The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Skilled Operative 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.

Shifts: rotating, 06:00-13:48, 13:42-21:30, 21:24-06:06

Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that product is in specification. Carry out quality checks to required timescale, record and take appropriate action to bring back into RFT.
    • Act on any quality issues seen anywhere in the factory even if outside their own area of responsibility.
    • Participate in system audits e.g. quality, safety, housekeeping & hygiene.
    • Lead compliance to safe systems of work and Company safety policies. Report any deviations through the near miss procedure. Participate in the investigation of near misses and hazards.
    • Take a key role in risk assessment process.
    • Take part in the TOPs and in nominated safety initiatives.
    • Strive towards world class GMP standards.
    • Carry out problem solving and fault diagnosis techniques
      Participate in continuous improvement initiatives within the department
    • Carry out equipment and material trials and ensure all settings and procedures are documented
    • Must account for all waste and use CI techniques to improve performance and reduce waste in their area

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

    • Experience within an automated food or pharmaceutical environment.
    • IOSH working safely is desirable, but not essential.
    • Any autonomous maintenance or continuous improvement experience is also an advantage.
    • Previous experience of carrying out complex changeovers is preferred.

    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!