The job title

Packing Operative / Packer. Nightshift

Contract Type
Full time
Job Type
Start Date
Jun 7 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.

Our culture is a big part of what makes our company so special. We have over 2,000 employees but it feels like one big happy Burton's family.   


Do you have previous experience of a fast paced environment and working as part of a team, and are flexible and willing to learn new skills? If yes Burton's Biscuits need YOU to join our Operations team on a Permanent Contract. 

As a Packing Operative you will be a pivotal part in making sure our biscuits reach our customers in great condition. You will be picking biscuits from the lines into skillets, feeding skilleted biscuits into Cartons and packing biscuits. You will also support your colleagues and team leaders with other packing duties as required and adhere to basic PPE and Plant Safety Standards. It’s a fast paced role and requires a certain level of fitness as it does have a large element of physical work in order to complete the tasks to a high standard, you may also need to stand for the whole duration of your shift. 

Attention to detail is key as we pride ourselves on the quality of our products. Ideally, you will already have some manufacturing experience, but applications from a fast-paced environment are welcome, such as Warehouse, 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. You will be trained to Food Hygiene Level 2 as part of your role. Not only will you be joining a great team, if you enjoy the role and perform well you can seek the opportunity to be trained further in other areas of our operations team.  

Rate: £13.54 per hour including 30% shift allowance

Hours: Full Time 40 Hours. Monday-Friday 

Shift Pattern: Nightshift 10pm-6am 

Contract: Permanent Contract. Weekly Paid 

Benefits: 25 Holidays Per Year and closed on Bank Holidays including Christmas & New Year. Access to Employee Benefit Scheme for Retailer Discounts and Cashback, Health & Wellbeing. 

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Blackpool Bakery, Mansfield Rd, FY3 7AB,  

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.

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.