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Maintenance Mechanic

ATLANTA, GA, US, 30336

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician. This new hire will work in the Atlant Plant.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."


As a company recognized for its 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.




Under the general direction of the Maintenance Team Manager, the Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for the maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting on a variety of production equipment at our facility. 




  • High School diploma or equivalent. 

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in all maintenance crafts to include basic electrical, mechanics, welding, machine shop required.  

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to closely interact with co-workers in and outside of the Maintenance Department 

  • Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze and correct problems of a varied nature on a wide range of equipment and support systems required. 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.    

  • Must be able to become a certified forklift operator required. 

  • Must be agile enough to maneuver around equipment, climb stairs, and go up and down ladders to reach various equipment required  

  • Ability to work overtime daily and weekends, sometimes with minimal notice.  Flexibility with shift hours is required 

  • Ability to work up to heights of 45 ft. on material handling equipment required 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of CMMS and Microsoft Office 

  • Candidate must have knowledge of Planned Maintenance practices 

  • Demonstrated process improvement ability and leadership 

  • Must be able to successfully work individually and as part of a team 




  • Bachelor’s Degree or 3-5 years related experience 

  • Minimum of one year experience supervising employees in a manufacturing / production / industrial environment 

  • Minimum of one year experience leading others through a project(s) or initiative(s) 

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to work across functions and interact with all levels of the organization 

  • Excellent analytical skills and problem solving capabilities to assess risk 

  • Demonstrated understanding of the financial impact of business decisions effecting staffing, product components and inventory 

  • Experience successfully leading large teams to support business initiatives 

  • Demonstrated ability to be a dynamic self-starter, work independently and apply sound judgment to solve complex problems with incomplete and/or ambiguous information required and to proactively initiate action steps 

  • Experience successfully handling multiple projects at once and working under pressure 

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to resolve issues 

  • Excellent communication and organization skills 

  • Ability to propose and implement improvements to systems, methods of work and analysis methods and contribute to ensuring that they are continuously adapted to the business requirements. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills 



  • Experience in food processing 

  • Experience in plumbing, millwright and carpentry 

  • Welding experience including certification in basic welding preferred 

  • PLC and Industrial electrical experience desired 

  • Robotic and Conventional Palletizer experience desired 

  • Dense phase pneumatic conveying experience desired 

  • Hands on experience with new equipment installation is desirable 

  • Experience with boiler, chillers, air compressors is desirable 

  • Trade school, certificate or apprenticeship in industrial maintenance preferred. 

  • Experience in food processing equipment desirable 

  • Ability to read to read and interpret electrical schematics and relay logic 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