Interested in working for us? Great! Burts Chips began life back in 1997 with a small team of just six people. Since then, we’ve grown to a team of 150 staff with a turnover of £24 million, all the while never forgetting that our people are responsible for our success.

Join Our Team

Our success hasn’t meant we’ve forgotten where we came from though; Burts Chips still maintains the values we started with as a small business all those year ago, and employs the most talented people to make the best hand cooked potato chips. Wherever Burts’ people fit into the business, we’re always proud of what we’ve done to build the company’s enviable reputation.

Working here means that along with being able to taste the latest flavours before they hit the shelves, staff at Burts Chips receive:

  • A pension scheme
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Generous leave arrangements
  • Staff discounts
  • Learning and development
  • Taste testing

Burts leadership teamWe’re foodies at heart and we know great taste. We won’t compromise on quality, relentlessly pursuing our goal to make the best crisps & snacks our customers want and we’re fearless when faced with challenges. We #DoItRight, make great things happen whilst having fun and shout loudly about our successes. We know where we’re going, and know we can’t get there without the best team. We’re always on the hunt for new ideas to try and take to market, making the best products even better for our customers. We’re all part of where we’re going and we’re excited about that!

We’re proud to say that 92% of our staff are satisfied working for Burts, and for a sneak peak to see what it’s like to be part of the team, simply click here to watch our video.

Think you’d fit in? See below for our latest vacancies.

Current Vacancies:

Our Plymouth factory is expanding and we have job vacancies for full-time:

Technical/QA Apprenticeship – Level 3 apprenticeship opportunity delivered in partnership with Duchy College

Looking for a passionate “foodie” to fill this role, ideally with A level or equivalent level qualifications that demonstrate an aptitude for and interest in working in the food industry. This apprenticeship opportunity provides an excellent progression route into the food industry.

Main duties: Supporting Technical and QA Team to test products and ensure that food safety compliance is adhered to. Further information about this opportunity can be found on the Duchy College website.

Please contact Human Resources (HR) by phone 01752 753082 or on for a job description, application form or for further details about the role and recruitment process. To apply, please submit your CV or completed application form together with a covering letter setting out your knowledge, skills and experience and suitability for the role.

Burts office team