Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Histon

Description

The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for an NPD Technician at our Histon site. 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 marmalades, Sun-Pat peanut butter, and the dairy free brand Dream.

As a member of the NPD team, you'll be working to support the team to develop and deliver ‘best in class’ commercially viable new or improved products from product briefs to launch.

Key Responsibilities:

Production of development samples
Under the direction of Senior Product Developers and NPD managers prepare pilot plant samples in response to product briefs, in line with critical path dates.

Update any required documentation regarding samples

Demonstrate the correct safety behaviours
Follow all Food Safety guidelines
Liaise with NPD teams across the site

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

A Level or equivalent in scientific subject
Relevant degree with placement evidence preferrable
Driving license preferred
Good communication skills
Detail orientated

What can we offer you?

Competitive salary
25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday
Option to purchase an additional annual leave
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 Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, 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 12 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 3,100 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.

Learning and Development

We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.

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

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