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Mechatronics Apprentice

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 Mechatronics Apprenetice 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 www.mccormickcorporation.com.

 

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. 

 

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

 

Description of Position:

Zatarain’s, a leader in New Orleans cuisine, is seeking a full time Mechatronics Apprentice at its facility located in Gretna.  As an employer recognized for commitment to employees, Zatarain’s 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, medical, dental, vision, group life insurance, disability, 401(k), paid holidays, tuition assistance, profit sharing, and vacations. 

 

The apprenticeship program follows a dual training approach where incumbent will receive a combination of related instruction at local colleges strategically paired with on-the-job training.  Incumbent will earn a paycheck while learning the skills to become a Mechatronic Apprentice.

 

Mechatronics is a combination of skills and knowledge in electrical and mechanical systems, electronics, robotics and control systems.

 

During the 2-year apprenticeship, incumbent will attend six 8-week training sessions in school alternating between three education providers, i.e. Delgado Community College at Avondale campus, Northshore Technical Community College at Lacombe campus and Nunez Community College. In between school sessions, incumbent will receive on the job training at Zatarain’ s.

 

Upon completion of the 2-year apprenticeship program, incumbent is eligible to become an Electrical Electronics Technician.  Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Team Manager, the Electrical Electronics Technician is responsible for troubleshooting electrical problems that may occur with both Production and Facilities equipment.  This position performs electrical tests of equipment and maintenance for electrical devices.  This position will work collaboratively with Operations to improve the productivity and maintenance of equipment.  The Electrical Electronics Technician will ensure that electrical safeguards are in place and functioning properly for all electrical equipment.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED by June 10, 2019
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to business needs.
  • Must be able to work overtime on a frequent basis and on weekends as required by scheduling/production demands.

 

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. 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

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