The job title

Baking Operative - Home of Biscuits! Afternoon Shift 2pm-10pm Monday - Friday. Training Given. Permanent Contract

Contract Type
Full time
Competitive hourly rate
Job Type
Start Date
Nov 30 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 Baking 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. 

This role is extremely fast-paced and requires a certain level of fitness as it does have a large element of physical work to complete the tasks to a high standard. Attention to detail is key as we pride ourselves on the quality of our products. Ideally, you will already have some manufacturing experience, but any applications from the fast-paced environment are welcome, such as working in Warehouses, Logistics, Supply Chain or other roles where you have to be on your feet for a number of hours at a time, i.e. Cleaning, Retail, Bar / Restaurant Work as full training will be provided.

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.  

What does your typical day look like?

- Picking biscuits from the lines into skillets

- Feeding skilleted biscuits into Cartons 

- Packing Biscuits

- Supporting Seasonal Tinned Products

- General packing duties

Hours: 40 Hours per week. 2pm-10pm. 

Start Date: ASAP

Final Part of the Mix: Applicants must be over the 18 years of age.

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.  


Location: Sighthill Industrial Estate, Edinburgh

Rate: Competitive hourly rate

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Access to Employee Benefit Scheme for Retailer Discounts and Cashback, Health & Wellbeing 


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! 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).



‘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.