CI Ambassador – Looking to start a career in Continuous Improvement

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Job Description

We now have an exciting new opportunity to join the Continuous Improvement team as a CI Ambassador at our Edinburgh bakery. CI is all about finding ways of improving current processes, quality, service and cost with the use of a structured approach.

Are you interested in….

  • Helping deliver Edinburgh’s Strategy, Vision & Objectives.
  • Supporting, maintaining and improving the CI/Operations Systems.
  • Assisting in the delivery of CI Projects and Strategies linked to the site improvement plan.
  • Developing and learning new skills.
  • Enhancing existing skills.
  • Becoming a key player in a project team.
  • Helping make the Edinburgh site stand out to be the best.

We will be looking for someone with the potential to develop to a Redzone Software administrator and a systems go-to person (centrelines/zoning/SOPs/Tableau reporting), this role will teach you more than just becoming a great CI ambassador. Strong / advanced PC skills will be needed with a keenness to work with data and reports.

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 and being able to ‘Be Yourself’.

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.

Burton’s Biscuits are owned by a Private Equity Owned business Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP or Teachers for short) and form part of their c.$200 B Net Assets portfolio. Working in partnership with Teachers, has allowed Burtons Biscuits to become a forward thinking and progressive business.

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 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s, also in 2019 we acquired Scottish bakers Paterson Arran. This increases our baking capabilities across a number of new sweet and savoury categories.

As a result, we now 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 2,000 people around across our locations.

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?

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

  • Basic knowledge of CI tools and techniques.
  • Advanced MS Office Skills
  • Data analysis i.e. excel, finance data, KPI’s
  • Previous CI generic experience i.e. involved as a team member in a CI improvement or been experience CI changes to your day to day role in operations
  • Core competencies of winning behaviours – Heart, Grip, Courage, Imagination and Innovation.

If you are looking for a new challenge in a fun, fast paced and progressive business then we have the opportunity for you!!

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.