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The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Production Operative for Histon. In Histon, we manufacture a host of ambient sweet spreads and jellies for our grocery brands. These includes Hartley's jams and jellies, Gale's honey, Rose's and Robertsons marmalade's.

Job Summary
 
  • Records must meet the sites due diligence standards and allow full traceability of actions and ingredients.
  • Grade 3 operators can be allocated to a machine/s in areas where the business risk in responsibility is supported by an area line manager, trainer and auditing feedback. This is determined by the senior operations manager and is typically but not exclusively packing operations.
  • Semi autonomous in controlling their asset /area.
  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles at all times.
  • Applies Health and Safety Procedures as a priority and understands the sites values and behaviours
  • Products must meet all specification and performance parameters and have a recorded and robust documentation record of each activity.

Key Accountabilities

Safety 
  • Operates in a clean and hazard free work area.
  • Actively engages with the Be Bright Do it Right behaviours.
  • Follows all the sites H&S policies
  • Creates no hazards by their activity
  • Communicates with their colleagues to work together safely
Quality 
  • Embraces the THINK food safety culture
  • Ensures recipes are followed exactly to meet customers specification
  • Ensure the quality of the product meets sites standards
  • Ensures all ingredients and packaging are accounted for and returned in a sanitary condition
  • Ensures all documentation is legible and filled out in full
  • Discusses any issues with their line manager to solve problems that will impact the product.
Hygiene 
 
  • Clean As You Go is applied at all times
  • Can clean an asset to site standards
  • Area cleanliness at start up and in between runs is performed to high standards following standard operating procedures to ensure it’s done the right way.
  •  Site hygiene rules followed to ensure personal and protective clothing are kept at a high standard.
 
Output
  • Delivers the plan to the designated time frame as a minimum.
  • Perform changeovers to the site standard and above.
  • Records settings and samples the product as required.
  • Co operates  with colleagues and line managers
  • Has a flexible approach to meeting customer expectations  and hence the team goal 
 

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

  • Factory experience preferred but not essential 
  • Flexible working required during  certain periods due to customer demands,
  • Methodical approach
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Physically fit
  • Engaging  and enthusiastic in manner
  • Level 1 Key Stage Skills

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary / rate of pay
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays 
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • Pension
  • Bonus Scheme 
  • 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 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 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 1,200 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!