The Role

Hain Daniels are recruiting a Shift Engineer for our site based in Newport. Here, we produce a range of pure and blended maple syrups, honey, natural sweeteners, sweet sauces and natural spreads under our Clark's brand.

The Shift Engineer is responsible for both Electrical and Mechanical breakdown of the food processing plant and equipment. This role will best suite someone with experience of electrical and mechanical maintenance within food processing, ideally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for both Electrical and Mechanical breakdown of food processing plant and equipment
  • Undertake planned and preventative maintenance activities
  • Undertake repairs in a safe and timely manor
  • Contribute towards system / process improvements
  • Implement current Health and Safety procedures and assist in further development and improvement of maintenance and engineering procedures.

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

  • Hold relevant engineering & electrical qualifications or demonstrate equivalent industry experience
  • Experience of electrical and mechanical maintenance within the food processing industry is desirable
  • Multi-skilled engineer familiar with servicing and repair of electrical and mechanical systems equipment.
  • Experience of installation and commissioning projects is desirable
  • Be flexible on shift working pattern
  • Good written and communication skills 
  • 17th/18th edition wiring regulations (preferred)

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!