The job title

Site Engineering Manager (FMCG)

Contract Type
Full time
Great Salary plus a car allowance
Blackpool, North West England
Job Type
Start Date
Sep 9 2021 12:00AM

About the role:

AS the Site Engineering Manager you will have responsibility for the delivery of Burtons Mechanical & Electrical engineering strategy within our Blackpool bakery, which includes creating and delivering the annual engineering improvement plan, providing support to the site to deliver our annual and longer term objectives and as a member of the site leadership team contributing to the overall leadership of the site.  


Want to form part of our Manufacturing Excellence team? If so then apply now!



Great Salary plus a car allowance, company performance related bonus (paid out the last 4 years in a row), 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, pension scheme, Bake My Day Employee Benefits Portal. On site canteen, free onsite parking. 


Location: Blackpool Bakery


Contract: Full Time, Permanent


Hours: Days - Monday – Friday with some flexibly to meet the business needs


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, 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).


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 are the key ingredients needed for the role?

We are looking for someone who has proven experience of leading an engineering function, driving change management and improvement strategies, ideally a FMCG environment (or similar environment) to improve overall site performance, with an excellent understanding on equipment reliability with focus on CBM.


You will need to be an inspiring leader, mentor, coach and manager, helping to inspire the next wave of Engineers.


Final part of the mix.

You will need to have an understanding of continuous improvement techniques and methodologies, it would be ideal to have some formal qualifications in this area but 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.