The job title

Food Production Cleaner / Hygiene Operative - Home of Biscuits! Full Time or Part Time Shift available

Contract Type
Full time
Competitive hourly rate
Edinburgh, Scotland
Job Type
Start Date
Nov 16 2021 12:00AM

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.


In our Edinburgh bakery, home of the infamous Jammie Dodger, you’ll find our biscuit experts hard at work and we're looking for Hygiene Operatives to join this fantastically dedicated team on a permanent contract. You will be pivotal in making sure our biscuits reach our customers in great condition, making sure all processes are followed to Burton’s high standards. You will be working within a team who are cleaning Production lines which involves the strip down and in-depth cleaning of machines and equipment on line as outlined in the Cleaning Instruction Cards. 

What does your typical day look like?

- Working with chemicals.

- To maintain and operate hygiene equipment in a safe and efficient manner to prevent risk of injury to yourself and others.

- To maintain the general cleanliness of the factory site including walls, floors, drains, ceilings, pipework, lights, ledges, extraction fans and conveyors.

- Working in a safe manner ensuring all company health and safety policies are adhered to.

- Ensuring that hygiene supervisors are updated with all relevant information.

- Report any damaged, missing parts or dangerous machinery to an appropriate member of staff to ensure repairs can be carried out.

- To assist in on-the-job training of new members of staff in areas in which you are deemed competent in order that they become fully productive team member as quickly as possible. 

What are the Key Ingredients?

- Demonstrate high standards of hygiene.

- Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

- Self reliant

- Ability to work both as an individual and a team member.

Location: Sighthill Industrial Estate, Edinburgh


Rate: Competitive hourly rate


Contract: Permanent, Weekly Paid


Hours: Choice of 3 Fixed Shift Patterns

Full Time Shift - Friday 6am-2pm / Saturday and Sunday 6am-6pm / Monday 6am-2pm (40 Hours)

Part Time A Shift - Friday 6am-2pm / Saturday 6am-6pm (20 Hours)

Part Time B Shift - Sunday 6am-6pm / Monday 6am-2pm (20 Hours) 


Start Date: ASAP

APPLY NOW and let us contact you to discuss your future with the Burtons family.

Application process: Online application with CV followed by Telephone Interview.  


Who Are We?

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.


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).