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Date: 14-Jan-2022


Company: McCormick & Company


QA Lab Technician



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.




  • Conduct quality sampling, analysis & reporting for raw materials, work in progress, finished products and environmental samples.
  • Timely and accurate maintain data systems to ensure compliance to traceability standards and key performance indicators.
  • Support sensory activities: taste panels, sample preparation, sample collection, sample submissions, processing of results.
  • Adhere to good manufacturing practices (GMP), good laboratory practices (GLP) and master cleaning schedules (MCS).
  • Comply with Company, third party and Customer standards demonstrated by successful completion of Inter-lab proficiency schemes, routine refresher training and competency assessments.
  • Calibrate and maintain lab equipment.
  • Support with complaint investigations, analysing data and providing information as required.
  • Involvement in root cause analysis processes for site, representing QA / sensory and providing expertise for their area.
  • Conduct internal audits (quality systems, food safety, glass and Health & Safety).




  • Further educated to HNC or equivalent in a science subject (preferably chemistry / biochemistry).
  • Practical experience of Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Experience in similar role in a manufacturing environment working within QA / Sensory
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels within the business as well as with external contactors.
  • PC literate with the ability to interpret analytical and microbiological data.
  • Working knowledge of SAP would be advantageous.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.



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.