Training & Development Leader


Training & Development Leader



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.




  • Partner with the plant leadership team to determine training needs in accordance with budgetary requirements.
  • Implement training strategy and structure that is integrated with the Journey to Excellence: identify site level training losses, define training objectives, develop, and deliver training solutions that address employee development needs and business priorities.
  • Create and execute the site T&D Pillar Plan and Strategy in line with Journey to Excellence (JTE, McCormick term for Continuous Improvement) Masterplan.
  • Define and ensure the implementation and effectiveness of training and qualification process: training standards, site level qualification process and governance, evaluation process to measure training effectiveness; on-boarding and early development program.
  • Support new technologies as they become available, coordinating, and preparing training schedules to accommodate facility needs.
  • Foster the development of internal subject matter experts through Train-the-Trainer program to leverage internal training resources and promote knowledge transfer within organization.
  • Ensure the creation, update, and improvement of skills matrix to accelerate skills development.
  • Identify and manage Competency Gap Reduction Project with the team, to reduce losses due to skill gap.
  • Provide framework to create regional training standards.
  • Determine learning management system solution that will meet the needs of the manufacturing sites.
  • Support the development of robust learning solutions for both operational and soft skills.




  • Bachelor or equivalent in HR, Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, OR relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Manufacturing environment experience and/or relevant training experience, with experience developing training materials and facilitating training courses.
  • Experience in adult learning theory.
  • Experience in working in a TPM Environment.
  • Ability to create team goals and Smart Goals in support of organizational priorities and strategies.
  • Ability to achieve project goals and objectives by applying the discipline of planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about successful project completion.
  • Ability to use appropriate root cause analysis decision tools for decision making.



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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.



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.