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Date: 14-Nov-2022

Location: HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

Company: McCormick & Company


Location: France/UK/Poland




  • Lead Quality improvement or specific programs with suppliers, co-manufacturers, EMEA and Global McCormick stakeholders. Implement Global directives. 
  • Be the first point of contact and manage selected co-manufacturers and suppliers’ categories. Approve new vendors.
  • Provide quality input and work with the business units to resolve issues related to raw materials and vendors. Implement suppliers and co-manufacturers performance strategy. Monitor corrective and preventive action plans.
  • Effectively support key business initiatives such as NPD, CCI, derisking activity to ensure quality by design and right-first-time delivery, including quality approval of new ingredients, packaging, promotional items, and co-manufactured finished products, using McC tools and standards (e.g., FTN creation and review, RFI, PIR, workflows).
  • Create suppliers audit plan. Audit and inspect McCormick’s raw material and packaging vendors to assure their compliance with McCormick Quality Expectations and specifications.
  • Analyse Suppliers/Co-manufacturers KPI scorecard data, monitor trends and report on time.
  • Proactively inform the team manager about quality risks identified and actively reduce risks and their impacts on the business.
  • Support regulatory changes implementation in supplier quality area.
  • Environmental monitoring program management for co-manufacturing activity, including cooperation with 3rd party laboratories.
  • Release of raw materials and finished products based on regulatory, food safety and quality criteria.
  • Create, update, and implement quality instructions and procedures required to support the business.




  • Bachelor (BSc) or Master (MSc) of Food Science, Food Technology, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or similar technical field required.
  • Relevant food industry experience with supplier quality function and raw materials or related areas experience required.
  • Office, domestic and international travels, driving license and access to food production facilities required.
  • Strong working knowledge of food processes, HACCP, risk management and sanitation ideally gained in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge in food safety raw materials and quality systems programs throughout a range of industry areas.
  • Strong communication, innovation and influencing skills.
  • Teamwork and ability to work efficiently in a multicultural work environment and in a matrix organization.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Lead auditor or Internal auditor certification would be an advantage.
  • Fluent in English. French and other European languages like Polish, Italian highly appreciated.



McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.