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Skilled Production Operative

Hain Daniels Group
Post Date: 11/14/2017
End Date:  12/29/2017
Recruiter: Hain Daniels Group
Location: Cambridge , Cambridgeshire East of England
Salary: Unspecified
Job category: Production & Manufacturing
Employment type: Full time
Employer or agency: Direct Employer
Job role: Skilled Production Operative
Job reference: HIS

The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a number of Skilled Operatives to join the production team at our Histon site, Cambridge. You will assist the Production Team Manager/Production Team Leader in all aspects of food production. The successful Skilled Operative must have a mechanical aptitude with the ability to have simple problem solving skills. You will ensure that machinery and FLT pre-safety checks are always carried out and documented – reporting any issues. You will be taking the lead responsibility for Autonomous Maintenance of equipment on the line, ensuring activities on and off the line is completed.

Any individual applying must have good knowledge of a food manufacturing environment, experience of Food Safety and Hygiene is essential. 

Production Operative key responsibilities: 

  • To ensure efficient and smooth running of department whilst following site safety, quality and packaging procedures.
  • Monitoring the work area to ensure the workplace is safe and all machinery is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness.
  • To buddy train other staff in areas (where competent to do so) including changeovers and cleaning.
  • Be able to work as part of a team or on your own.
  • Department runs the banked hours system- knowledge of this is preferable
  • Flexibility to work across other shifts when required

About Us / what we do:

At our Histon site, our largest single site within the Group, we manufacture ambient sweet spreads and jellies for a host of our grocery brands, including: Hartley's; Gales Honey; and marmalades under our Robertson's, Frank Coopers, Keiller and Rose's brands. We also produce private label products here.

The Hartley's Jam heritage dates back to 1871, and today we are still Britain's best loved jam selling enough each year to spread over 500 million pieces of toast. We offer you smooth jams, some 'with bits'; convenient 'squeezy' packs; and our 'Hartley's Best'; which is packed with more fruit in an award winning jar.

And we know a thing or 2 about Jelly too. It is the fastest growing market in the UK Ambient Desserts category, and Hartley's holds pole position. Our jelly tablet capability is unique to our Hartley's brand. Our innovative ready-to-eat pots offer a quick and convenient snack, and are driving the category forward. Inherently low in fat, we also make sugar-free jellies in both convenient, individual pots, and 'To-Make' jellies; 10 Cal pot jellies; and pots with fruit suspended in jelly.

Why join us?

At Hain Daniels we've developed a real recipe for success: we create tasty food and drinks with goodness at their core, and work with some incredible brands whose ethos is the same as ours. At the core of everything we do are our people: without them, we simply wouldn't be a market-leading food and drink specialist.

The typical Hain Daniels employee is friendly, hard-working and passionate about what they do. And by showing such commitment to us, we reward our team members with a lovely place to work and the chance to achieve their potential; with plenty of opportunities for personal development. we offer generous pay and a genuine opportunity to help the business grow.

Keywords: Production, Operative, Machine Operator, Factory, Food


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