The job title

Packing Operative (Food Manufacturing / FMCG)

Contract Type
Full time
Competitive hourly rate
Livingston, Scotland
Job Type
Start Date
Aug 19 2021 12:00AM

Packing Operative (Food Manufacturing / FMCG)

Location: Sighthill Industrial Estate, Edinburgh

Salary: Competitive Weekly Rate

Contract: Full time - Temporary 6 month fixed term contract 


3 Day 12 hour shifts 6am-6pm across Mon - Fri (36 hours per week)


Shifts: Mon - Fri Weekly rotating 6am – 2pm,  2pm - 10pm, 10pm - 6am 



Do YOU like biscuits? Of course you do! Who doesn’t? Burton’s are expanding, and we want YOU to be a part of the team. We currently have 20+ opportunities available for new starters. 

At our Edinburgh bakery you’ll find our biscuit experts hard at work baking the UK's favourite and best loved shortbread!

 We are looking for new packing operatives to join this fantastically dedicated team on a permanent contract. Ideally, you will have some packing experience already in manufacturing, but any applications from fast paced environment with 3 months experience are welcome, such as working in Warehouses, Logistics, Supply Chain, although this is not essential as full training will be provide. You will be pivotal in making sure our biscuits reach our customers in great condition, making sure all packing processes are followed to Burton’s high standards.

This role is extremely fast paced 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.

Not only will you be joining a great team, if you enjoy the role & perform well you can seek the opportunity to be trained further in other areas of our operations team.  

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).