Burton’s Biscuit Company has created a new team dedicated to developing and deploying its engineering strategy, to support continued business growth in domestic and international markets.
The team of four will be led by Derek Harris, in the newly created position of engineering development manager.
The company, which produces brands such as Wagon Wheels, Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers and Cadbury biscuits.
Simon Bourne, director of operations, said: “We have invested over £40m in our manufacturing operations in just three years which has resulted in increased use of highly advanced technology, such as control rooms at each of our sites. The creation of this team is reflective of the company’s continued commitment to excellence in engineering, which is driven both by developing talent, and the practices and technology we deploy.”