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Date: 23-Nov-2021


Company: McCormick & Company

Technical Operator

(3 shifts rotating 24/5)



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.





  • Operate processing and packing equipment that are equipped with a manufacturing recipe management system, batch cards, recipe sheets, SOPs and standard work instructions.
  • Inspect and maintain safety (LOTO) and quality (HACCP / GMP) parameters and specification.
  • Safe execution of equipment start-up and shutdown procedures.
  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Prepare production documents, such as manufacturing batch records, quality records, inventory reports, or productivity reports.
  • Adjustments of key variables/parameters of the process and demonstrate how adjustments impact the finished product.
  • Execute Autonomous Maintenance activities - general cleaning, inspection and lubrication of equipment to prescribed standards.
  • Detect equipment abnormalities and improve to prevent future equipment deterioration.
  • Maintain equipment performance through the understanding of equipment structure and functions and able to discover the cause of equipment abnormalities.
  • Troubleshoot basic mechanical and equipment electrical control systems.
  • Work independently or with a team and utilize problem solving tools (RCA, 5 Why) to determine root cause, eliminate losses, and improve processes.
  • Ensure full compliance with Company Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements.




  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing/production role, food and drinks manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills e.g. English & Maths O’level/GCSE equivalent.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Understand the relationship between quality values and company’s brand and image.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Problem solving and fault-finding skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Flexible approach to working.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards work and colleagues, able to work in a team.