he Role

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

As a Multi Skilled Engineer you will Deliver proactive response to maintenance, reliability improvements and equipment breakdowns on site ensuring continuity of production as a priority. Deliver enhanced plant improvements through innovative ideas and modifications and carry out maintenance activities, ensuring that the manufacturing team achieve 100% compliance to the production plan, by minimising engineering downtime. Moving the engineering maintenance strategy from a breakdown philosophy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop effective relationships with contractors, engineers and operational peers alike to deliver a strong safety culture
  • Ensure compliance to current Health and Safety Legislation whilst providing a professional and proactive approach to health and safety.
  • Deal with all health and safety issues professionally.
  • Ensure good working knowledge of Hain Daniels safety procedures and adherence to them incl LOTO, RA, Work Permits, while also driving forward any health and safety initiatives.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and build a positive and successful Safety culture.
  • Ensure safe practices are followed by OEMs and contractors visiting the site.
  • Ensure the plant is safe and effective for the job required by implementing effective action plans and encouraging improvement to overcome any health and safety issues.
  • Ensure the Company hygiene rules are adhered to.
  • Ensure clean as you go is strictly followed incorporating the Equipment Handover procedure.
  • The role will ensure that effective maintenance and necessary repairs will be progressive and be successful in assisting the site achieve its targets ensuring the plant is able to give the best possible product quality and efficiency results through reliability and repeatability
  • Work closely with the Engineering Management Team to agree and implement continuous improvement initiatives, advising and supporting, as required, with site engineering needs.
  • Self managed, directing and prioritising your own approach and managing your effectiveness against set and measurable objectives and KPI’s, demonstrating a proactive approach to improvement.
  • Prioritise actions to deliver immediate and long term solutions to enable production output of quality products to be achieved feeding back and updating operations accordingly.
  • Support the integration of the engineering function into the operations function, ensuring that the overall technical and operational expertise of the factory is elevated. Through this initiative, develop heightened levels of plant ownership, increasing plant/machinery utilisation and performance.
  • Ensure the site processes for ordering / using spares and general record keeping are adhered to.
  • Maintain co-operative working with other departments to ensure continuous improvement

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

  • Formal Engineering qualification – HND Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Time served indentured apprenticeship
  • Minimum work base Level 3 (NVQ or equivalent).
  • Awareness of engineering best practices and improvement processes.
  • 5 Years plus experience in the FMCG industry in a similar role.
  • A good knowledge of Production line/ machines Process flow technology
  • Advanced skills in PLC, HMI Scada controlled systems
  • Strong electrical fault finding
  • Ability to influence and collaborate at all levels in order to achieve improvement targets.
  • Skilled analytical thinker with the ability to critically assess requirements and select “best fit” approach to meeting improvement objectives.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • 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 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!