The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Hygiene Manager at our Gateshead site. In Gateshead, we manufacture freshly prepared fruit for both the retail and convenience channels, as well as key foodservice partners. We make high quality, delicious food-to-go products.

The purpose of the role is to maintain a high standard of hygiene across all manufacturing areas.Liaise with site function Managers including planning, technical and production, working a 40 hour week managing the team effectively to ensure agreed standards are met. Maintain paper work and ensure due-diligence in compliance to retail and governing bodies.Maintain appropriate levels of microbial growth, within the production facility.

The shift patter is Nights Sunday to Thursday 8:30pm - 5am

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountabilities to include - food safety across the site, ensuring all machinery is fit for purpose and minimise the risk to food safety, this is to be done with time on the shop floor , ensuring no food safety issue are dealt with.
  • Ensuring hygiene paper work is fully compliant with site standards and customer expectations  , incorporating governing body standards such as BRC & ISO
  • Project work – ensuring innovations on hygiene have a place, developing new techniques of cleanliness and standards.

  • Attending site activities meetings and problem solving ensuring a proactive approach is visible

  • Training and development of team

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

  • Advanced HACCP , Advanced Food hygiene , COSHH, manufacturing standards , good understanding of Cleaning In Place (CIP)
  • Previous experience working as a Hygiene Manager in Food manufacturing

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday    
  • 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!