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Production Lead- 3rd Shift


McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Production Lead on our Mojave business. This new hire will work in our Commerce, CA plant. The Production Lead 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 minimum supervision, ensures production flow. Oversees and monitors production to ensure quality and performs verifications and inspections of product and machines.  Responsible for documenting all department functions daily.



  • Fill out daily production for Production management approval.
  • Delegate production schedule given by Material Management Manager.
  • Oversee machinery is running properly.
  • Quality control including: labeling finished product and packaging.
  • Report any problems of damaged raw materials.
  • Responsible for employee counseling and coaching, in assistance with the Department Director  and Human Resources.
  • Interact with Distribution and Receiving department for quality and efficient flow of production.
  • Handles training of new employees through direct coordination of Department Director and Human Resources Department.
  • Researches and presents new ideas to improve the production operation.
  • Maintains reports that indicate condition of production area, flow of incoming raw material, finished product and employee records.
  • Audit GMP’s daily and report to the Director of Operations.
  • Monthly Safety Inspection reports for the Safety Committee.
  • Record all labor on appropriate Labor Sheets.
  • Insure that all required reports are turned in to the Operation Clerk on time.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed by management.  



  • Minimum of one year experience in assistant lead/supervisor role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Requires abroad knowledge of various processes, operations and machines in production area. 
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to work well with others, establish credibility, and be decisive.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a must.
  • Sound supervisory skills- people and principals.
  • Advocate team concept.



  • Experience working in a food/beverage plant
  • Experience working with GMP’s  HACCP
  • SAP system experience 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



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