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Quality Systems Technologist


Quality Systems Technologist



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. 





  • Maintain, control, update and issue all documents relevant to the site Quality Management Systems. This includes Site QMS, Quality Work Instructions, Quality Plans, creation of visual standards, attendance at relevant meetings to deliver right first time launches and other documents deemed necessary to fulfil sites food quality and safety requirements.
  • Be actively involved with preparation and execution of the sites internal and external audit programme, including HACCP and Food Defence audits. Take responsibility for the completion of all allocated audits (as per specified audit schedule), management of internal audit schedule, associated documentation, reporting, follow-up by way of key stake holder meetings to satisfactory closure.
  • Be actively involved with QMS & HACCP/Food Defence reviews & improvement plans.
  • Be actively involved in QA & cross functional project work (investment projects and continuous improvement projects).
  • Ensure full compliance with Company Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements.
  • Implement and manage site QA documentation templates within internal digital platforms.
  • Execute site GMP audits and corrective actions follow-up.
  • Deputise as appropriate for the Quality Systems and Food Safety Lead, including the day-to-day management of the teams and any associated activities as needed.
  • Be actively involved with gap analyses & implementation of action plans related to BRC V8 and revised customer requirements as needed.
  • Support complaint investigations when related to food safety issues as needed.
  • Be actively involved in delivery of site training programme as needed.




  • Educated to Higher National Certificate or equivalent.
  • HACCP qualifications and Internal Audit qualifications (HACCP Level 3 preferred).
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Relevant experience in a Quality based role in a manufacturing industry with high quality standards. Auditing experience required.
  • Practical experience in the application of BRC or other third-party accreditation audits, HACCP implementation, Allergen management preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with ability to use own initiative, decision making skills and hands on approach.
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Proficiency in PC skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills – ability to deal with both suppliers and customers.
  • Good interpersonal skills – able to work and communicate at all levels throughout the business.



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.