The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for an Automation Engineer for Histon. In Histon, we manufacture a host of ambient sweetspreads and jellies for our grocery brands. These includes Hartley'sjams and jellies, Gale's honey, Rose's and Robertsons marmalade's.

The role of the automation engineer is to provide technical support to the engineering teams ensuring continuity of production at all times. You will also support and develop both the Production Engineering and Service’s Engineering Teams to ensure the effective use of the current electrical skill base, supporting the daily operation of the site.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Ensure good working knowledge of Hain Daniels safety procedures and adhere to the Company Safety Code while also driving forward any health and safety initiatives
  • Contribute to and help implement continuous improvement, to enhance quality, safety, efficiency and waste reduction delivering demonstrable business benefits
  • Plan to improve service to the customer (internal and external) wherever possible
  • To provide the engineering team with clear instructions, information and assistance as required

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

  •  HNC or above in Electrical Engineering
  • Full Driving Licence
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an automation role or 5 years as in a junior automations role

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary 
  • 25 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
  • 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  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 1,300 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!