The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Engineering Apprentice at our Clitheroe site. In Clitheroe, we manufacture traditional hot puddings under our Farmhouse Fare brand, as well as our own private label puddings.

The Engineering Apprentice will assist the Shift Engineers with their daily tasks and inspections; they will be expected to help on breakdowns and will be expected to carry out simple plant inspections. They will be an important member of the engineering team and must possess good interpersonal skills. The correct individual will be looking for a long term career as a fully qualified Engineer.

They must also ensure that the work areas are always left clean and tidy and follow the Companies Policies on Health and Hygiene when working in the factory environment.

The ideal candidate will have a full UK driving license, and own transport. Our site is not on a public transport route.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Shift Engineer with daily tasks and inspections.
  • Maintain the working areas within the factory to ensure the toolboxes, lubricants, and any other equipment are to the standard required to comply with P.U.W.E.R. regulations.
  • Carry out simple tasks when instructed and show initiative to help with any Continuous Improvements around the site.

  • Learn to know tools required by the shift engineer and have them ready as requested.

  • Be able to use basic hand tools i.e. spanners, screwdrivers, measuring tape etc. when asked to do so.
  • Learn to keep the work areas clean and tidy and ensure the workshop is always clean.
  • Work in a safe and methodical way, as detailed in the Company Handbook. Comply with the Health and Safety at work act 1974, and other relevant regulations.

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

  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Basic understanding in Engineering principles
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and must be a good team player, it is most important that the apprentice applies themselves before they can move on to become an Engineer.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive rate of pay, above minimum for apprenticeship level.
  • 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!