The Role

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

The roles will be based in our Everyday Puddings department within Histon on a packaging line using highly automated equipment. The individuals are expected to be able to operate independently as well as within a team to  deliver in a high pressure production environment ensuring no compromise to the high safety, food safety & quality standards of the site.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure compliance of all Technical and Quality standards, ensuring all due diligence records are completed correctly.
  • Running of highly automated and complex equipment to deliver production plan on time, in full, without any compromise of safety, food safety, and quality standards.
  • Ensure OEE of the line is maximised by achieving changeovers to required quality within target time.
  • Maintain the highest hygiene and GMP standards of your work area.
  • Completion of changeovers using the tools and equipment provided without any engineering support - following training.
  • Ensure all products are made to QAS, as well as meeting all packaging standards.
  • Develop to multi-skill level across more than one production line/different assets, and even into different departments when needed (and trained to correct standard).
  • Engage in site Continuous Improvement and Autonomous Maintenance activities as and when required.

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

  • IOSH working safely desired, but not essential.
  • 3 years' experience in FMCG or pharmaceutical environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and technical environment.
  • Any Autonomous Maintenance or Continuous Improvement experience is highly sought after.

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!