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Product Development Technician

McCormick Australia, Moorabbin Airport VIC


  • Work in brand new state of the art facility located in Moorabbin
  • Training and Development plans offering growth opportunities
  • Free On-Site Parking


There's never been a more exciting time to be at McCormick Australia.  We're a respected global flavour leader with more than 12,000 employees across 27 countries. From favourite drinks to iconic burgers and in every aisle in the grocery store, McCormick is flavouring many of the biggest brands you know.  What makes us a great place to work? Simple. We put people first. We champion growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people and our planet.  The best part:  we get to bring our passion for flavour to work every day.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.


We are seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician to join our R&D Team. Reporting to the Product Development Manager, you will support the Product Development team and work cross-functionally with key stakeholders to ensure sample prototypes are prepared to meet customer requirements within the agreed timeframe.


This role also requires management of laboratory facilities and inventory of raw materials and packaging, to fully support all Product Development activities.


The Role 

  • Preparation of sample prototypes to meet internal and customer requirements.
  • Assist with the application of prototypes into product builds and recipes.
  • Manage raw material, packaging and other laboratory consumable inventory.
  • Manage equipment maintenance/calibration schedules
  • Support local and overseas parcel dispatch.
  • Support the Product Development team with Production trials, as required.


The Benefits

  • Supportive culture that offers genuine work life balance
  • Global organisation with well established brands (Keens, Aeroplane Jelly, Franks Hot Sauce, Grill Mates to name a few)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Opportunity to get involved in innovation and sensory programs that enable our NPD pipeline
  • Develop in role and gain exposure to development opportunities through training initiatives, wellness and talent programs
  • Employee Engagement initiatives such as coffee vans, BBQ’s, Christmas parties
  • Generous Employee Recognition and Reward program
  • Company paid Parental Leave entitlements

plus lots more


About You

  • 3 years of relevant Manufacturing experience in FMCG will be highly regarded

  • High attention to detail and good time management

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams

  • Good communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. SAP knowledge is highly regarded



About Us

What if there was a company who puts people first - people who take what they do seriously, but not themselves?  People who strive for excellence, have a great attitude, care for the safety of each other and our consumers, people who are innovative and lead by example - because these are the values necessary for a successful career with McCormick Australia.


McCormick’s Passion for Flavour is brought to life through our consumer brands like Gourmet Garden, Keen’s, Aeroplane, French’s and Frank’s. But more than this, we are passionate about our people and our supportive, high-performance culture - that’s what it takes to build Australia’s Leading Flavour Company!


How To Apply

If you'd like be considered for this position, please apply online with a copy of your CV and cover letter by Friday, 30 September 2022.


Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.