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Purchasing Controller - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Thomas Fudges
Contract Type
Full time
Job Type
Start Date
Apr 26 2022 12:00AM

Burton's Biscuits are the home of some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, including Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers, Wagon Wheels, Thomas Fudges & Paterson Arran Shortbread. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture sweet & savoury snacks under brands from Mars Confectionery, Cathedral City & Marmite, we are also a key player in manufacturing Retailer Own Brand biscuits.

Are you able to use your own initiative, work with minimum supervision and good at problem solving? If yes then Burton's Biscuits needs you!

As a Purchasing Controller you will support the Supply Chain Manager and will be responsible for the purchasing of all stock requirements to facilitate the timely production schedules. You will control MRP and check data integrity whilst looking to maximise buying benefits to ensure best price and stock control levels. Collate purchase orders and purchase requisitions to order materials, goods and supplies. The role carries responsibility for working with purchasing, goods inwards, production and dispatch to ensure necessary functions are carried out correctly, whilst leasing with the Stock Control and Warehouse Supervisor on all Stock and Purchase controls and process’s through effective communication. You need to work effectively and ensure that Food Safety, Integrity, Quality and Legality are maintained within the business.

Rate: £2291.66 per month

Contract: Permanent.

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  

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) 

Start Date: 2nd May 2022 

Hours: 40 Hours per week. 

Shift Pattern: Office hours

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 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).

Application process: Online application with CV.

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