Date: 20 May 2023


Company: McCormick & Company

Reliability Lead


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.




  • Provide leadership, direction, and functional expertise to the Plant for its asset management strategy.
  • Lead the Planned Maintenance (PM) strategy focused on building Employee capability and driving Employee engagement through implementation of high-performance work systems to achieve exceptional business results.
  • Lead, train and develop systems such as Breakdown Elimination, Planning and Scheduling to reduce Maintenance Spend and Storeroom Inventory, while ensuring the plant’s assets are continouosly improved and maintained to standard.
  • Create and execute the site PM Pillar Plan and Strategy in line with Journey to Excellence (JTE - McCormick term for Continuous Improvement) Masterplan.
  • Lead and support Plant PM assessments, audits, and trainings.
  • Connect Plant, CI and Maintenance Leaders to PM methodology and progress.
  • Ensure the optimal technology (e.g. CMMS) is deployed to create visibility of Maintenance losses.
  • Support the Facility Capital Plan and provide input to Site Capital Plan.
  • Create linkage between PM and other pillars (e.g. Autonomous Maintenance Step 3 and 4 standards and Training and Development skills matrix).
  • Own PM KPIs including Maintenance Cost, Storeroom Inventory, and Breakdowns.
  • Control quality and align on all facilities maintenance related tasks via service providers.
  • Recommend and provide support for Maintenance Org Design at a Site, Dept, Line and Shift level.
  • Develop maintenance training needs analyses and matrix.
  • Build a Mechanical and Electrical succession plan.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related discipline required.
  • Demonstrable working experience in Manufacturing operations.
  • Experience and fluency in CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems), understanding of Total Productive Maintenance methodology and PM practices.
  • Background in mature TPM organization.
  • Team and Operations Leadership experience preferred.
  • Provide mid-level sponsorship (coaching, teaching, resistance management, etc.) to the team.
  • Ability to provide key insights to leadership to influence priority development.
  • Ability to create people change plan for strategic initiatives.
  • Ability to develop action plans, obtain or assign resources, and align day-to-day processes to achieve strategic goals.
  • Ability to use appropriate root cause analysis decision tools for decision making.


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.