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 Senior R&D 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.




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





  • Relevant on-bench development experience in salad dressings, condiments and sauces relevant to our portfolio (or in a similar food environment)
  • Food technology/Food Science Degree required
  • Able to think laterally and solve complex problems.
  • Proven ability of team work in a cross-functional environment.
  • Actively able to work on own project briefs.
  • Project & team management skills
  • Assuming a customer facing role in all appropriate customer meetings, presentations, trials and project updates.
  • Maintaining company standards for administration, health & safety, GMP
  • Communication skills – Articulate, confident communicator.
  • Able to demonstrate sound understanding of the impact of actions on costs
  • Language skills – A second European language would be of benefit
  • Positive, quick learner, 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.


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.