Careers

Looking for a job that’s as flavoursome as our products? The growth of our business means we’re always looking for talented people to join our fun packed teams in Plymouth and Leicester.

Whether you’re experienced in food manufacturing, or new to the whole sector, we’d love to hear from you. We believe working together and supporting our people is the best way forward, so we’ll help you build and deliver a career with real flavour.


APPRENTICESHIP POSITIONS

We offer a variety of apprenticeships across the Burts Snacks’ business.

Alongside working for us, you’ll also attend training with one of our providers, receive an above-average wage and have continual support from our friendly team.

Denisa Svolbova

Training Coordinator, studying towards Level 3 Adult Apprenticeship Learning and...

Ryan Smith

Technical Apprentice, studying towards Level 5 FdSc Food Science and Technology....

Jon-Ryan Oakes

Engineering Apprentice, studying towards Level 3 Apprenticeship as a Maintenance...


CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Eilish Alldread

Credit Controller, AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting. After leaving school after...

CURRENT VACANCIES

We’re currently hiring for the following roles. Come and join the Burts Snacks’ family.


JOBS BY LOCATION:
  • PLYMOUTH
  • |
  • LEICESTER
Production Operatives
Full Time, LOCATION: plymouth

 

Production Operator roles are available on our day and night shifts as our business is growing!

As a Production Operative you will operate the plant in accordance with stated procedure and ensure that production plans are met and to carry out tasks in the Factory as required. To ensure that all aspects of the stated operations agenda are met with regard to Profit, Quality, Risk, Supply and Team development.

The work takes place in a factory on a production line and involves manual work. Post-holders spend considerable periods of time standing while operating machinery and are required to wear protective clothing, such as overalls and safety shoes, which are provided.

Previous experience in a production and/or warehouse environment is essential and familiarity with food production is desirable however training will be provided.

Department:

Operations

Shift:   

Full Time, 39 hours per week

Hours of Work:     

3 x 12 hours shift per week + one Sunday clean (12 hours) every fourth week

Unsocial Hours        

A premium is paid to those Operators working nights

Reporting to:              

Shift Manager

 

The successful applicant will have the following knowledge/Skills: 

  • Have good practical skills, who works quickly and accurately
  • Have basic numeracy and English Language skills and will be able to follow safety and hygiene instructions
  • Concentrate while doing repetitive tasks for long periods
  • Follow instructions
  • Be willing to work flexibly
  • Have good team-working skills

 

If you would the full job description or would like to apply, either request an application form or send a letter and CV expressing an interest in this role to HR.Department@burtssnacks.com Please highlight in your application your relevant experience, knowledge and skills. 

 

 

 

Hygiene Operative
Full Time, LOCATION: plymouth

Hours of work: Full Time 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday, 14:00-22:00 with a paid break of 30 minutes per 8 hour shift.

 

Department: Technical

 

Reporting to: Group Technical Manager

 

Job description: As a manufacture of snacks and hand-cooked crisps, hygiene and cleanliness is of critical importance at Burts Snacks.  This Hygiene Operative role would clean the factory areas and peripheral areas in accordance with the cleaning schedule.

 

The areas to be covered include the Frying Hall, Packing Halls, Seasoning Gantry Peripheral Areas, Male and Female changing areas, staff canteen, Corridors, Locker Rooms, Main Staff Entrance and Stairways.

 

Due to the specialist nature of this cleaning role we are looking for someone with industrial cleaning experience preferably in a Food Manufacturing Environment.

 

Key Main Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Cleaning and mopping floors of factory, entrance, stairs and corridors
  • Emptying of bins cleaning external skip area and potato plant.
  • Mopping floors in toilets & changing rooms
  • Clean sinks in toilets
  • Cleaning toilets and urinals
  • Mopping of canteen floors
  • Cleaning of tables, chairs, work surfaces, cupboards and microwaves in canteen
  • Cleaning of stairs in canteen
  • Factory Cleaning walls /doors in corridors in accordance with the cleaning schedule
  • Replenishing consumables – hairnets, gloves and ear plugs.
  • Replenish cleaning 20KG chemical drums at the factory cleaning stations and dishwashers.

 

IPAF Push Along Vertical (PAV) training will be delivered, if the successful applicant doesn’t have a current licence. Chemical Awareness Training will also be provided.

 

If you would like to find out more about this role, or apply with your CV and covering letter, please email: HR.Department@burtssnacks.com

Consumer Senior Brand Manager
Full Time, LOCATION: plymouth

Hours: Full Time 40hrs per week

Reporting to: Head of Marketing & Innovation

The Role:

Lead the development, commercial planning and execution of Burts Brand Marketing Plan – including PR, Digital  and NPD/EPD/Packaging.  Working with the Head of Marketing and Innovation to deliver the annual brand plans to support our aim to grow the Burts Brand rapidly. Lead the commercial execution of NPD & Packaging changes, working with finance to develop P&L, working with Innovations team and Project Manager  to develop product and launch on time.

Review and evaluate market and brand performance, gathering learning, insights and making recommendations for improvements where required.

If you would like to find out more about this current role or apply with a CV and covering letter, please email HR.department@burtssnacks.com.

 

Shift Engineer – Days/Nights alternation
Hours of work – 06:00-18:00 / 18:00-06:00, LOCATION: leicester

ROLE PURPOSE:
Ensure that all equipment is maintained in line with manufacturer’s recommendations and repaired when necessary to be available and fit for their purpose during production time.

That the entire working and manufacturing environment conforms to the requirements of health and safety, food hygiene, factory, environmental and other food industry regulations and statutes.

All aspects of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, heating, refrigeration, water, civil (building), waste disposal, environmental and food process engineering.

Installation, maintenance and commissioning of new plant/machinery.

Their repair selection and supervision of contractors; adherence to health and safety codes; co-ordination and management of all engineering work and having a close working relationship with Production and other Burts functions.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Responsible for maintaining a clean, tidy and secure workshop environment.

Maintain a full inventory of tools per engineers’ toolbox which are routinely checked for integrity and cleanliness.
Issue the relevant permits to contractors for the specific task being carried out

Execute the day-to-day tasks on the Workmate system meeting the target workload

Monitoring, recording and controlling all engineering work to ensure that it conforms to the highest standards consistent with cost and all food safety, hygiene, quality, health and safety, along with standards and customer expectations.

Adherence to the planned maintenance schedules for all major plant, machinery, equipment and buildings and ensuring that productions is given notice of all planned work.

Liaising closely with all the relevant departments to provide an engineering service that helps to deliver an excellent level of customer service and conformance to customer expectations and statutory requirements.

For the full Job Description outlining the roles key responsibilities and measures, please get in contact with us, HR.Department@burtssnacks.com

Shift Engineer – Nightshift
Hours of shift: 18:00-06:00. 4 on / 4 off, LOCATION: leicester

ROLE PURPOSE:
Ensure that all equipment is maintained in line with manufacturer’s recommendations and repaired when necessary to be available and fit for their purpose during production time.

That the entire working and manufacturing environment conforms to the requirements of health and safety, food hygiene, factory, environmental and other food industry regulations and statutes.

All aspects of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, heating, refrigeration, water, civil (building), waste disposal, environmental and food process engineering.

Installation, maintenance and commissioning of new plant/machinery.

Their repair selection and supervision of contractors; adherence to health and safety codes; co-ordination and management of all engineering work and having a close working relationship with Production and other Burts functions.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for maintaining a clean, tidy and secure workshop environment.

Maintain a full inventory of tools per engineers’ toolbox which are routinely checked for integrity and cleanliness.
Issue the relevant permits to contractors for the specific task being carried out

Execute the day-to-day tasks on the Workmate system meeting the target workload

Monitoring, recording and controlling all engineering work to ensure that it conforms to the highest standards consistent with cost and all food safety, hygiene, quality, health and safety, along with standards and customer expectations.

Adherence to the planned maintenance schedules for all major plant, machinery, equipment and buildings and ensuring that productions is given notice of all planned work.

Liaising closely with all the relevant departments to provide an engineering service that helps to deliver an excellent level of customer service and conformance to customer expectations and statutory requirements.

For the full Job Description outlining the roles key responsibilities and measures, please get in contact with us, HR.Department@burtssnacks.com

Shift Maintenance Engineer – Nights
Full Time, LOCATION: plymouth

 

To support the efficient running of the factory through the maintenance and reactive repair of production lines and ancillary equipment.

The engineer’s priority is to attend to the plant’s reactive needs whilst progressing other repairs and tasks as required. This includes projects, line improvements, off line repairs, planned maintenance and any other tasks deemed appropriate by the Engineering Manager.

The successful candidate would be working alongside an existing shift engineer with a mechanical bias, so a strong level of electrical competency would be advantageous.

Proactively work with team leaders and the management team to ensure targets are met on safety, quality, output, efficiency, energy and waste.

 

Department 

Engineering

Hours of Work:

40 hrs, as required

Thurs-Sat 18:00-06:00

Alternate Sundays 18:00-02:00

Reporting to:  

Engineering Manager

The successful applicant will have the following knowledge/Skills:

  • Have relevant experience in an engineering role, ideally in a high volume production environment
  • Be trained in an electrical or mechanical discipline with an associated qualification.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with the Engineering Manager on all engineering and production issues
  • Have a good understanding of production plant and equipment and basic mechanical and electrical principles.
  • Be skilled in fault faulting and possess a broad range of engineering skills.

 

If you would the full job description or would like to apply, send a letter expressing an interest in this role to HR.Department@burtssnacks.com Please highlight in your application your relevant experience, knowledge and skills.

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