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Maintenance Team Manager

BELCAMP, MD, US, 21017

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Maintenance Manager. This new hire will work in the McCormick Distribution Center (MDC), located at 4607 McCormick Drive in Belcamp, MD. The Maintenance Manager will report to the Engineering & Maintenance Manager. We will be moving to a brand new distribution center in Sparrow's Point late 2022/ early 2023 and this position will be relocated to the new building. 


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 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 supervision of the Engineering and Maintenance Manager, this position manages and directs all Preventative Maintenance (PM) activities and provides leadership and technical expertise to the process and production departments at the MDC. 



  • Leading and developing direct reports while fostering a team environment
  • Serving as a maintenance resource for all Utility Mechanics in areas such  as Total Productive Maintenance techniques, Autonomous Maintenance, machine shop practices, lubrication programs, maintenance standards, & future packaging direction
  • Supporting and developing McCormick’s High Performance Work Systems (HPWS) Business Teams to ensure that information flow, personnel development, problem-solving, goal-setting and process improvements are an integral part of the daily activities
  • Managing training needs for the PM group to ensure that skill levels are managed and advanced as needed to support plant equipment
  • Resource planning, daily management, and implementation of key initiatives including TPM, Autonomous Maintenance, Effective Maintenance, PR% , Safety, Planned Maintenance, Annual Planned Restoration Rebuilds, & breakdown records
  • Identifying, analyzing, and reducing equipment downtime and repetitive failures and interacting cross-functionally to resolve issues
  • Working with teams to develop cultural and action plans to ensure continuous improvement throughout the plant
  • Understand the budgeting process to be able set a maintenance budget, forecast expected spending, and track actual expenses, with variance explanations.
  • Manage all safety related activities associated with maintenance work including, LOTO, Confined Space Entry, work Permitting and Contractor Safety.
  • Develop mechanical maintenance training plans to enhance the skills of Mechanics and Production Technicians.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or 10 years of relevant experience. 
  • Minimum 1 year of plant maintenance supervisory experience required
  • Experience with consumer products packaging equipment required
  • Experience with complex high speed packaging equipment required
  • Experience improving packaging lines required
  • Leading and executing safe work practices in a manufacturing facility
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills required
  • Experience in a high performance and/or team building environment required
  • Experience improving Process Reliability (PR%) or Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE%) required
  • Root Cause analysis experience required
  • Demonstrated planning ability and understanding of business decisions based on financial, inventory and   customer service indicators required
  • Knowledge of CMMS, SAP or other ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool required
  • Experience managing projects through to successful completion required
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) pillar experience preferred
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred
  • Zero Based Budgeting experience 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: Baltimore