Engineering Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer 

Llantarnam, Cwmbran
31 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Engineering Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer 

Position: Engineering Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer 
Location: Llantarnam 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £Competitive 

Who Are We? 

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

We are a flexible working business and encourage a happy family work life balance, so if flexible working is something that is important to you, please get in touch as we are more than happy to discuss flexible options with you. 

We are the UK’s third largest – and fastest-growing – biscuit manufacturer, and our vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking great biscuits and snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. Our head Office is in St Albans but the majority of our 1800 employees are based in our four bakeries in Llantarnam, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Dorset. 

Alongside some of the nation’s most loved snack brands, such as Maryland, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacture a number of Mars branded biscuit products, Marmite biscuits and Cathedral City savoury snacks. We are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. 

What are we all about? 

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals 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 don’t want to bore you with just a job description - 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 Engineering team? 

At Burton’s, as we continue on our exciting journey, we are both proud and ambitious in our approach to ensuring we continue to bake fantastic biscuits. As we continue to grow, both in our volume of biscuits and our product range, a key contributory part of this success is ensuring the right transformation improvements are made at our Bakeries. We have some exciting new capital investment projects planned across our Llantarnam Bakery, where you will form a key lead and get to work alongside a great leadership team who are passionate about the transformation and future contribution this bakery will make, to help us achieve our goal as one team. 

What does your typical day look like? 

As you will be working cross functionally across a variety of different projects, it is safe to say no two days will ever be the same: one day you may be working with the senior leadership team to define and scope new capital projects; the next day you may be overseeing the live implementation of new equipment before finally working with the engineering team providing a working handover of new machinery for their ownership. You will also be ensuring there is clear communication across all teams on any updates and changes to live project plans. 

What are the key ingredients needed for the role? 

If you have previous experience of planning and implementing capital equipment engineering projects within the FMCG sector, managing budgets upwards of £1 million, can work in a fast paced and changing environment ,as well as clearly identifying and articulating business risk to a variety of stakeholders, then this could be a great role for you. 

Final part of the mix. 

You will need to be a strong communicator and agile in your approach to understanding the needs of the business, knowledge of project management techniques and tools. 

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. 

You may have had experience or be interested in the following: Site Project Engineer, Six Sigma, Engineering Project Manager, Kaizen, Black Belt, Commissioning Engineer, Prince 2, Continuous Improvement, Senior Project Engineer, Transformation, Food Manufacturing, Engineering Manager, Process Improvement etc.

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