Packaging Assistant – Food Manufacturing – 3 months FTC
We’ve had a strong 12 months as a business which has seen Burtons Biscuits…
- Become the #3 branded player in a growing £3.3 billion category
- Have 20% Market share including own label
- Deliver consistent EBITDA growth since 2016
- Provide strong investment plans in our bakeries
- Develop a great culture – 4.7 on Glassdoor (not to brag but google is 4.6…)
- Innovate award winning products including our Maltesers biscuits made in Edinburgh and Florentines from Dorset
We are also entering into our Seasonal production period and as such we need someone who is keen to gain experience in a fast paced food manufacturing environment and support our experienced Packaging Technologist teams across our two Scottish Bakeries, based in Livingston & Edinburgh.
So what is needed to support us for the next 3 months on our fantastic journey?
You need to be living locally to Edinburgh or our Livingston Bakery, as you’ll need to spend some of your week assisting with bakery trails and be on hand to troubleshoot and provide real time packaging solutions onsite. Be able to start with us no later than the middle of June is a must.
This is a great role you to gain some industrial experience, Natasha our current Head of Packaging got her first break on a 3 month Fixed Term Contract like this one and really helped kick start her career in Packaging.
You’ll need to be hardworking, good with data entry and comfortable using and uploading information onto online systems i.e. packaging material specs, pallet plans, technical drawings.
You don’t need loads of experience, and you might not have even worked in a food manufacturing environment before, or even a role that is 100% focused on packaging. What we want is someone who is hard working, accurate, strives to do the best they can, a key thing is that you must understand the best practices of what good looks like with Cutter Guides & Technical Drawings.
So you may have had experience in or as a: Graphic Designer, Machine Operator or Quality Operator in a FMCG manufacturing environment, Product Design or Graphic Design Graduate, Printing Operator, Artworker / Art Worker.
If you’re looking to kick start a career a packaging or learn some new skills then click apply now.
Location: Role split between our Livingston & Edinburgh bakeries – you must already live locally, this role cannot be completed remotely.
Hours: Full time – Monday – Friday
Contract: 3 Month Fixed Term Contract