The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a QA Technician at our site in Northallerton. Here, we manufacture fresh soups and porridge for our Yorkshire Provender brand, and some products under retail / foodservice private label.

The role of QA Technician will be to ensure both incoming and outgoing products meet both internal specifications and regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take samples / weigh / measure / count / taste products, both incoming and finished products.
  • Release or reject finished products in accordance with results - ensuring these are recorded and reported.
  • Carry out inspections on intake and despatch.
  • Assess environmental conditions and make recommendations for change to relevant hygiene and H&S standards.
  • Carry out internal, hygiene and GMP audits in accordance with schedules to ensure adherence to procedures and work instructions.
  • Complete and maintain accurate up-to-date quality records on paperwork system.
  • Calibrate weighing scales and temperature probes.
  • Test waste water pH and temperature.
  • Take samples of raw materials, finished products and environmental swabs for microbiological assessment.

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

  • Food manufacturing experience, with a good understanding of food manufacturing processes.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Good written and spoken English skills.
  • Manual handling is part of this requirement, with weights 2kg up to 9kg that require moving.
  • Previous experience in a Technical / QA role is desirable.

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!