The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Production Operatives at our Clitheroe site. In Clitheroe, we manufacture traditional hot puddings under our Farmhouse Fare brand, as well as our own private label puddings.

To assist Shift Manager, Supervisors in all aspects of food production within an efficient, continuously improving, production line / area optimises product quality, GMP, customer service, cost and health & safety.  Specific responsibilities include blending, packing, assembling of a number of product lines within a well trained team where there is open communications at all levels. The ideal candidate will work to train and supervise existing and new production operatives and will drive continues improvement with the department. 

Key Responsibilities / Accountability of the Role:

Shift performance (health and safety, labour, materials, customer service)

  • Ensure all products is made to company specification including, temperature, weight, photo standards, CCP, reporting all failures to Team leader, or Skilled Technician.
  • Assemble, blending, and packing of quality products to company standards at all times, reporting any failures.
  • Setting and operating machines, ability to deal with small issue
  • Complete all paperwork required
  • Report all downtime to ensure they are acted upon immediately and incidents of more than 10mins are reported to the Team Leader, Skilled Technician.
  • Provide information of issues to ensure improvements are captured and implemented.
  • Help maintain GMP by keeping work area/line clean and tidy.
  •  Ensure all near miss and accident are reported to management.

Actively promote the personal development of all staff

  • Promote and help build pride within the work place and team.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement, together with a can do attitude.
  • Promote an open communication between all internal departments.
  • Attend return to work interviews on the day of return to work.
  • Adhere to safe system at work 

Ensure resources are available to meet the needs of the shift

  • Ensure materials are available and equipment is operating properly to deliver the production plan.
  • Ensure efficient and effective shift change over, by controlling stock levels, and GMP, and documentation.
  • Report all issues immediately.

Ensure compliance with all company, technical and legislative polices and procedures

  • Ensure the area/line/product meet all company and legal requirements with regard to health & safety, environment, GMP, food safety and employment law.
  • Ensure the highest standards within the production area to deliver premium quality products to company specification.
  • Ensure all HACCP procedures are adhered to at all times, and all CCP`s you are responsible for is within specification.
  • Complete all relevant documentation.


  • Adhere to the company’s Dignity at Work and Equal Opportunities procedure.
  • Ensure all contact with customers internal or external is conducted in a professional manner (Encourage an open communication culture between all internal departments).
  • Take part in continuous improvement initiatives through production and projects teams.
  • Required to carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by Shift Manager, Team Leader or Skilled Technician. 

What you will need for the Role:

  • Relevant level of education(GCSE/O levels) 
  • Relevant Health and Safety awareness
  • 1 years experience within the FMCG industry or manufacturing site.
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Problem solving  
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self managing

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary / rate of pay
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • Pension
  • Medical benefit
  • And access to a HUB that offers many discounts from a range of suppliers and retailers

About The Hain Celestial Group

Hain Celestial Group is a leading health and wellness company whose purpose is to inspire healthier living for people, communities and the planet through better-for-you brands. For more than 30 years, our portfolio of beloved brands has intentionally focused on delivering nutrition and well-being that positively impacts today and tomorrow. Headquartered in Hoboken, N.J., Hain Celestial’s products across snacks, baby/kids, beverages, meal preparation, and personal care, are marketed and sold in over 75 countries around the world. Our leading brands include Garden Veggie™ snacks, Terra® chips, Garden of Eatin’® snacks, Earth’s Best® and Ella’s Kitchen® baby and kids foods, Celestial Seasonings® teas, Joya® and Natumi® plant-based beverages, Greek Gods® yogurt, Cully & Sully®, Imagine® and New Covent Garden® soups, Yves® and Linda McCartney’s® (under license) meat-free, and Alba Botanica® natural sun care, among others.

Hain Daniels Group
In the UK,  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.
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.  

Our Values

Own It – I am empowered and accountable for improving Hain’s business results and impact

Win Together – I collaborate with others to grow, deliver and celebrate success.

Foster Inclusion – I create an environment where everyone feels welcome, respected and valued for their uniqueness.

Be Curious – I explore ideas & insights with a growth mindset.

Our Purpose

To inspire healthier living for people, communities & the planet through better-for-you brands

Our Mission

To build purpose-driven brands that make healthier living more attainable by empowering our people, engaging our partners, and living our lives.

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please let us know so we can support you in the right way.

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!