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PROCESS DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIST

PETERBOROUGH, GB, PE7 3HH

 Process Development Technologist

Peterborough

 

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.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Implement new product design for both products and processes into manufacturing plant.
  • Lead scale up process with responsibility for testing during the development phase, launching of seasonings into factories.
  • Ensure design of products and processes is “fit for purpose” and optimised at the beginning of the process not at the end.
  • Improve specifications and standard operating instructions to ensure better conformity of manufacture, smoother, faster start ups.
  • Identify and assess potential new or improved technologies or equipment that may deliver improved efficiencies, lower costs, better more consistent products etc.
  • Provide process support, application work / problem solving at internal factory and customer premises.
  • Work to get to root cause of factory issues and assisting Op’s / engineering to identify and implement fixes.
  • Support the business through education and training.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

 

  • Experience within the food/drink industry in a Technologist role.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree/Food Science Technology.
  • Experience in food/drink production.
  • Capacity and capability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Major project team leadership capacities, proven record of creative scientific achievement.
  • A high degree of business acumen is required to understand the potential for viability and ROI of the ingredients, platforms and programs supported.
  • Able to manage several different projects and priorities at the same time.
  • Willing and capable to learn new skills.
  • PC literate as a minimum, working knowledge of SAP would be advantageous.
  • Ability to conduct root cause analysis and develop corrective and preventative action plans.

 

 

 

Agencies:  McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

 

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.

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

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.