The job title

Technical Administrator (Food Quality & Safety)

Thomas Fudges
Contract Type
Full time
Competitive Pay:
Job Type
Start Date
Nov 10 2021 12:00AM

Location: Pinesway Business Park, Stalbridge. (You will need access to your own transport in order to get to the bakery, limited access to public transport to bakery location) 


Competitive Pay


Benefits: 4 weeks holiday (pro rata) with service related increase, 8 days Bank Holiday or Bank Holidays that fall during your employment, Legal & General Pension 3% company contribution 5% colleague 8% total after 3 months, Training opportunities, Variable hours of work, Free parking, Personal Protective Equipment and uniform provided, Access to company Awards and Benefits portal offering amazing discounts, Discounted Thomas Fudge products 


Shift: Monday – Friday – Bakery Office Offers for part of the role. Although this role will be responsible for covering for the bakery QA teams for holiday and sickness cover. This will be a mixture of covering shifts that are 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm & 10pm-6am. So flexibility will be needed.


Contract: Permanent, Full Time


Start Date: This is an extra addition to an already fabulous team, as such we are looking for someone to start with us in the new year. With an anticipated start date of the 10th January.


So, who Are Burton’s Biscuits?

In 2018, Thomas Fudges joined the Burtons Biscuits family, one the largest Biscuit Manufactures in the UK and the home of the Jammie Dodger, Maryland Cookie and Wagon Wheels to name a few.


During this time the Burtons Biscuits family has gone from strength to strength. 


‘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.


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.


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). 


So, if you want to work in the wonderful world of biscuits, work with great people, across all functions… then this is the role for you. There is a reason we’re rated 4.7 out of 5 on Glassdoor!



What are we all about?


So let’s start with ….…


Why work as part of our quality team.

Everyone across Burton's Biscuits, takes a sense of pride in their baking, which means you’ll get to work with some fantastic people. In this role you will be responsible for maintaining the quality management system to ensure that all relevant standards (e.g. BRC, HACCP, and Customer Code of Practice) are achieved. Implement food safety and quality strategies to increase bakery efficiency and meet performance criteria. 


What does your typical day look like?

Supporting Technical team ensuring that Quality Technician role is covered at all times and all administration duties relating to Technical Projects are delivered in an accurate and timely manner.


Oversee both hard and soft document control. Co-ordination of technical information and specifications.


To work effectively and ensure that Food Safety, Integrity, Quality and Legality are maintained within the business. 


What skills are needed to do this amazing role?

We are looking for someone who has experience of quality assurance or food hygiene, this could have been completed as part of a hands-on operational role and you are looking for career that is more focused toward QA, or more specialised role that worked alongside the quality assurance team.


You will need to have good administration skills, ideally a level 2 in food safety although we are more than happy to provide training.


Final part of the mix.

In this role you will work with almost all the functions within the bakery, great communication skills are essential.



You may have had previous experience in the following: Technical Administration, Food Quality, QA Assistant, Quality Assurance, Adminstrator, Food Operator etc.