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Training & Development Lead, McCormick Australia


  • Sunshine Coast Location working within a Global Company
  • People-first culture with a focus on training and development
  • Opportunity to work with a great bunch of people


There’s never been a more exciting time to be at McCormick Australia.  We’re a respected global flavour leader with more than 12,000 employees across 27 countries. From favourite drinks to iconic burgers and in every aisle in the grocery store, McCormick is flavouring many of the biggest brands you know.  What makes us a great place to work? Simple. We put people first. We champion growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people and our planet.  The best part:  we get to bring our passion for flavour to work every day.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.


A new role within the business, this exciting Full-time opportunity will suit a dynamic, energetic individual with a passion for developing people.


Reporting to Continuous Improvement Manager and working closely with a dedicated team of professionals, you will be responsible for the site Training and Development program and integration with the Business Operational Excellence Program. The ideal candidate will have gained some experience in planning, coordinating, and facilitating staff training preferably within a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) business.


This position is responsible for the site learning and development program and its integration with the Journey to Excellence (JTE) program. The incumbent can expect to plan and coordinate effective staff training and assist in standardizing standards with teams to align with Supply Chain transformation plans. 


Role Responsibilities

  • Partner with the plant leadership team to determine training needs that will drive manufacturing excellence for the facility
  • Coordinate with Department Managers in enhancing quality and timely implementation of training
  • Primary support of new digital technologies as they become available and coordinate training
  • While promoting change management, design and implement training standards and measures across the site that support the vision of self-sufficient teams
  • Support the development of a robust curriculum for both technical and soft skills specific to manufacturing excellence with Learning Management System (LMS) support


Experience Required & Technical Skills

  • Ideally you will have at least 2+ years of experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing FMCG environment
  • Demonstrated experience developing skills matrices and integrating these into a Learning Management System
  • Bachelor’s degree in, Science, Business, Supply Chain or other related discipline is preferred
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment preferred
  • Experience developing curriculum and training materials and facilitating training courses
  • Intermediate project/program management & team leadership skills, strong judgment skills, business acumen and a high level of professionalism
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office applications will be required and SAP experience will be considered 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.  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.