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McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Machine Operator on our Mojave business. This new hire will work in our Commerce, CA plant. The Machine Operator will report to the Operations Team Manager.

With more than $4 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™. The Mojave business unit manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the Hispanic Community - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.

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.


Under the general direction of the Operations Team Manager, the Machine Operator will be responsible for operating automatic pod machine to perform efficiently and achieve specified results.



        • Monitor product flow from load station to packaging machines.
  • Clear product jams at form shoot, chimneys and scales.
  • Add and change packaging film.
  • Make operational adjustments to maintain proper machine rates and packaging quality.
  • Perform machine and product changeovers accurately in standard allocated time for individual lines.
  • Monitor, operate and changeover code daters, printers and labelers.
  • Monitor and consistently maintain below 1% film waste 
  • Monitor and adjust scales to ensure proper weights.
  • Complete required production / quality documentation; startup inspection, accurately calculate run time, quality inspections, efficiencies and cases produced.
  • Always maintain a sanitary work environment.
  • Ensure that work areas are clean and that Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) are fully complied with.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety programs and maintain hazard free work areas.
  • Responsible for the operator preventative maintenance schedule of the machinery as per OEM specification.
    • Cleaning, Lubing, adjustments, inspection of centerlines at start up,    
  • Responsible for the manufacture of safe, legal and quality product.
  • Must be able to adjust own work schedule in order to maintain a 2-shift operation (may require overtime as operation requires).
  • Be able to effectively communicate with team members to support a self-directed work environment.
  • Use sound judgment in exercising caution to insure personal safety and the safety of others.



  • Minimum education of High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing in a similar production environment.
  • Must demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Must possess a solid mechanical aptitude combined with technical training and/or the equivalent in manufacturing experience (preferably in food manufacturing).
  • Demonstrate creative troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Must regard safety as a core value; must serve as role model for other employees and encourage adherence to safety practices, policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to actively contribute in a team based environment, encourage open communication and positive interaction with peers and management to effectively reach a common goal.
  • Must have a strong service and quality focus, be able to address issues effectively when problems arise, and take initiative to understand root cause then communicate to lead/management
  • Must have a strong detail orientation and be able to follow written and oral instruction.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills


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: Los Angeles