The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Skilled Technician role in our pallet moving area. Ideal candidate will have electric pallet truck experience and a warehouse background. The role is based at our Fakenham site. We have two factories in Fakenham. One is a dedicated Meat Free facility, producing vegetarian products under the Linda McCartney Foods brand and retail own label; and the other manufactures ingredients and jellies, for retail own label.

This role is to support shift manager and team leader in controlling an efficient, continuously improving, production line / area optimises product quality, GMP, Specific responsibilities include delivering KPI objectives with a well trained team where there is open communications at all levels.

Key Accountabilities include the following:

  • Setting up a production line ensuring all machinery is built up correctly
  •  Monitoring machinery reporting any breakdowns to the team leader
  • Completing traceability paperwork
  • Hourly quality control checks
  • Following and mixing product recipes
  • Ensuring the area is kept clean and tidy
Shifts available are 0600-1400 or 1400-2200 rotating


  • Adhere to the company’s Dignity at Work and Equal Opportunities procedure.
  • Ensure all contact with customers internal or external are conducted in a professional manner
  • Encourage an open communication culture between all internal department
  • Take part in continuous improvement initiatives through production and projects teams.
  • Deputise for team leader.
Experience required
  • 1 years experience within the FMCG industry as a machine minder.
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Relevant Health and Safety awareness 

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!