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GRETNA, LA, US, 70053

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. Zatarain's, a leader in New Orleans cuisine owned by McCormick, is seeking a 3rd Shift Product Feeder at its facility located in Gretna, Louisiana.

With $4 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and food service businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better. To learn more please visit us at

As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick & Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families. Zatarain’s benefits include, but are not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), defined contribution plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. 

The Product Feeder position exists to feed raw materials to the production line in order to maintain continual operation of the production line.  Under the general supervision of the Production Manager, this individual must be able to remain fully attentive of their work surroundings while working at a steady pace to supply a continually moving, high speed production line.  They must be able to multitask and learn different work assignments.  Individuals must be able to adapt to various work assignments, must keep their work area clean and follow all safety and Good Manufacturing guidelines.  In addition, individuals must work well with others in a supportive team environment in order to meet production quality and quantity standards, while reducing waste and rework and minimizing downtime.




Perform visual checks of raw materials, spice mixtures and package integrity.

Following batch sheet accurately measures and adds ingredients to spice mixtures which blend and feed to the production line.

Maintains proper level of blended product in the hopper to ensure the production line has an adequate supply of product to prevent downtime.

Performs rework of finished goods or raw materials.

Assists in clean up of production equipment during product change over.

Assists QC with magnet checks.

Monitors handling unit tags by writing the process order on the handling unit tag, removing the handling unit tag from the pallet and placing in the current bin.  When pallet board is completely used, the handling unit tag is placed in the consumed bin.

Completes Sanitation Inspection sheet with Quality Control Technician on a daily basis.

Performs daily housekeeping duties in the work area and occasional housekeeping duties in the plant or warehouse areas including sweeping, vacuuming, collecting trash, washing walls and equipment.
 Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a consistent daily basis
  • Must have the ability to read, write and perform simple math calculations in order to accurately measure amounts of ingredients.
  • Must be able to work overtime on a frequent basis and on weekends as required by scheduling/production demands.
  • Able to communicate effectively and work well with others.
  • Able to work in a dusty environment with strong odors
  • Able to climb stairs and bend and stoop.

McCormick and 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: New Orleans