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Process Engineer, McCormick Palmwoods


It's an exciting time to be in APZ - McCormick's growth region. Our business here is transforming in remarkable ways. From the rice and spice fields of India and South East Asia to Australia's herb farms, our mosaic of rich distinct cultures inspires the boldest of flavours.  Our headquarters and TIC in Singapore, along with our new and transformed facilities in Thailand, India and Australia are powering our regional growth ambitions. Here you'll find a culture that celebrates the best of both; the energy of and pulse of a startup and the solid legacy of our McCormick brand.  We're a region on the rise - bold, committed and hungry - so only changemakers need apply!


A new role within the business, this exciting Permanent Full-Time opportunity will suit a dynamic, energetic individual with a passion for providing first class process engineering support and project engineering upgrade implementation.

Under the direction of the Production Manager; you will be responsible for the overall development and maintenance of systems that implement and capture best operating practices.  As a change maker, you will be in your element working within the Journey to Excellence system to upskill technician teams to promote preventative maintenance and operational excellence.  


Our Company

What if there was a company who puts people first - people who take what they do seriously, but not themselves?  People who strive for excellence, have a great attitude, care for the safety of each other and our consumers, people who are innovative and lead by example - because these are the values necessary for a successful career with McCormick Australia.


McCormick’s Passion for Flavour is brought to life through our consumer brands Gourmet Garden, Keen’s, Aeroplane, French’s, and Frank’s. But more than this, we are passionate about our people and our supportive, high performance culture - that’s what it takes to build Australia’s Leading Flavour Company!


Role Responsibilities 

  • Providing process engineering support and project engineering upgrade management and guidance.
  • Focus on cost reduction programs, process improvements, and engineering service requests.
  • Work with Training and Development to set appropriate documentation standards that will facilitate ease of use in developing training documentation for plant staff.
  • Responsible for coaching and developing a team of Technicians to improve their skills allowing them to be more effective team members
  • As requested, support new implement of new equipment providing personal technical expertise and process team support


Experience Required & Technical Skills

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a Process Engineer or similar role within the manufacturing industry with a focus Process Improvement and Automation.
  • Tertiary qualification in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in project/program management considering machine safety, and hygiene engineering principles.
  • You will be an effective communicator with a customer service-focused personality who can engage with all levels of staff. 
  • Experience working with Operational Excellence Programs / Lean Manufacturing will be an advantage. 


Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Please apply including a cover letter, your application will be treated in strict confidence.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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.