The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Shift Engineer at our site in Histon.

As a production Engineer you are responsible for supporting the development and implementation of action plans to address root cause of all failures. You are also responsible for attending breakdowns promptly and ensuring all work orders and planned maintenance tasks are completed.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support  Engineering, Production and all other Site functions  with ideas and initiative’s  to optimise asset efficiency
  • Encourage an open communication culture between departments. (Engineering, Technical, Production, Planning , NPD, and  Hygiene)
  • Checks include start up, line set (safety, operations, technical and engineering) routine maintenance in accordance with CMMS, PPM and Manufacturer’s schedules
  • Receive, prioritise and complete work orders from various departments (Technical, Production, etc.).  
  • Continuous improvements

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

  • HND/HNC preferable.
  • NVQ / C&G / Time Served with Relevant Engineering qualifications.
  • Experience of FMCG operations
  • HACCP experience

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive  rate of pay
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday 
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • Flexible working options
  • Pension
  • Medical benefit as well as 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 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

Across our sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 1,100 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.

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!