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Crew Leader



This is a great opportunity to join our team and continue the great work in bringing to life our condiments manufacturing facility, located in Peterborough, UK. Our vision is to build a sustainable, innovative McCormick factory-of-the-future to support our Flavour Solutions customers. 





  • Lead an assigned Shift for packaging/processing line(s) or unit(s) with overall responsibility of safety, quality, and performance across the assigned shift. Ensure assigned area performs as expected by ensuring overall standards are maintained.
  • Provide coaching and development of team members and facilitate and encourage teamwork.
  • Set the direction of shift team and ensure overall performance of the department to meet objectives for safety, quality, process reliability, productivity, food safety, sanitation, GMPs, customer service.
  • Assign responsibilities during the shift, plan crew structure and replacements, shift pattern, holidays.
  • Participate in and/or lead cross-functional improvement teams and other HPO (High Performance Organization)/ TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) activities.
  • Ensure product meets standards by reviewing the compliance, the necessary means and equipment are available, functional and safe.
  • Participate in or lead cause analysis, including recommending and implementing resolutions.
  • Communicate daily with Team Managers & team to follow up on corrective action assignments.
  • Participate in onboarding and early development of team members.
  • Perform Technician job duties if needed.
  • Act as stand-in Team Manager if needed.
  • Coordinate shift activities that ensure safety, quality, and consistency to product/process.
  • Use HPO competencies to holds self and team accountable for following processes, standards and achieving results.
  • Facilitate DDS (daily Direction Settings) meetings.
  • Facilitate and promote teamwork & team discussions.
  • Communicate effectively, orally/written, up, down and across the organization.





  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Manufacturing experience.
  • Understanding of manufacturing environment and how Plant performance impacts Supply Chain function, customers, and consumers.
  • Proven experience in problem solving, resolving minor mechanical and/or processing problems and making necessary adjustments.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Ability to provide daily direction and coaching/ conflict resolution.
  • Strong understanding of PDCA methodology.
  • Ability to facilitate and/or participate in problem-solving discussions with team or cross-functional teams.
  • Strong coordination ability.
  • Knowledge of Office 365 & SAP or other enterprise resource planning tool.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Maintain professionalism and flexibility in uncertain or stressful encounters.
  • Ability to complete root cause analysis and implement or develop recommendations for counter measure(s).


McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies. 


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.