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Inventory Analyst



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.




  • Plan and execute cycle-counts to ensure frequent and accurate reconciliation of inventory across all warehouse and limited production areas.
  • Investigate, establish, and report on the root cause of inventory discrepancies to support the business functions in their understanding of the correct and timely use of transactions.
  • Carry out internal audits of inventory practices at operational level to attain continuous improvement in inventory accuracy and materials control.
  • Use appropriate IT systems produce ad hoc reports to support the business functions and allow KPIs to be monitored.
  • Analyse high risk transactions, reporting on root cause, to ensure corrective action/preventative measures can be implemented.
  • Monitor and report on inventory shelf life to minimise stock write-off.
  • Complete stock adjustments in line with authorization policies and protocols.
  • Use extensive knowledge of Systems to support Peterborough in all areas of materials movement/usage to ensure correct and timely use of System transactions.
  • Complete root cause analysis on racking and movement anomalies (empty space checks, pick bins, system transactions, operational errors) and complete trend analysis reports.




  • Min. A Level or three-year experience in a similar role.
  • Working experience in an Operations or Supply Chain role.
  • Confident in working at height and in a multi temperature environment.
  • Competent in using IT systems with good Excel skills, able to compile reports and analyse data.
  • Previous Experience with working in an automated warehouse environment.
  • Previous experience with working with SAP, able to learn new computer systems and tools.
  • Understanding of inventory control and cycle counting and their place within the business.
  • Inquisitive mind with methodical investigation skills, able to identify and solve problems effectively.
  • Able to work effectively on own initiative.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Team player experienced in working with a wide range of people at different levels.


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.



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.