The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Team Manager 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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Champion of H&S, Quality and Delivery
  • Ensure that products are manufactured by your team to required quality and cost as per the production plan.
  • Staff development is a priority to ensure succession where required, well trained, well motivated staff are developed and retained.
  • Passionate advocate of our products.
  • Role model for Hain Daniel Behaviours (Hain High Five)
  • Review areas, make and implement suggestions as to how departmental performance can be improved to deliver higher quality and reduced manufacturing costs.

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

  • Level 3 Food Safety in Manufacturing would be highly advantageous.
  • Relevant Safety qualification.
  • Experience of managing teams in a complex food manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to deliver work requirements in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience of working with unions.
  • Dynamic decision maker, who is prepared to take responsibility for decisions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP standards for major retailers and to BRC accredited standards.
  • Direct experience of implementing & managing TPM / Lean / Six Sigma would be desirable.

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!