25 days holiday, private healthcare, company pension scheme, company bonus scheme, access to the online rewards portal


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!


Burton’s Biscuits are owned by a Private Equity Owned business Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP or Teachers for short) and form part of their $191.1 B Net Assets portfolio. Working in partnership with Teachers, has allowed Burtons Biscuits to become a forward thinking and progressive company.


Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits and snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers.


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 a number of key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector.


In order to ensure we can continue to make fantastic biscuits, and to help us on this amazing journey, we are proud to announce that in 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s, also in 2019 we acquired Scottish bakers Paterson Arran. This increases our baking capabilities across a number of new sweet and savoury categories.


As a result, we now 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 2,000 people around across our locations.


What does your role as an Engineering Project Manager look like?

You will manage all Llantarnam capital projects ensuring that these projects are delivered; on time, within budget and meet defined scope.


You will, but not limited to:

- Plan and implement all site capital projects

- Help define project scope, goals and deliverables

- Define tasks and required resources

- Create and manage communication plan

- Manage, support and direct the project team

- Manage budget

- Allocate project resources

- Create schedule and project timeline

- Track deliverables

- Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions

- Travel to additional sites as required


What are the key ingredients?

You will need to be a strong Project Manager (ideally with a Prince2 or equivalent qualification), from within an FMCG Engineering / Manufacturing environment (food experience would be a bonus but is not essential).


You will need experience of multi-site Capital / CAPEX project and managing budgets of over £1 million. Proven experience of managing & leading cross functional teams you will also manage 1 direct report and any 3rd party engineer’s onsite.


If you are looking to contribute to the large scale world of food manufacturing, whilst further developing your career within a leading FMCG, then apply now.