Date: 13 Sep 2023

Location: HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

Company: McCormick & Company

QA Technician

Haddenham, UK    


In this role, you will be responsible for setting up and maintenance of Quality Data and Systems in accordance with the requirements of defined methods and procedures, and to carry out sampling and analytical testing of materials and environmental tests in accordance with the requirements of defined, methods and procedures. To be an active member within the QA team to achieve the designated Quality goals and objectives, whilst maintaining compliance to company, third party and customer.




  • Conduct sampling and analysis of raw materials, work in progress and finished products in order to verify that materials meet all required quality and functionality parameters,
  • Assist the co-ordination of samples including environmental swabs to external laboratories for testing to ensure timely and accurate results,
  • Use product and analytical knowledge / experience to assist with timely pass, fail and concession decisions as appropriate to meet business needs, whilst still maintaining integrity of department,
  • Assist with the investigation of non-conformances / customer complaints and contribute to the identification and implement of corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence,
  • Ensure adherence to appropriate policies and procedures (including GLP, GMP, H&S to achieve and maintain department to company, third party and customer standards,
  • Participate in cover for daily activity of laboratory as required to ensure laboratory tasks are completed in accordance with deadlines, including the participation in QA tasting panels and providing C of A’s to internal and external customers,
  • Ensure accurate and timely maintenance of appropriate information systems (QA data such as Inspection plans, methods, procedures, calibrations, SAP) to ensure the effective performance of the department and compliance to regulatory, customer and third-party requirements,
  • Support continuous improvement and workplace efficiency programmes and initiatives promoting growth in Haddenham Operations,
  • Carry out sampling and analysis of materials and environmental swabs in accordance with company defined procedures and methods to produce timely and accurate analytical results.



  • Educated to HND level or relevant experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment with high quality standards and operating within documented quality systems.
  • PC literate with experience of Microsoft Office, Excel & SAP.
  • Scientific approach with attention to detail.
  • Laboratory experience, with knowledge of Good Lab Practice.
  • Good interpersonal skills – Seek staff engagement across the McCormick business.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP or similar data management systems would be an advantage.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Willing and capable to learn new skills.
  • Must be proactive to acquire the skills needed to resolve problems, initiate change and to drive continuous improvement to enhance the existing laboratory programme.


Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.


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.