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Position: Human Resources Business Partner

Based: Littleborough, United Kingdom


This position is up to 12 months fixed term contract to cover maternity leave


With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick brings passion to flavor™!





  • Recruitment activities across all functions working with Talent Acquisition and partnering with Hiring Managers to hire top talent in line with HPO competencies
  • Complex Employee relations support / coach Line Managers and MPS throughout employee lifecycle to mitigate legal risk and work in compliance with McCormick policies, procedures and UK Employment Law
  • Lead Occupational Health management referrals for LTS with 3rd party provider and in conjunction with SHE Department and MPS
  • Project & change Management- Co-ordinate site activity as directed by Lead HRBP/EMEA/Global to deliver improvements in line with People Strategy
  • Act as an escalation point for resolution regarding complex pay queries
  • People Management training and development – design and deliver training to improve line manager capability/ HR induction for all new starters
  • Production of weekly and monthly people statistics analysis of key trends/improvements
  • Approve salary changes/organizational changes in MySuccess throughout Hire to retire process
  • Lead Health and Wellbeing activities for site including Mental Health awareness, promotion of EAP and deliver site wellbeing goals as directed by EMEA/Global
  • Lead annual compensation cycle/ ASR for the site below grade 58 in partnership with Compensation & Benefits/MPS,
  • Site Ethical Audits




  • Proven experience delivering as HR business partner; demonstrated ability to establish productive partnerships with aligned client leadership and extended employee organizations
  • Strength building trust and confidence with leadership and employees; ability to balance advocacy for the company and its employees as it contributes to our People-first, high performance organization and culture
  • Ability to influence without formal authority and build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Sufficient knowledge of current UK employment legislation and applicable policy and procedure
  • 3-5 years HR experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree is desirable
  • Certifications and/or Licenses in CIPD/Coaching qualification/Leadership qualification is advantageous.





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.