Date: 25 Sep 2023


Company: McCormick & Company



R&D Technologist

Peterborough, UK



  • Develop and launch new products (including duplications) for specified customers to achieve sales growth.
  • Link design activity to business strategy by delivering innovative products within the constraints of the brief.
  • Use sound commercial and technical awareness of our ingredients, processes and customer requirements to deliver ‘right first time’.
  • Provide technical support to operations/logistics/purchasing for cost release, quality maintenance and improvement programmes.
  • Interact with customers to support relationship building and customer intimacy strategy.
  • Interact with suppliers and the general marketplace to ensure up to date ingredients and technologies are employed in new developments.



  • Previous development experience in salad dressings, condiments and sauces relevant to our portfolio (or in a similar food environment).
  • Graduate or equivalent, Food Science or related subject.
  • Creative, self-motivated, dynamic and results orientated.
  • Able to think laterally and solve complex problems.
  • Proven ability of teamwork in a cross-functional environment.
  • Articulate, confident communicator.
  • Must be able to demonstrate sound understanding of the impact of actions on costs.
  • Able to demonstrate sound understanding of the development process and how it links to the business, including on-line plant trials.
  • Must be able to show and apply technical knowledge of a relevant field to all areas of the development process.
  • PC literate.


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.