The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Senior Product Developer at our Fakenham site. Fakenham is our dedicated Meat Free facility, producing vegetarian products for The Unbelievable ALT. brand and under license for Linda McCartney Foods. 

The purpose of the role is to manage the day to day activity of the Plant Based Concept Development team to support the Product Development Manager and ensuring the delivery of ‘best in class’ commercially viable products from an approved product brief to Concept Approval & Handover to Process Development.  The role ensures NPD & factory processes used are in line with the strategy of the business and continually meet, improve & exceed our customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of the concept development process
  • Team support and development
  • Budget and KPI Management
  • Customer relationship management
  • Cross functional team working

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

  • Food related degree and basic culinary skills
  • Product development experience in plant based/ meat free sector
  • full driving license

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • Flexible working options
  • Pension
  • Medical benefit and access to a 'Wellbeing' portal
  • 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. 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. 

Our Business behaviours

As a business we strive to promote from within and our underlying business behaviours really enable us to drive this strategic objective. We believe we can provide an opportunity for all individuals to grow and achieve with Hain Daniels through demonstrating core behaviours such as ambition & energy, collaborative working, honest communication, innovation, delivering excellent quality, embracing versatility and equality

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!