Lab Coordinator, Food

Geneva, IL, US, 60134

You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


We are looking to hire a Lab Coordinator, Food immediately at our McFONA site in Geneva, IL.


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance


The Project Coordinator/Lab Administrator will ensure proper support is provided to Business Units and other teams throughout the Revenue Generation pillar of the Flavor Solutions organization. This position provides essential support that enables the Business Units to fulfill customer needs in a timely manner. Due to the high volume of requests and McFONA’s customer centric culture, this position requires urgency, flexibility, and responsiveness. The role affords the opportunity to support cross-functional partners like Sales Operations, Sales, Flavor Applications, Flavor Chemists, Marketing, and Research & Innovation by successfully executing customer project routing and closeout activities, owning hospitality needs for Business Unit driven customer visits, and gain continual learning opportunities for personal and professional growth.


The Project Coordinator/Lab Administrator will report to the Senior Project Coordinator.


Project Routing/Closeouts: 55%

  • Facilitate customer request workflows in Salesforce from entry to closeout, primarily for internal customer requests.
  • Execute customer request closeout workflows in Salesforce.
  • Maintain inventory of materials required for closeout workflows.

BU Customer Visit/Flavor Heaven Support: 35%

  • Maintain inventory of materials required for BU driven tours & visits at McFONA.
  • Coordinate hospitality needs including scheduling meeting rooms and tours, procuring transportation and lodging, facilitating meals, and attending to the needs and requests of our customer guests and their BU hosts

Team/BU Support: 10%

  • Support Technical Team by updating standard requirements for customer requests, recognizing lab needs, and implementing improved ways of working.
  • Support Project Coordinator team as needed for appropriate coverage during absences.
  • Support best practices and processes across the BU’s for continued efficiency and process improvement.




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: Chicago