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Position: Sensory Technician

Based: Peterborough, UK




  • Support all sensory testing including test set up requirements and sample preparation
  • Support the analysis & interpretation of data, updating data trackers & providing data summaries as required
  • Own the Shelf Life program
  • Support the Sensory screening programme, and manage set up and execution of internal and external employee/panel screening
  • Support Sensory & Consumer Insights activities as required
  • Manage the hygiene requirements and maintenance of laboratory environment
  • Work closely with the Sensory Scientist/Project Manager to manage for any ad hoc sensory related activities
  • Manage sample storage as well as laboratory supplies



  • A background in Food Science, Sensory/Consumer Science, or related discipline
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field
  • Experience of working in Sensory/Consumer Science would be an advantage
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight timelines
  • Ability to flexibly work within a highly dynamic working environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Fully operational in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Sound knowledge of basic statistical analysis methods
  • Experience in using Compusense Hand is an advantage


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.



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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.