Advert:
The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a QA Technician (Raw Materials) at our Grimsby site. In Grimsby, we manufacture fresh soups and ready meals, for our own brands, under license, and for private label products.

The role will be to oversee all aspects of Raw Material adherence to specification at intake, complete technical audits to schedule & support all other aspects of the Technical function as and when required.

Shifts will be 06:00-14:00, 14:00-22:00 rotating.

Key Responsibilities

  • Raw Material assessment and work in progress (WIP) against the relevant specifications.
  • Carry out physical, chemical and organoleptic assessment as appropriate.
  • Liaise with supplier on non-conformance investigations.
  • Carry out Hygiene audits to schedule.
  • Carry out glass audit / foreign body and fabrication audits and others as necessary and communicate action points with other departments.
  • Conduct complaint root cause analysis investigation and implement corrective & preventative actions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • HACCP auditing and the measurement of critical control points.
  • Calibration of weighing equipment and temperature measurement equipment.
  • Verification of cleaning through the Hygiene Management System including swabbing and titration.
  • Update the Quality Management System in a timely manner, and in line with manufacturing requiremetns.
  • Carry out project work and reports work as required by QA or Technical Manager.

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

  • HACCP Level 2 or 3.
  • Food Safety Level 2 or 3.
  • Experience as a Quality Auditor would be highly sought after.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of Food Safety and HACCP Principles.
  • Good understanding of English and Maths.
  • IT literate, proficiency in Word and Excel.
  • Able to work on your own initiative.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • 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!