The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Supplier Assurance Technologist at our Corby site. Here, we produce freshly prepared fruit, freshly squeezed juices and smoothies, fresh fruit patisserie and fruit jellies for the retail channel.

To provide technical input to all fruit division sites; to provide technical support and to manage the introduction, change and systems for the control of non-fruit raw materials, agents, suppliers and services.

Key Responsibilities

  • To maintain the technical systems whilst ensuring we remain compliant with all business and retailer expectations.
  • To be the Technical expert on our suppliers and their factories and able to interact at all levels within the business and also have a professional manner with our suppliers.
  • Have a full understanding of our customer expectations and Codes of Practices and be fully aware of any changes and the effects of the changes.
  • Be capable to develop, implement and maintain all systems that are used to manage and control the raw materials, suppliers, integrity, risk assessment, GMO risk, QADEX SAQ's, new ingredients, changes to supplier and certification.

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

  • Degree / HND in a food or science discipline.
  • Food manufacturing experience / chilled food experience would be a distinct advantage.
  • Internal auditing experience / qualification
  • Supplier auditing experience
  • Understanding of systems which control food safety, integrity, legality, quality, e.g. HACCP, GMP, Hygiene, Systems.
  • Understanding of food microbiology.
  • Understanding of food labelling.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Computer / IT literate.
  • Ability to coordinate with wider team members across a number of sites / departments / disciplines.
  • Demonstrate a positive, flexible and committed attitude.

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!