Crew Leader-QA-1st Shift

ATLANTA, GA, US, 30336

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a Quality Assurance Crew Leader to join the team located in Atlanta, GA.


With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better™


As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.




Reporting to a Quality Manager, the Quality Crew Leader will lead assigned lines and/or work units with the overall responsibility of performance across the shift. Responsibilities will include ensuring standards are being maintained, providing coaching and development opportunities to team members, and facilitating and encouraging teamwork.  




  • Set the direction of shift team and ensure overall performance of the department to meet objectives for productivity, quality, safety, food safety, sanitation, GMPs, customer service, process reliability 

  • Ensures overall performance of the team to include quality, safety, reliability, waste and sanitation to achieve business goals.  

  • Pro-actively encourages continuous improvement and daily problem solving initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies.  

  • Coaches, trains, and ensures compliance to plant established procedures (including work rule, safety and sanitation guidelines) while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people. 

  • Ensures that all activities follow documented operating procedures and recommends updates to existing procedures as required. 

  • Coordinates & schedules team vacation requests & overtime.  

  • Determines needs and conducts training required for new & existing employees.  

  • Ensures product meets quality standards, coordinates problem solving directly with production team 

  • Performs job tasks of other team members when necessary 

  • Facilitates teamwork and coaching among team members.  

  • Provide administrative support and consultation on items related to employee time and attendance, performance reviews, skill matrices, etc. 

  • Participates in cross-functional improvement teams and problem solving activities 

  • Other duties as assigned 




  • High school diploma or equivalent required  

  • Minimum 5 years of related quality experience.  

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in present and past performance.   

  •  Strong understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) 

  • Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Excel, Word, etc. 

  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively encourage continuous improvement and daily problem solving initiatives required.  

  • Proven ability to coach, train and influence while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people required.  

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills required  

  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking skills to determine risk assessment required.  

  • Ability to work overtime/weekends required. 




  • Knowledge of SAP, Infinity, Power Point, Access preferred.  

  • Demonstrated practice of leadership principles required and formal leadership training strongly preferred Demonstrated competency to operate all equipment in the business strongly preferred 

  • Experience effectively leading and facilitating team and cross-functional meetings strongly preferred 




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, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta