Mechanical Engineer - Manufacturing/Food

The Royal Burgh Bakery, Livingston, West Lothian (Paterson Arran Bakery)

Job summary

Burton's Biscuit Company
133 394
FMCG/Consumer Goods, Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Mechanical Engineer - Manufacturing/Food

Location: The Royal Burgh Bakery, Livingston, West Lothian (Paterson Arran Bakery)

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours:  Shift pattern, 3 week rotating basis

Week 1 – Nights - 9pm to 6am Sunday, then 10pm to 6am Monday to Thursday.

Week 2 – Backshift/Evenings - 2pm to 10pm Monday to Friday

Week 3 – Days - 6am to 2pm Monday to Friday

Also required to help provide occasional weekend cover

Salary: Competitive

So, who Are Burton’s Biscuits?

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’.

At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic, being entrepreneurial and being supportive to each other to meet our common goals…oh and did we mention having fun?!

Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.

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.

Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.

Within our Burton’s group, we have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans. In total we employ circa 2,100 people around across our locations.

Burton’s Biscuits is owned by Ferrero and we are proud to be part of such a fantastic and successful business.  The Ferrero Group operates in more than 50 Countries and their products are sold in over 170 Countries.  We 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).

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. 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 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? 

Why work as part of our Engineering team?

We are looking for two self-motivated and dedicated Shift Technicians to join our Engineering Department, who are seeking a challenging and rewarding role at the heart of our business at our Paterson Arran, Livingston bakery. Successful individuals will provide a timely reactive and effective planned maintenance service & play a key role in improving and optimising the operational performance of the bakery.

What does your typical day look like?

You will support the site engineering requirements and all associated equipment. You will be responsible for the maintenance and repair on a diverse range of plant and equipment and will be expected to contribute effectively to all planned preventive maintenance across the bakery.

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

You will be a time served and qualified mechanical engineer (Modern Engineering Apprenticeship SVQ 3, or equivalent), and ideally had previous experience in a fast moving/high volume manufacturing environment.

You must be able to be capable of installation, maintenance, test and repair of the equipment

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 experience of the following: Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Service Engineer, Food Manufacturing, Food Engineer, Shift Engineer, Mechanical Technician etc.


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