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Process Technician 1st 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 Process 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. 

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for the development, improvement and adherence to manufacturing processes on the floor in the manufacturing departments.


The Process Tech will focus on reducing variation in processes by providing standardized documentation and providing appropriate training concerning documentation updates.  They will be responsible for creating and maintaining process documentation to support production, processing, maintenance and project needs.  As a member of the cross-functional team they support problem solving activities with a focus on documenting changes and maintaining consistent and standardized documentation across the plant.





  • Audit processes, centerline sheets, and startup/shut down sheets for compliance
  • Collect and analyze data on line performance for process improvement and problem solving for downtime reduction
  • Assist with key loss point analysis
  • Assist Engineers with the development of new procedures and edits to existing procedures and validate temporary procedure changes
  • Coordinate TPM activity and participate in cross-functional team meetings
  • Leads TEO implementation and maintains system and equipment ownership
  • Drives execution of Technician training plans
  • Works cross-functionally with the teams on process documentation and standardization efforts



  • Acceptable attendance.
  • Meets standards in overall performance rating in most recent performance review.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 1 years of packaging and production experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and correct problems on a variety of equipment
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Demonstrated experience in Excel and PowerPoint
  • .Proven ability to train and lead others.
  • Demonstrated process improvement ability and leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form
  • Ability to work overtime/weekends
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a team environment



  • Demonstrated experience in Access

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.


<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; font-weight: normal;">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