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Machine Operator, McCormick Australia


It's an exciting time to be in APZ - McCormick's growth region. Our business here is transforming in remarkable ways. From the rice and spice fields of India and South East Asia to Australia's herb farms, our mosaic of rich distinct cultures inspires the boldest of flavours.  Our headquarters and TIC in Singapore, along with our new and transformed facilities in Thailand, India and Australia are powering our regional growth ambitions. Here you'll find a culture that celebrates the best of both; the energy of and pulse of a startup and the solid legacy of our McCormick brand.  We're a region on the rise - bold, committed and hungry - so only changemakers need apply!


Multiple Permanent positions are available for Machine Operators at our Manufacturing Plant in Clayton, Victoria:


  • Full Time and Part Time opportunities 
  • Full time roles offering a 38 hour week (4-day week, 9.5hrs per day)
  • Generous conditions and an attractive base rate of $30.27 + 15% per hour


Join a high performing team contributing to the manufacture of 24,000,000+ kg of product per year across more than 25 production lines. We have a strong safety culture and are passionate about what we do!


We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated experienced Machine Operator’s who are able apply their technical skills and specialist knowledge to maintain a consistent A-Grade food quality product whilst maximizing yield KPIs.  The ideal candidate will have experience in operating machinery with a background in food processing experience.


Reporting to the Shift Leader; you are someone who can think on their feet and enjoys working alongside others in a dynamic and fast paced manufacturing environment. You will be an effective communicator who can engage with all levels of staff and thrives under pressure. 


Our Company

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 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!


Role Responsibilities

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Safe Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure successful operation of production equipment
  • Meet daily production requirements to achieve Process Reliability (PR)
  • Perform machine set ups & changeovers, maintain flow of product through to packing
  • Maintain quality of products & associated documentation according to specifications
  • Communicate with support departments including Quality, Maintenance and Material handlers – escalate in case of deviations and issues.


Technical, Interpersonal Competencies & Experience Required

  • Previous experience working as a Machine Operator or Blender in a food manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with HACCP
  • Computer literate
  • Team player and good communication skills
  • Fast learner and open to change and try new approaches
  • Continuous improvement mindset


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. 


Please complete your application including a cover letter with your preference for Part time or Full time.


McCormick is 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.


The safety and wellbeing of our employees and potential employees are important to us.  In line with public health order, we require that all our employees are fully vaccinated before coming onsite.





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.