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Date: 13-May-2022


Company: McCormick & Company


Site Continuous Improvement Manager



This is a great opportunity to join our team, bringing to life our future 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. 




  • Create and execute the Site Journey to Excellence (Continuous Improvement) plan, including needs of the future.
  • Lead and support JTE Steering team, Plant, Pillar and Loss Reduction Team assessments, audits, and training.
  • Connect Plant Leaders and Business teams to JTE methodology and progress through the Plant plan and drive the strategy as the “way to do the work.”
  • Develop, deploy and own standards and training materials for various Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Organizational Effectiveness (OE) Systems such as Daily Direction Setting, Loss Analysis, Pillar activities and Employee Development. 
  • Provide coaching to Site PLT, Team Managers, functional support and technicians.
  • Coach and/or lead Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) pillar work to build loss elimination, Employee involvement and capability, such as a reduction in minor stops and changeover time via problem solving tools like Why-Why, 7-Step FI, and SMED.
  • Lead small to mid-tier change (e.g. new product and equipment) based on complexity and business need.
  • Own the CCI and Employee Engagement measures and Organizational Improvement process (e.g. Performance Control System) for the site.
  • Lead development of the annual OGSM, CCI Plans (includes Process Reliability, Productivity, Yield, Scrap, etc.) and Employee development and engagement plans.  Provides coaching on leading a culture change within Plant to build people capability to eliminate losses.
  • Share and reapply best practices in the areas of resources, tools and expertise relating to process improvement/cost avoidance/cost reduction initiatives.
  • Communicate to Plant and Regional leaders on JTE and JTE systems progress.
  • Merge business questions/needs with available data to provide data-driven insights.
  • Analyse site spend and propose initiatives and projects to achieve and sustain improvements, that includes People, Manufacturing, Planning, Logistics and Procurement.    
  • Lead and coach/develop others in setting direction, strategy and executing problem-solving.          




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related discipline required.
  • Experience in manufacturing operations.
  • High level of mastery in Total Productive Maintenance, Change Management and Organizational Effectiveness.
  • Experience in a Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) preferred.
  • People Management experience required.
  • Team and Operations Leadership experience preferred.
  • Understanding and management of High-Performance Organization (HPO), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), and Performance Control System (PCS).
  • Ability to achieve proficiency of the technologies needed within your position, Supply Chain channel, and location.
  • Ability to lead and coach/develop others in setting direction, strategy and executing problem-solving.          
  • Ability to provide key insights to leadership to influence priority development.
  • Ability to develop action plans, obtain or assign resources, and align day-to-day processes to achieve strategic goals.
  • Understanding of key financial topics, including: Budgeting, Cost Center Ownership, CAAP, IRR, Yield, Waste, Scrap and Loss Analysis.