The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Recipe Management Officer at our Histon site. Here, we manufacture a host of ambient sweet spreads and jellies for our grocery brands. These includes Hartley's jams and jellies, Gale's honey, Rose's marmalades, Sun-Pat peanut butter, and the dairy free brand Dream.

To provide all processing areas within the Spreads department with process recipes including intermediates to allow operations teams to fulfil the production plan. Recipes must be legally compliant, efficient and deliver the required customer specifications and QAS. Recipes must be delivered on all operating and stock management systems.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Compliance of products, processes, the manufacturing environment & personnel to current EU and UK food safety legislation.
  • Monitor and communicate for compliance to dept. quality, safety & GMP policies/procedures.
  • Support area in food safety issues by involvement in HACCP studies and spoilage and complaint incident investigations.
  • Promote & encourage a culture of high standards in food safety and quality, leading by example.
  • In a timely manner, assist in the completion of Quality EDPS. Support site initiatives to reduce accidents and near misses.

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

  • Some basic QA/QC/Process knowledge is required.
  • Level 2 HACCP require.
  • Can demonstrate a good understanding of food safety and GMP.
  • Excellent PC skills, and numerically proficient.

About Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, 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.

Learning and Development

We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.

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!