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Process Engineer



This is a great opportunity to join our team, bringing to life our future 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.




  • Drive a reduction of chronic losses (e.g. Process Reliability, Yield and Scrap) through the development of standards.
  • Lead the prioritization of losses in the line / area / sector in collaboration with operating team.
  • Critically analyse processes/systems/practices to identify current gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Help troubleshoot sporadic losses and drive them to zero by establishing and improving line standards.
  • Focus on cost reduction programs, process improvements, and engineering service requests as well as evaluation and recommendation of process capital improvements and automation.
  • Provide supporting data analysis and justifications for any technology improvements and capital expenditures and feasibility studies.
  • Responsible for coaching and developing Technicians / Operators to improve their skills allowing them to be more effective team members. 
  • Work with Project Engineering to set appropriate documentation standards for vendors and contractors that will facilitate ease of use in developing training documentation for plant staff.
  • Maintain integrity of line level data including training, health checks, and change control. Focus includes scorecards, downtime data base, manual tracking systems and SAP master data.
  • Create daily, weekly and monthly rollup and analysis for key performance metrics like Process Reliability, Productivity, Yield and Scrap.




  • Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical and Industrial)
  • Significant experience in a manufacturing plant environment
  • Proficiency in the application of statistical methods
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Access, Project, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Effective communication (both oral and written) skills with demonstrated ability to present ideas without formal authority
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrable team working skills across different functions & levels
  • Capability to teach and high desire to learn #LI-DNI


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.


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.