The job title

Warehouse Operative (Forklift Licence Required)

The Royal Burgh Bakery
Contract Type
Full time
Job Type
Full time
Start Date
Sep 30 2020 12:00AM

A vacancy has arisen for a Warehouse Stores Person within the Bakery.  This is a permanent shift vacancy across 3 rotating shifts (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am).


So, who Are Burton’s 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 and being able to ‘Be Yourself’.

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.


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 c.$200 B Net Assets portfolio.   Working in partnership with Teachers, has allowed Burtons Biscuits to become a forward thinking and progressive business.


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.

This position will assist the Product Development Manager to develop, and introduce into the bakery, new products in support of the Company’s commercial, customer and consumer strategies.


Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Policies.

  • Ensure all raw material and packaging materials are received in a satisfactory condition and recorded and processed on the AS400 system

  • Able to pick and issue the appropriate raw materials and packaging

  • Preparation of technical detail for product specification in terms of recipe size, quality and packaging


    The successful candidate will:

  • You will have a reach & counter balance forklift licence.

  • PC skills

  • Numerate and literate

  • Flexible and hard working

  • Demonstrates respect for other people

  • Ideally previous experience in a food environment, but is not essential.