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B shift Maintenance Work Leader

BELCAMP, MD, US, 21017

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Maintenance Work Leader on a 2nd shift. This new hire will work at the MDC (McCormick Distribution Center), located at 4607 McCormick Drive in Belcamp, MD. The Maintenance Work Leader will report to a Team Manager. This role will transition to our brand new distribution center in Sparrow's Point, MD. 


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 supervision of the Maintenance Team Manager, manages and directs all activities and processes related to the daily management of predictive, preventive and proactive maintenance programs to improve process reliability (PR) while reducing maintenance costs. The incumbent will maintain packaging, blending and fermentation equipment in multiple departments and is responsible for the complete maintenance and inspection on individual pieces of equipment. This position will also support the core reliability processes (Autonomous Maintenance, Early Equipment Management, Training and Focused Improvement.)



  • Leading and developing direct reports while fostering a team environment, meeting or exceeding established goals (safety, sanitation, PR%, cost, waste, quality (Q% and 5S)), loss reduction, reliability improvement and other performance standards related to process and packaging systems. 
  • Supports and develops HPO (High Performance Organization) teams to ensure that information flow / communication processes, personnel development, problem-solving, goal-setting and process improvement (e.g. A3, PDCA, Breakdown Analysis and 5Why) are all integral parts of daily core work. This includes leading daily cross shift communications of relevant shift activities (adjustments, parts/settings changes, downtime, planned/unplanned work)
  • This position will be responsible for ensuring all safety incident reporting follows proper protocols; will ensure monthly, quarterly, yearly required training are completed for direct reports; will ensure required work orders are reviewed and completed daily and will develop actions from completed work orders. This role will also coordinate maintenance activities and people resources to meet operational objectives, monitors activities and results, makes assignments and leads the escalation process and decision making to drive closure to plant losses.



  • Five years of maintenance, manufacturing/ distribution controls experience
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and solve problems, ability to diagnose electrical controls and mechanical problems and resolve minor equipment and processing problems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, CMMS – CHASE/Maximo and SAP
  • Proven leadership experience with the ability to direct and support the activities of others
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form
  • Ability to effectively facilitate meetings, lead problem solving initiatives and deliver training (Safety, Food Safety etc.)
  • Ability to manage and participate in small engineering projects
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and/or mechanical drawings
  • Demonstrated experience managing a technical work group that spans multiple shifts
  • Experience managing and directing OEM representatives as well as contractors
  • High school diploma or equivalent



  • Technical degree/certificate
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) pillar experience
  • Experience with conveyors, pallet wrapping, transfer and inverter equipment



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