Date: 22 Jun 2024


Company: McCormick & Company

Production Technical Operator



Fixed-term contract for 6 months 


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. 




  • Operate processing and packing equipment that are equipped with a manufacturing recipe management system, batch cards, recipe sheets, SOPs and standard work instructions.
  • Inspect and maintain safety (LOTO) and quality (HACCP / GMP) parameters and specification.
  • Safe execution of equipment start-up and shutdown procedures.
  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Prepare production documents, such as manufacturing batch records, quality records, inventory reports, or productivity reports.
  • Adjustments of key variables/parameters of the process and demonstrate how adjustments impact the finished product.
  • Execute Autonomous Maintenance activities - general cleaning, inspection and lubrication of equipment to prescribed standards.
  • Detect equipment abnormalities and improve to prevent future equipment deterioration.
  • Maintain equipment performance through the understanding of equipment structure and functions and able to discover the cause of equipment abnormalities.
  • Troubleshoot basic mechanical and equipment electrical control systems.
  • Work independently or with a team and utilize problem solving tools (RCA, 5 Why) to determine root cause, eliminate losses, and improve processes.
  • Ensure full compliance with Company Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements.



  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing/production role, food and drinks manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills e.g. English & Maths O’level/GCSE equivalent.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Understand the relationship between quality values and company’s brand and image.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Problem solving and fault-finding skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Flexible approach to working.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards work and colleagues, able to work in a team.


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.


Thank you for your interest at McCormick and time you invested in your application. Please note, all applications are being thoroughly reviewed by our Talent Acquisition team and only selected candidates will be contacted.