The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Health & Safety and Training Manager at our site in Northallerton. Here, we manufacture fresh soups and porridge for our Yorkshire Provender brand, and some products under retail / foodservice private label.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide Health and Safety advice and guidance to Factory Site Leadership Team, and employees alike.
  • Implement and manage the Company's H&S Policy and Procedures thereby ensuring the health, safety and welfare of the workforce; meeting business statutory obligations with all current H&S Legislation.
  • Manage the Safety Plan.
  • Lead with behavioural safety and work towards improving the safety culture, sharing best practice.
  • Manage security issues on site on a daily basis.
  • Provide effective training via induction and 'on the job training' for employees.
  • Support continuous improvement activities across site.
  • Provide a comprehensive co-ordination service to the manufacturing areas and training department to meet business, departmental and individual needs.
  • Conduct regular site audits (as per the safety plan) and record the findings. Ensure any corrective actions are conducted, monitored and reviewed regularly.
  • Reporting regularly on Group Reporting Procedures, including (but not limited to) all accidents (Minor, LTA and RIDDOR), Near-Misses, and Hazard Reporting.

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

  • NEBOSH General is preferred.
  • Train the Trainer Qualification will be an advantage.
  • Auditing Skills.
  • Lead Tools and Techniques.
  • Experience of managing safety, ideally in a food industry.
  • An understanding of behavioural safety and willingness to be an active player and leading the HD Behavioural Safety Programme at site.
  • The successful applicant will be an effective communicator, being able to communicate at all levels in a diplomatic way.
  • IT literate, specifically with the Microsoft Packages.

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!