he Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Shift Engineer at our Fakenham site in Norfolk.

As a Shift Engineer you will be a key player in the operational team ensuring optimum production asset availability through development and implementation of action plans to address root cause of all failures. You will be required to work a 4 on 4 off rotating day and night shift pattern. Offering a competitive rate that offers an additional shift premium on top of your base rate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that performance of the plant is maintained at agreed levels- aim of 100%
  • Plan and complete tasks for self from PPM and Manufacturers schedules.
  • Support production, with ideas and initiative’s to optimise line efficiency
  • Encourage an open communication culture between departments. (Engineering, Technical, Production, Planning , NPD, and Hygiene
  • To be a role model for the Operatives in assisting and driving the agreed standards with shift and site managers
  • Planned maintenance tasks including daily checks:
  • Checks include start up, line set (safety, operations, technical and engineering), routine maintenance in accordance with manufacturer’s schedules, complete relevant documentation in accordance with Company policies and procedures
What you will need for the role / what it will take
  • Relevant Engineering qualifications(Electrical Mechanical Engineering, health & safety, etc.)
  • Experience of FMCG operations, computer literate with experience Microsoft Office programs.
  • PLC fault finding/diagnostics along with a strong health and safety ethic and HACCP would be beneficial.
  • Strong communications skills, able to work within a team, or on own initiative with a positive can-do attitude

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary / rate of pay
  • 10% shift allowance for night shift
  • 21 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 as well as acces 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 6 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 1,100 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!