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Blending Technician 3rd Shift

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 Blending Technician 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. 

As a member of the Gretna Blending Team, the employee will:

  • Set up and operate all pieces of the blending equipment, open and add ingredients to blenders, as well as perform ingredient kit building tasks
  • Understand and follow all instructions on production cards and daily schedule (i.e. weights, label requirements, formula integrity, machine number, etc.)
  • Keep accurate production records; report information daily; accurate reporting in SAP
  • Inspect in-process and finished goods for proper weights, labeling, packaging, pallet configuration. Correct and/or report defects
  • Perform sanitation duties, proper housekeeping, and adhere to safety and GMP procedures
  • Help maintain equipment, report all machinery breakdowns or problems
  • Perform changeovers and wash downs (including chemical) of equipment, as well as change screens, assemble socks and clean totes, on an as-needed basis
  • Participate in team/department meetings, actively offering suggestions where warranted
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Basic math, reading and writing skill required
  • Basic computer knowledge is required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lb. required
  • Proven mechanical ability preferred
  • 3 year in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a dusty environment with strong odors and high noise/decibel levels required
  • Ability to work in environment with potential exposure to chemicals and cleaning agents required
  • Ability to work overtime on short notice and weekends required
  • Ability to work in a team environment required

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