The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Raw Materials Specification Technical Officer at our Grimsby site. In Grimsby, we manufacture fresh soups for our New Covent Garden brand and for private label.

This role is a specialist in raw materials, raw material suppliers and associated risks and the control of those risks. 

You are to provide technical support, ingredient and supplier approval and change control, while ensuring compliance with business and retailer expectations. To be the technical expert on inbound supply chains and to have a full understanding of customer COP’s and how they are complied with.

Key Responsibilities

  •  To carry out risk assessments on all raw materials as part of NPD and EPD process prior to trials
  • Intake risk assessment of all approved raw materials and generation of intake check sheets for relevant physical, allergenic, chemical and organoleptic assessments.
  • All new raw materials to be loaded onto HGrant system in timely manner. 

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

  • A good understanding of Raw Materials, the Raw Material Supplier process and experience of conducting Raw Material Risk Assessments
  • Computer skillset – ability to use system applications
  • Experience of submitting support attestations and use of supplier portals

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary / rate of pay
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • 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.

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.

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!