The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Lead Operative i at our Clitheroe site.  Here, we manufacture traditional hot puddings under our Farmhouse Fare brand, as well as our own private label puddings.

The role of the Lead operative is to support the Team Leader in the management of all aspects and actively assist in delivering all  KPIs. You will assume the responsibility and accountability of the Team Leader role during absence/holiday. Participate in a ‘hands-on’ role, maintaining delegated tasks. Encourage operators to maintain a ‘clean as you go’ policy in a safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage operators in their day-to-day tasks, ensuring effective use of labour.
  • Ensure that all operators are at and leave work stations on time
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping and be responsible for presentation of department to customer visits/audits and Senior Management
  • Fully support and drive through continuous improvement on health & safety
  • Minimise waste and brief team on material or packaging variations and any rejections

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

  • Relevant level of education –  4 GCSE above C
  • IT literate
  • 2-3 year experience in the FMCG business
  • Effective interpersonal skills

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Flexible working options
  • Pension
  • Medical benefit and access to a 'wellbeing' portal
  • 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 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!