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Site Quality Assurance Manager

McCormick UK Limited
Haddenham, Aylesbury
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Position: Site Quality Assurance Manager

Based: Haddenham, UK (on-site role)



Provide leadership at the Haddenham Plant for the Quality Assurance and Food Safety function to ensure product safety, integrity, and conformance with respect to Customer, Divisional, Corporate and regulatory requirements.

Pro-actively lead the Quality & Food Safety Management Program’s in the Haddenham Plant thus ensuring compliance with Company, Regulatory, Third party and Customer standards, whilst achieving Quality objectives and KPI targets.

Maintain compliance with Corporate Quality Assurance Policies and customer quality satisfaction through the implementation and use of programs to control raw materials, in-process materials, production process, environmental conditions and finished products.

Pro-actively lead initiatives to continuously improve the Quality performance within the factory by identifying and implementing key performance indicators for Quality and Food Safety and leading initiatives to improve the performance.

Manage the Performance and Development of the Site Quality Team at McCormick Haddenham.

Lead the incident management process and provide training and coaching at site level

Play an active role as a member of the Site’s Operations Leadership Team.

To provide leadership on Quality and Food Safety issues in addition to supporting

Operational activities undertaken within the plant.

Manage the plant Quality Budget, implementing appropriate

Financial Controls to ensure that spend is appropriately managed and cost saving initiatives identified and initiated where appropriate.

Play an active and influential role in the Quality community for McCormick EMEA.  



BSc in Technical - Quality/Research/Product Development

Demonstratable working experience in Manufacturing quality (food production preferred).

Strong leadership experience with demonstrated success in managing multiple projects and people.

Extensive knowledge of HACCP, BRC Auditing, Quality Systems and Hygiene required.

Ability to translate strategy into actionable information in small or large groups in a clear, concise, and professional manner.

Ability to use appropriate root cause analysis decision tools for decision making.

Ability to interact with multiple levels within the business as well as with external contactors and Customers.

Ability to provide supervision, conduct competency assessments and deliver training.  



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 60 locations in 25 countries and 170 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.




Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.


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.



McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavour and one of the most respected and familiar names in the industry.

 Our UK business manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavourful products for retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. We create flavours for a wide range of applications, such as beverages, snacks, dairy, bakery/confectionary, savoury, performance nutrition, and health.

 McCormick has had a presence in the UK for nearly 40 years. We have three sites across the country–our EMEA headquarters in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and innovation centre in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (which is on track to become McCormick’s first Net Zero carbon building), and our plant in Littleborough, Greater Manchester.

 Our brands and our products are trusted sources of flavour in millions of kitchens across the country—in homes and in restaurants. Our UK brand portfolio includes Schwartz, Frank’s RedHot, French’s, Cholula, Herdez, and OLD BAY.

Partnerships with farmers and suppliers around the world allow us to provide great-tasting, quality spices with consistency that you can trust. Our herbs and spices come from around 80 different countries.

 At McCormick, we stand together for the future of flavour, and we bring that commitment to work every day in the UK to deliver top-tier growth and quality from our global business.

 As a people-first culture, we encourage development in many ways, respect everyone’s differences and contributions, and do what’s right to develop our employees and to better our world.


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Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
HP17 8LB

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