The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for Production Operatives (Grade 3) at our Histon site. Here, we manufacture a host of ambient sweet spreads and jellies for our grocery brands. These includes Hartley's jams and jellies, Gale's honey, Rose's marmalades, Sun-Pat peanut butter, and the dairy free brand Dream.

As a Production Operative, you will be responsible for producing a product that meets legislation, and applying Good Manufacturing, Health & Safety procedures. Products must meet all specifications and performance parameters and have a recorded and robust documentation record of each activity.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • To follow all the sites Health and Safety policies, including our 'Be Bright Do it Right' campaign.
  • Engage with colleagues to work together safely, and to create no hazards by your activity.
  • Ensures recipes are followed exactly to meet customer specification.
  • Ensures all ingredients and packaging are accounted for and returned in a sanitary condition.
  • Ensures all documents is legible and filled out in full.
  • Clean As You Go is applied at all times.
  • Area cleanliness at start up and in between runs is performed to high standards following standard operating procedures to ensure it's done the right way.
  • Deliver the plan to the designated time frame.
  • Perform changeovers to the site standard.

What you will need for the role / what it will take:

  • Factory experience is preferred but not essential. Experience within food manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • Engaging and enthusiastic in manner.
  • Level 1 Key Stage skills.
  • Methodical approach.
  • Flexible working is required during certain periods due to customer and business demands.

About Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, we create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared fruit and juices, desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.

Our Vision

To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.

Top Talent across the UK

Over our 12 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 3,100 people in roles within Production, Supply Chain, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, and through to our Finance, HR, IT and beyond. Each of our colleagues is vital to our continued success. That's why we target the best talent, and help to develop them through the ranks. In fact, almost a third of our vacancies were internal promotions and transfers last year.

Learning and Development

We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.

If Hain Daniels sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!