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Senior Flavour Technologist


Position: Senior Flavour Technologist

Based: Haddenham, United Kingdom



Position overview


We are looking for a product developer with strong skills in development, matching, ingredient functionality & flavours technology to join our team on a Senior Flavour Technologist position. This person will be working in a customer facing role, establishing a positive working relationship with customers to drive growth.




  • Actively working on own project briefs. Facilitating, managing and prioritizing the timely and accurate response.
  • Assuming a customer facing role in all appropriate customer meetings, presentations, store support, trials and project updates.
  • Providing technical support to customers as appropriate, in person and by written and verbal communication to support the customer intimacy strategy.
  • Using sound commercial and technical awareness of McCormick ingredients, processes and customer requirements to deliver ‘right first time’ from scale up in the customers’ factory, ensuring a flawless launch in all customer plants.
  • Maintaining company standards for administration, Health & Safety, GMP and housekeeping in the work environment.
  • Supporting Cost reduction Programs, ensuring appropriate support by R&D teams maintained and initiatives delivered.
  • Working on existing lab systems to maintain data and traceability of raw materials and finished products.
  • Ownership for briefing to the Sensory Group and reporting results to the customer of any sensory or consumer-based validation tests that relate to projects undertaken.




  • Minimum 8 years of experience developing seasonings for snacks.
  • University degree in Food Technology or related field.
  • Experience in matching and clean label seasoning design.
  • Strong portfolio of wins through EMEA regions.
  • Self-motivated, independent individual.
  • Very good communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Creative, innovative individual.
  • Good team player.
  • Problem solving approach.


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.