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Technical Operator



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.




  • 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.


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.