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Warburtons Overview

Bolton, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1876
Company - Private
Food & Drink Manufacturing
£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

Associated British Foods, Premier Foods

Thomas Warburton and his wife Ellen first opened their grocery shop in 1870, but it wasn't until 1876 during a slump in the grocery market when Ellen Warburton started baking bread. Ellen's first batch of four loaves of bread and six cakes sold ... Read more

Mission: We are the 2nd biggest grocery brand in the UK based on sales, after Coca-Cola (Nielsen, March 2011). We have doubled in size over the last decade and jumped from 3rd to 1st most recognised bread brand in the UK in the last five years, but we're aiming to rise ... Read more

Warburtons Reviews

  • "Exciting time to be at Warburtons"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Motherwell, Scotland
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Motherwell, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Warburtons full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Warburtons is driven by cultural values.

    Quality, Care, Ambition, Responsibility,Family.

    Other Pros include thinking for the long term, continually investing in the future, continuing to grow in the market place creating groundbreaking partnerships with retailers.

    Warburtons offer competitive salaries and benefits packages with good working conditions. Annual salary reviews for weekly and salaried employees.

    Plenty opportunities to progress if you keen to. Management team are made up of employees who have progressed within business.

    Quality, Health and Safety and Compliance is at the heart of everything we do.

    Cons

    With our products being baked so fresh and our ground breaking partnerships with retailers every day has its challenges. A good problem to have !

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to the employees

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Warburtons Photos

Warburtons photo of: Bolton Apprenticeship Show
Warburtons photo of: Pants to Prostrate Cancer
Warburtons photo of: Helping others #prostratecancer
Warburtons photo of: Sponsored Silence for CRUK
Warburtons photo of: HR Assistants Day
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Warburtons Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Newburn, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Warburtons (Newburn, England) in January 2019.

    Interview

    Firstly I arrived and checked in with security. I was took to reception where I was greeted by Emma from HR personal and transport manager. I was then introduced to the driving inspector and went on a 30 minute drive. When i arrived back at the office I partook in a mathematical test and driving scenarios.
    Afterwards I was taken into an interview room which was taken by a member of HR and transport manager

    Interview Questions

    • How did I hear about the job?   5 Answers
    • What would I bring to the job?   1 Answer
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  • Fancy working at the largest bakery plant in Europe (if you missed it have a look through our feed for the article)? We're on the lookout for a HR Officer/Senior HR Advisor who is available to work from our Enfield site on a 12 month fixed term contract. For more details, or to apply, click on the link below and very soon you could be enjoying tea and crumpets every morning! (please note other bakery products are available on site for breakfast, for those that like to mix it up!) #bakery #breakfast #crumpets #Enfield #Warburtons #recruitment #HR #proudtobe

    HR Officer : Enfield

    A 12 month fixed-term contract opportunity available immediately for a HR Officer or a HR Advisor with experience of working in a fast-paced environment and at the top of your game?

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Warburtons Awards & Accolades

  • 30 Best Big Companies to Work For, The Sunday Times (UK), 2017
  • 25 Best Big Companies to Work For, The Sunday Times, 2018

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