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Machine Operator

Monday to Friday 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm rotating shifts


Base salary of 23000GBP during probationary period, 23500GBP after successful probationary period






In this role you will carry out production-related activities in our high-tech factory, whilst ensuring a quality product is made to customer requirements.  These responsibilities will include:


  • Set up, run and operate specified dispensary, blending and packing tasks within the factory, unsupervised
  • Strip and clean specific lines and associated equipment and set up for product changeovers
  • Fault find and report any breakdowns on the lines
  • Liaise with colleagues ensuring continuity of Performance Reliability and output, whilst carrying out effective handovers, both verbally and in writing
  • Correctly carry out any required quality checks and constantly monitor the quality of the product being filled and packed
  • Accurately complete all necessary documentation, including Daily Direction Setting (DDS) boards
  • Utilise the company’s manufacturing operations system - SAP
  • Assist with the training of other employees, where necessary
  • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), carry out duties following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and 5S practices and be responsible for hygiene and housekeeping in a specified work area
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations, working within ‘safe systems of work’
  • Ensure full compliance with Company Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements
  • Have a flexible approach to work and carry out alternative duties, such as packing and rework, as and when required
  • Participate in Journey to Excellence (JTE) projects, from data gathering to project completion.




  • Good literacy and numeracy skills e.g. English & Maths at GCSE level or equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in a similar hands-on role
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving and fault-finding skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards work and colleagues


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.