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Maintenance / Engineering Manager McCormick Australia Clayton South VIC 



  • Globally recognized company and brands

  • Excel in an environment that offers opportunity for growth

  • Friendly & fun working culture


What if there was a company who puts people first - people who take what they do seriously, but not themselves?  People who strive for excellence, have a great attitude, care for the safety of each other and our consumers, people who are innovative and lead by example - because these are the values necessary for a successful career with McCormick Australia.

McCormick’s Passion for Flavour is brought to life through our consumer brands like Gourmet Garden, Keen’s, Aeroplane, French’s and Frank’s. But more than this, we are passionate about our people and our supportive, high-performance culture - that’s what it takes to build Australia’s Leading Flavour Company!


Role Responsibilities  

  • Lead a team of nine fitters and electricians across three shifts (day, afternoon and night) and Maintenance Planner
  • Actively involved in H&S Committee ensuring maintenance are closing out hazards
  • Valued member of the site leadership team, working cross-functionally to support plant performance, deliver initiatives and foster a high-performance culture
  • Work with the Maintenance team to develop and deploy preventative maintenance program
  • Lead the execution of the PM Pillar as part of a broader Operational Excellence initiative
  • Involvement in capital projects in partnership with project engineers where required
  • Partner with Production leaders to drive the plant performance through effective maintenance of machinery


Technical Skills & Experience Required


  • Engineering degree preferred
  • Five years’ experience in a leadership role in a medium to large manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience leading and implementing TPM / Lean Operational Excellence priorities
  • Ability to lead RCA and support the team to resolve issues at the cause and implement solutions
  • Prior experience managing a budget greater than $1m
  • High level of technical aptitude
  • Ability to maintain calm under pressure and manage competing priorities


The Benefits 


  • Supportive culture that offers genuine work life balance
  • Global organisation with well established brands (Keens, Aeroplane Jelly, Franks Hot Sauce, Grill Mates to name a few)
  • Located at our new state of the art facility in Moorabbin designed to foster collaboration and flexible ways of working
  • Sensational location with on-site parking
  • Opportunity to get involved in innovation and sensory programs that enable our NPD pipeline
  • Develop in role and gain exposure to development opportunities through training initiatives, wellness and talent programs
  • Employee Engagement initiatives such as coffee vans, BBQ’s, Christmas parties
  • Annual bonus program
  • Generous Employee Recognition and Reward program
  • Company paid Parental Leave entitlements

How to Apply


If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please apply with a CV and cover letter by the 16th of September. 


Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you 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.

Note: We will not accept unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies/third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to line managers at McCormick.


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.