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Training Coordinator

GRETNA, LA, US, 70053

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a Training Coordinator to work at the Gretna, Lousiana facility. 


With more than $5 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


As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.



Under the general supervision of the Training Manager, the Training Coordinator is responsible for developing training material by working independently or collaboration with department resources. They are also responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance, job specific, and other training is scheduled, delivered and tracked.  The Training Coordinator will be expected to work cross-functionally to maintain Training reporting systems and databases. This role is designed to assist in the development of sustainable training material and systems to eliminate losses as part of the High Performance Organization and Total Productive Maintenance framework. 




  • Knowledge of and ability to proactively recognize and report safety issues or incidents while maintaining a clean, safe work environment
  • Development of training material
  • Organize and coordinate classroom training events
  • Assist with the design and delivery of job specific training
  • Schedule, deliver, and track all regulatory compliance, company-related, and job specific internal training
  • Provide administrative support to the Training and Development Pillar and operations departments relative to training needs
  • Work closely with Safety, Quality and Operations to develop, implement, automate, optimize and maintain training processes to support safety, quality, productivity and efficiency initiatives. 
  • Actively participate as a system owner and methodology expert on the Training and Development (T & D) Pillar
  • Lead and/or Coach loss reduction teams in accordance with the established Training and Development Pillar standard to close proficiency gaps in coordination with facility loss analysis
  • Act as administrator for the facility SOP / Training Material database on the McCormick Sharepoint
  • Participate in New Department/New Hire Orientation
  • Review current qualification, proficiency and certification process, review with SMEs, make recommended changes
  • Coordinate Train-the-Trainer programs in cooperation with stakeholders
  • Prepare and assemble all materials (i.e., handouts, agendas, assessments) relating to internal training
  • Prepare and disseminate training completion reports, competency, and training effectiveness results
  • Perform other duties as required







  • Experience in training and development in a manufacturing environment
  • Acceptable attendance required.  (Written warning or probation will be an automatic disqualifier.  Attendance may be reviewed after interviewing for position).
  • Actively promote safety and identify unsafe actions and conditions using a principle-based safety approach.
  • Meets standard in overall performance rating in most recent performance review
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in Training, Operations, and/or Manufacturing fields required. 
  • Demonstrated strong experience with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required, Office 365 Tools.
  • Ability to learn and train others on the use of company-related or department specific equipment.  This includes the ability to present information in a logical manner and check for understanding to ensure transfer of knowledge. 
  • Ability to perform validation of training effectiveness using tests, demonstrations and other methodologies.
  • Ability to adjust work schedule by shift and/or work day to support business requirements.  May work scheduled holidays and weekend to support Planned Maintenance. 
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety guidelines, operating and maintenance instructions and standard operating procedures, required.
  • Experience following detailed procedures and completing accurate paperwork required.
  • Experience adhering to and following company, plant, regulatory standards, required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate written and orally with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to create routine reports, develop training and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group settings. 
  • Ability to maintain confidential information as required.





  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) operations experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Training or Production analytics
  • Knowledge of MS Project, MS Visio, SAP or other ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool
  • Experience with high speed, food packaging and processing equipment
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and working collaboratively in an HPO Team environment.


McCormick & 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