The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Quality Manager for our site in Histon.

Hain Daniels Grocery is an ambient FMCG business with a number of leading household brands (Hartley’s, Frank Cooper, Robertson’s Golden Shred, Gale’s) and own-label contracts supplying the leading retailers.  The company operates across multiple channels and numerous categories including:  fruit spreads (jams, marmalades, curds); honey; fruit condiments; mincemeat; maple syrup and desserts (jelly).  Further to the products manufactured at the Histon, a number of products are co-manufactured: sachet jelly, nut butters, chocolate spread, non-dairy beverages, ice-cream & crispbreads.

The QA Manager is responsible for supporting and deputizing for the Site Technical Manager in delivering safety, legality and compliance to technical, divisional and retailer KPI’s

You are expected to manage and support the team that will provide a comprehensive Quality Assurance and Technical service at the Histon Site.  As part of this you will have direct responsibility for the QCRM & QA teams.

You will be ensuring the maintenance and effective delivery of the Quality Management System (QMS), to ensure that the operation complies with all legislative, quality and ethical standards with regard to food hygiene, quality systems, staff management and customer requirements.

In addition, you will be expected to have a collaborative working style to support the technical roadmap, achieve technical KPI’s and continually develop your direct team.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safety, Quality and Hygiene
  • People Management
  • Operational support and management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Team leadership and development
  • Communication

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

  • Degree of equivalent in Food Science or related discipline
  • HACCP Level 3
  • Food safety level 3
  • Retailer experience
  • Good knowledge of BRC and quality systems

What can we offer you?

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