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Senior Flavour Technologist

Date: 14-May-2022

Location: HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

Company: McCormick & Company

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.