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R&D Manager Turkey

KEMALPASA, 08, TR, 35170

Position: R&D Manager

Based: Kutas, Turkey




Would you like to become a part of a leading organisation that brings the Joy of Flavour to Life and makes Every Meal and Moment Better?


We are currently looking for an R&D Manager to join our Kemalpaşa, İzmir office. Do you find yourself well in a fast paced, international work environment?


If so, you might be the person we are looking for!  Our growth starts with yours.





  • Manages R&D Team based in Turkey, ensuring alignment of goals with the business, development plans and shared vision.
  • Assists in the development of Key projects, alleviates bottlenecks within the team.
  • Drives Flavour Solutions NPD projects forward through the internal cross functions (e.g. Product/Packaging Development, Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations, Technical, Finance).
  • Supports the TurkeyFlavour Solutions Commercial Teams in the winning and flawless delivery in NPD projects. Keeps the Flavour Solutions Commercial Teams & leadership informed of progress and aware of any major issues.
  • Prioritizes projects & maintains project data, which supports the progression of the projects.
  • Ensure projects are correctly and adequately resourced. Escalate resourcing issues to the R&D Director EMEA
  • Develops technical competence in areas of current and potential business interest.







  • Food Science/Food Technology degree qualified, or equivalent
  • 5+ years creative product development and team management experience
  • Effective Leadership and project management skills
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise
  • Commercial knowledge and ability to build excellent customer relationships at all levels
  • Ability to work autonomously and to supervise the work of a team
  • Ability to manage several different projects and priorities at the same time





At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.


Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.


While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands. McCormick’s Turkey location is Kemalpaşa, İzmir, Turkey.


At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 


McCormick is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. 




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.