The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Controls Engineer in Histon. In Histon, we manufacture a host of ambient sweet spreads and jellies for our grocery brands. These includes Hartley'sjams and jellies, Gale's honey, Rose's and Robertsons marmalade's.

The key purpose of the role is to carry out the following tasks:
  • Provide technical support to the site electricians whilst delivering professional and proactive response to breakdown situations across site ensuring continuity of production at all times – 24x7.
  • Work with the automations manager to develop and review existing control systems to make them more effective and reliable.
  • Liaise  with all internal departments to support improvements requiring modifications to the control systems or the associated computer and industrial networks
  • Work with outside contractors to ensure best practice compliance
  • Support and develop both the Production Engineering Team and Site Utilities Engineering Team  to ensure the effective use of the current electrical skill base, supporting the daily operation
  • Drive improvements and reliability in isolation and with the Maintenance Technicians
  • Ensure that effective software maintenance continuity will be progressive and be successful in assisting the site achieve its targets utilising best practice and predictive techniques.
  • The role will provide effective training  programmes and documents for the electrical members of the engineering team with respect to industrial controls

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

  • Experience in a control system engineering role
  • Detailed understanding of control systems processes
  •  experience in programming with one of the following PLC’s:- Allen Bradley CLX

What can we offer you?

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