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R&D 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. 




  • Prepare samples on a daily basis for New Product Development (NPD) team, specific customer projects, as set out by the formulations and as required by the project brief to meet strict deadlines.
  • Prepare and dispatch samples to customers globally meeting specific customs requirements for each country.
  • Occasionally support Technical Innovation Centre and on site Chef’s activities in fully established Quick Serving Restaurant (QSR) facilities, with focus on preparation conceptual burger builds and wraps.
  • Work with existing systems to create the necessary documents and liaise with International Trade Compliance team.
  • Help maintaining laboratory stock of raw materials, keeping stock levels at an appropriate level.
  • Help maintaining base stock for the laboratory to follow and ensure shelf life.
  • Assist in preparing samples for research, shelf life test, and other requirements.
  • Participate in internal tasting panel for flavour evaluation of raw materials and finished products.
  • Carry out quality checks and equipment calibration activities.





  • Competent PC Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work on own initiative.
  • Self-assertion and ability to deal effectively with people at all levels.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


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.