Technical Manager

Stalbridge, Dorset
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Technical Manager (Food Manufacturing) 

Position: Technical Manager (Food Manufacturing) 
Location: Thomas Fudges, Stalbridge, Dorset 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: Excellent Salary 

Who Are We? 

At Burton’s Biscuits we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! 

Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits, making us one of the key players in the market. We employ circa 1,600 people around the UK, with the majority of our workforce being based at our three main Bakery facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans, with a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool & smaller but equally important Bakery based in Dorset. 

We had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4, as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products & Cathedral City savoury snacks, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. 

In order to ensure we can continue to make fantastic biscuits, and to help us on this amazing journey, we are proud to announce that in early 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s. This will only increase our baking capabilities across a number of brand new sweet & savoury categories. 

As the new home of Thomas Fudge’s premium biscuit brand, Burton’s Biscuit envisage Thomas Fudge’s as forming a key branded range across our existing product portfolio. 

What are we all about? 

Here at Burton’s Biscuit we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to join us at our Thomas Fudges Bakery in Dorset, this role could suit an individual looking for their first Technical Manager role, or an existing Technical manager looking to join a market leader. 

We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us? 

So let’s start with ….… 

Why work as part of our Quality & Food Safety? 

Everyone across Burtons Biscuits, takes a sense of pride in their baking, which means you get to work with some fantastic people. In this role you will also get to work with a number of leading supermarket brands and play a key role in building long term relationships. 

What does your typical day look like? 

Everyday will be different, one day you may be taking part in a BRC audit, ensuring we manage to work towards & maintain our green audit status. Next you might be showing a customer around the factory and then end the week by completing a technical quality review of a product line. 

This is a cross functional role and a great opportunity to join a developing and growing brand, where you will have the opportunity drive real change and make a difference. 

What are the key ingredients needed for the role? 

Ideally you will have a food / science / FMCG education and experience working in a technical, quality or compliance role with food / drinks manufacturing. 

Final part of the mix. 

You will need to have strong knowledge of food safety standards, ideally have had experience of managing audits. 

This role will be based out of our Thomas Fudges bakery in Stalbridge, Dorset. 


Excellent Salary 

You may have had experience or be looking for the following: Quality and Food Safety Manager, Technical Manager, Food Manufacturing, Technical Manager, Auditor, SHEQ Manager, Technical Account Manager, Hygiene Manager, Food & Beverage, FMCG, Quality Manager etc.

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