The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Quality Manager at our Fakenham site. Fakenham is our dedicated Meat Free facility, producing vegetarian products under the Linda McCartney Foods brand and retail own label.

The purpose of this role is to support the Technical Manager on a day too day basis. Maintain the Quality Management System from the supply of incoming ingredients to the quality of finished products. Manage customer complaints, Daily management of the laboratory results and information, compilation of the relevant KPI data and reports. Responsible for ensuring all internal audit schedules are up to date and completing internal audits as per the schedule.

Line management responsibility for the Technical Supervisors & Admin Support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining QMS documents/ Internal Audit Schedule and HACCP
  • Train and guide the Technical Supervisors & Technical Admin.
  • Deal with day-to-day man management issues.
  • Customer contact and customer audits
  • Dealing with all incoming customer/consumer complaints, ensuring the information is passed on to the relevant managers/supervisors to carry out investigations.
  •  Testing and Analysis (Micro, nutritional and allergen)
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Budget management

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

  • Food manufacturing experience with a good level of verbal and written English
  • Proven administrative experience within a food-manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to manage a busy workload and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft word and excel

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday
  • Option to purchase a additional annual leave
  • 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!