The job title

Quality Manager (Food Manufacturing)

Contract Type
Full time
£competitive salary plus benefits
Edinburgh, Scotland
Job Type
Start Date
Dec 24 2021 12:00AM

Location: Sighthill Industrial Estate, Edinburgh


Salary: £competitive salary plus benefits to included Company performance related bonus (paid out the last 4 years), 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Enhanced pension scheme, plus access to our Rewards Benefits Gateway (Bake My Day), our employees save on average £300 a year.


Contract: Full Time, Permanent


Hours: Days - Monday – Friday but flexibility to meet the business needs


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). 


About the Opportunity…

As the bakeries Quality Manager you will be responsible for ensuring raw materials, WIP, and finished products comply to the agreed specifications. Managing material and system non-conformities to ensure corrective and preventative actions are implemented in a timely manner. 


A key part your role will be ensuring continued compliance to BRC grade A and customer green audit status requirements.


You will report directly to the Technical Manager, and is responsible for the factory Quality Assurance Technicians.


What are the key ingredients?

You will need previous experience previous experience of working within Food Manufacturing in a Quality or Technical related role. 


Some leadership experience is key as you will be responsible for managing a team. HACCP & Food Hygiene Level 3 is desirable but we are happy to provide training.


You will need to be comfortable using pivot tables (excel), word & powerpoint.


What is equally important is that you can work at pace, are a team player with strong communication skills. 


If you are looking for a new challenge in a fun, fast paced and progressive business then we have the opportunity for you!!


If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.