Maintenance Mechanic

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 an C shift Maintenance Mechanic (10:30pm-7am) 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. 


Position Overview:
Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Team Manager:
• Completes assigned work orders and interfaces with production personnel in troubleshooting or design improvements
• Makes mechanical adjustments
• Lubricates machinery
• Diagnoses and corrects mechanical and basic electrical problems
• Fabricates parts as required
• Repairs and/or overhauls in-plant equipment
• Performs other general plant duties as assigned by supervision


Required Qualifications:
• Excellent interpersonal skills required to closely interact with co-workers in and outside of the Maintenance Department
• Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and manuals
• Experience in repair and troubleshooting of packaging and/or processing equipment
• Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze and correct problems of a varied nature on a wide range of equipment and
support systems
• Physical requirements require candidate to continuously lift weights up to 35 lbs. Frequently lift 50-75 lbs.
• Must be agile enough to maneuver around equipment, climb stairs, and go up and down ladders to reach various
• Ability to work overtime daily and on weekends is required and to have flexibility with shift hours is required
• Demonstrated working knowledge of CMMS
• Candidate must have knowledge of preventive maintenance practices
• Demonstrated process improvement ability and leadership


Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in a maintenance craft such as electrical, plumbing, mechanics, welding, machine shop,
or millwright


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