The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Production Manager at our Corby site. In Corby, we produce freshly prepared fruit, freshly squeezed juices and smoothies, fresh fruit patisserie and fruit jellies for the retail channel.

Reporting to the Site Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the overall operational management and performance of F1 & F2 production facilities.
Key Responsibilities
  • Health & Safety:
    • Drive H&S culture via TOP's, identification and close out of hazards, and risk assessments.  
    • Ensure that employees are fully trained to safety instructions, and that SOP procedures are understood and complied to. Also to ensure training needs are fulfilled via Training and Compliance Officer.
    • Investigate all accidents and near miss incidents in accordance to company procedure.
  • Site Performance:
    • Maximise, monitor and develop/implement CI initiatives to improve yields, ensuring focus is provided on a daily basis.
    • Report performance to the Site Operations Manager.
    • Standardise best practice across both shifts.
    • Ensure high levels of GMP are set and employees are engaged at all times and standards are regularly met.
  • Delivery:
    • Ensure deliver of 100% customer service by following production plans and ensuring necessary resources/materials are in place.
    • Machinery time lost is monitored effectively.
    • Formulate, agree, monitor and implement operational plans to ensure budgetary targets are met to include specific reporting on relevant KPI measurements using DWOR.
  • Cost:
    • Assess the plan and modify labour requirements accordingly.
    • Waste levels and yield measured effectively.
    • Losses are logged on relevant paperwork, Giveaways are measured effectively.

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

  • Experience in food manufacturing, preferably chilled, and procedural responsibilities.
  • Experience of using DWOR.
  • Understanding of practical application of HR processes.
  • Practical understanding of HACCP, GMP and Hygiene Systems.
  • Food Safety Auditing experience.
  • IOSH & Level 3 Food Safety qualified.
  • Driven by targets and have a strong commitment to quality outputs.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 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!