The job title

Electrical Food Engineer (Multi-Skilled Technician / Manufacturing)

Llantarnam
Contract Type
Full time
Salary
Competitive package plus shift allowance
Department
Engineering
Job Type
Full time
Start Date
Oct 21 2020 12:00AM

Package. Competitive package plus shift allowance

 

Location: Llantarnam Bakery

 

Start Date: ASAP

 

Contract: Full Time Hours, Permanent (39 hours a week)

 

Hours: 4 shift continental pattern working 8 hour shifts from Sunday to Saturday (not including a Saturday night shift) with 6 hour shifts worked on a Saturday morning and afternoon.

 

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.

 

We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?

 

So let’s start with ….…

 

What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company 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 week look like?

- Carry out planned maintenance and reactive activities as scheduled by the maintenance plan contained within the CMMS.

- Proactive in preventing equipment failures and improving overall equipment performance by generating and implementing ideas and modifications.

- 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.

- Train others so that they are able to carry out their expected work duties to the required standards.

- Identify performance issues and implement appropriate and pragmatic solutions through the use of problem solving skills, tools and techniques. 

- In consultation with the appropriate personnel, be able to correctly prioritise the work load for the overall benefit of the site performance.

 

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

You will need to be a Time-served Electrical Engineer, carry out planned maintenance activities and repair breakdowns, covering electrical but also some mechanical responsibilities.  

 

Ideally you have a HNC / b-tech or equivalent in a relevant field. 

 

You will need to have experience from within a manufacturing, while experience of a food manufacturer would a bonus it isn’t essential.

 

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.