The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Continuous Improvement & Compliance Planner at our Histon site. In Histon, 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.

 The purpose of this role is to maintain the highest level of site efficiency  through a robust maintenance regime which will:
    •  Ensure a safe environment, which actions and records unsafe conditions
    •  Provide reliable equipment and processes which will maintain product quality
    •  Ensure engineers are focused on driving and improving machine reliability

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance to current Health and Safety Legislation whilst providing a professional and proactive approach to health and safety.
  • Ensure good working knowledge of Hain Daniels safety procedures and adherence to them incl LOTO, RA, Work Permits, while also driving forward any health and safety initiatives.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and build a positive and successful Safety culture.
  • Manage your role and your team, directing and prioritising your approach and managing your effectiveness against set and measurable objectives
  • Prioritise actions to deliver immediate and long term solutions to enable production output of quality products to be achieved feeding back and updating operations accordingly.
  • Manage routine maintenance activities both predictive and reactive to improve plant performance
  • Improve the maintenance routines prioritising to deliver MTBF improvements paralleled with DT%RT improvements.
  • Drive the focus on engineering KPI’s and RFT repairs and maintenance as a strategic part of the engineering process to manage the performance of the plant
  • Ensure your area of responsibility is run efficiently and cost effectively, demonstrating a proactive approach to improvement clearly demonstrating the measurable business benefit Identify and improve areas that could be made more cost effective

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

  • Formal Engineering qualification required, preferably to HNC.
  • Formal qualification in Health and Safety
  • Lean / CI implementation experience

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday
  • Option to purchase an additional annual leave
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • Flexible working options
  • Pension
  • Medical benefit
  • And access to a HUB that offers many discounts from a range of suppliers and retailers

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!