Senior Operator

Littleborough, Greater Manchester
08 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Position: Senior Operator

Based: Littleborough, United Kingdom

Shifts: Weekend day/ Weekend night Shifts  

Would you like to become a part of a leading organisation that brings the Joy of Flavour to Life and makes Every Meal and Moment Better?

We are currently looking for a Senior Operator to join our team. Do you thrive in a fast paced, international work environment?

If so, you might be the person we are looking for! Our growth starts with yours.


  • Be responsible for and promote Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and 5S practices
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and work with the QA team to ensure the appropriate QA documentation is completed and signed off and ensure product quality
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is completed and signed off throughout the shift, including start-up checks and completed paperwork
  • Provide support to the Team Leader in daily activities and deputise for Team Leader where necessary
  • Assist in the writing, implementation and verification of SOP’s
  • Support the Team Leader in prioritising the activities of the team, ensuring that targets are communicated and labour is utilised effectively
  • Identify Continuous Improvement projects and undertake project work, as and when required
  • Adhere to health & safety regulations, ensuring that the team work within specified “safe systems of work”
  • Ensure full compliance with Company Quality, Food safety, Environmental and Health & Safety requirements
  • Ensure SAP transactions are actioned within the company’s time-frames and with precision and accuracy


  • Good literacy and numeracy skills, e.g. English and Maths O’ level / GCSE equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Level 1 food hygiene certificate
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working in a similar hands-on role would be an advantage
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to motivate people
  • Numerate, with the ability to analyse and present accurate basic statistical data
  • Technical skills/knowledge in specific area.


McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $4.8 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures and food service businesses.

We have a passion for flavour. The company is serving customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and consumers can buy our brands in more than 110 countries. Our industrial business flavours snacks, wraps, beverages and many other products for customers, which include global restaurant chains and leading food manufacturers.

McCormick is present in key consumer markets with leading brands, including Schwartz in the UK.


If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, please send us your CV by clicking the apply button below.

In return we offer a competitive salary and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader.

As an Equal Opportunities employer, McCormick is committed to a diverse workforce. 

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