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Maintenance Opportunities - McCormick EMEA

McCormick UK Ltd
Competitive basic salary
Closing date
2 Mar 2021

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Maintenance Opportunities - McCormick EMEA

Why join McCormick?

There’s something inspiring about working at McCormick, perhaps it’s our iconic brands and the global nature of our business, perhaps it’s the people you work with.  We have a culture that challenges and empowers employees to be themselves and do their best, continuously.

Our diversity fuels innovation and drives growth; at McCormick, Flavor is at the heart of everything we do.

We are the world’s global leader in flavor. We manufacture, market and distribute spices, herbs, seasonings and other flavors to the entire food industry. Our Customers range from retail outlets and food service providers to food manufacturers. We employ approximately 12,500 employees worldwide and now have exciting opportunities to join our Maintenance teams in our UK sites.

If you’re looking for a new challenge, join us in saving the world from boring food.

Planned Maintenance teams at McCormick

Planned Maintenance teams operate at all levels within our supply chain organization: leading the operational delivery via teams of plant technicians through to setting the maintenance strategy at a plant or regional level.

They are responsible for driving reliability in our plant operations, ensuring a continual focus on people and Food Safety through all engineering activities, as well as leading teams of technicians and managing budgets effectively.

We are looking for a variety of maintenance professionals who are eager to help us build our strength in planned maintenance, develop their careers and be based in our EMEA locations.

Our planned maintenance strategy is a core pillar within McCormick’s Journey to Excellence supply chain programme.

Key characteristics needed to be successful within our team are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or equivalent related qualifications
  • Demonstratable working experience in Manufacturing operations.
  • Experience and fluency in CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and PM practices.
  • Background in mature TPM organization preferred.
  • Experience in Food Processing preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to take a strategic view of a business, formulate potential improvements, communicate them effectively and translate them into realistic projects.
  • Ability to rapidly change and adapt in response to market, customer, or strategy.
  • Ability to develop action plans, obtain or assign resources, and align day-to-day processes to achieve strategic goals.
  • Ability to lead & influence people and drive change effectively without formal authority levels
  • Potential for future leadership, either in Maintenance or in other positions such as operations, supply chain, project engineering.

More About Us

McCormick is a global leader in flavour, with sales of over $5.3bn. We have leading brands in each of our core markets, such as McCormick (USA), Schwartz (UK), Ducros & Vahiné (France), Kamis (Poland), and Margao (Portugal).  Drogheria & Alimentari (Italy), while our manufactured products are a core offering of many of the world’s leading food and restaurant companies.  We continue to growth faster than the global FMCG market average.

 McCormick’s Journey to Excellence:

JTE has been defined as an integration of our high-performance cultural framework and TPM – an industry-wide methodology to enhance global processes and eliminate losses. ​

Through JTE, we are developing high performance systems that focus on building knowledge, skills and capabilities across all levels to drive personal accountability, problem solving and decision making. ​

There is an emphasis on working through cross-functional teams to identify the root cause of problems and implement corrective actions. And additionally, building globally aligned systems and processes that enable us to sustain a higher level of performance. ​

Planned Maintenance Pillar:

The Planned Maintenance Pillar works to drive high reliability and maintain optimal equipment and process conditions. It will achieve this through building, and continuously improving, maintenance processes as well as capability and ownership with the front-line teams. Specific tools and systems will be deployed: Criticality analysis, Breakdown analysis, Time and Condition based Maintenance Systems, Spare parts inventory systems, Technician and Operator capability building, and more.  To this end, the Planned Maintenance Pillar supports McCormick's customers and consumers by ensuring there are no interruptions in the production process.

McCormick sites in UK:

  • Haddenham (HP 17 8LB)
  • Peterborough (PE7 3HH)
  • Littleborough (OL15 8BZ)

To Apply

Please send your application entitled as “McCormick’s Maintenance Opportunities” to to find out more about these opportunities. We offer a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme and excellent working environment. You may also direct your queries to Aleksandra Bogusz, Executive Talent Acquisition Partner (

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


At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavour to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 12,400 employees around the world and more than $5 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, food service businesses and consumers

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

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Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
HP17 8LB
United Kingdom
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