The Role

Hain Daniels in Fakenham are currently recruiting for a number of Skilled Technicians (Machine Minder, Machine Setter). Fakenham is our dedicated Meat Free facility, producing vegetarian products under the Linda McCartney Foods brand and retail own label. This is a site that has made a large investment into machinery, products and employees and has seen a 30% growth year on year, with predicted consistent growth in the future. If you're looking for job security and an environment where you can further develop your career that we would love to hear from you.

The Site Operational Team is transitioning to a 4 on 4 off, 12 hour shifts, fixed on days - 6am-6pm

Skilled Technicians are required to support the Production Shift Manager and Team Leaders in driving good Safety and Quality standards as well as Production Efficiency ensure a Continuous Improvement Culture. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure Safety of self and other
  • Deliver quality products
  • Experience within FMCG as a machine handler
  • Good command of English both written and verbal
  • Basic IT skills required
  • Food hygiene knowledge preferable
  • Health & safety knowledge required
  • Able to work 12 hour day or night shift patterns over a 7 days period

What can we offer you?

  • Rate of pay £9.85 per hour
  • Be part of a growing business
  • Support progression to match our ambition
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • On-going training and development 
  • 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 and change the way the world eats for the good of the planet.

    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!