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Senior Specialist Quality Assurance, 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!


We are seeking a talented and dynamic person to play a key role in our Quality Assurance Team and ensure Food Safety and Quality is maintained for our growing business who are passionate about our committed to a Journey to Excellence.


This role will support the Senior Quality Manager and will be responsible for the day to day management of food safety standards and preventative controls. The ideal candidate will have 5 years’ experience in the food manufacturing industry and will thrive interacting with key stakeholders in cross-functional teams.  This is a great opportunity for you to step up and further your career with a supportive culture dedicated to development and add value with your dedication to quality 


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   

  • Lead external audits to meet all quality and customer standards, including BRC, Woolworths and Organic Fresh Care
  • Be involved in a range of projects to ensure Quality and Food Safety are designed, from the beginning, into everything we do.
  • Work closely with the Production Team to ensure quality and food safety parameters are met through training and key stake holder interaction.
  • Identify and then coordinate the investigating into quality variations and non-conformances to establish root cause then engage with stakeholders to develop and implement preventative measures.
  • Work with the Quality team on continual improve of our site Quality Culture.


Technical Skills & Experience Required   

  • Formal qualifications (Food Science, Microbiology or similar)
  • Practical environmental monitoring and laboratory experience
  • Experience in Food Safety Systems, such as GMP, HACCP, BRC is required
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a related field
  • Experienced in Internal auditing and leading problem-solving teams


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.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.  Please email your resume and cover letter telling us why you would love to be our new Senior Quality Assurance Specialist.


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.