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HR Admin


McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time HR Admin on our Mojave business. This new hire will work in our Commerce, CA plant. The HR Admin will report to the HRBP II.

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™. The Mojave business unit manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the Hispanic Community - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.

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.



Provides administrative support to the Human Resources Department on all personnel matters and assists with the following functions:  employment, training, benefits administration, personnel records maintenance, employee communications and safety.  



Under general direction of the HRBP II, incumbent will, through his/her own initiative:


•Filing, scanning, copying, to all employee, and maintain compliance files, training/projects as needed.

 • Catering in meals for working events and assisting for logistics planning for off-site events with the guidance of the HRBP.

• Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions, identifying more sensitive employee relations issues and escalate them to the HRBP.

 • Coordinate and lead initial orientations to newly hired employees (exempt & nonexempt), including HR/Benefits, Quality & Safety.

• Verifies and maintains I-9 documentation updated and files into appropriate file.

• Processes all EDD, Verification of Employment, and any state compliance forms requested on a timely manner.

• Compile and update new employee files to be maintained in an organized system ready to present for audits and/or claims as needed.

• Assist employees with time and attendance, contact information changes, benefits eligibility questions and process enrollment/changes as needed.

 • Coordinates benefits enrollment, including annual open enrollment meetings and communication strategy.

 • Assists in coordinating annual compliance trainings for managers and team with the direction of the HRBP as needed.

• Assists with coordination of employee events like general meetings, biometric screenings, end of the year party, employee luncheons, etc.

 • Schedules conferences by reserving facilities at local hotels and/or restaurants.

 • Back-up to front desk receptionist coverage.  To include- answering questions about organization and provides callers with address, directions, transferring calls, greeting and directing visitors in a professional courteous manner.

 • Friendly, attentive customer service is critical to this role. Able to maintain confidentiality and displays a professional and warm communication style. Have a sense of urgency to ensure tasks are done efficiently and timely. 

 • Updates/maintains training database for organization wide training by documenting training dates for each employee. 

  • Support payroll specialist with Payroll processing weekly and be her backup when payroll specialist is on vacation.

   • Able to pull reports of ADP as needed, re-set employee passwords and help assist with employee change requests for HRIS tracking.

Performs other duties as assigned.    

• Apply high level of PC application skills, including word processing, development of spreadsheets and databases, and presentation of graphic materials

• Exercise judgment with respect to urgency, confidential information and potential problems

• Proactive employee customer service maintain bulletin boards and file maintenance, general backup for HR Specialist role.




  1. Acceptable attendance required.
  2. Bilingual in Spanish required: written and oral
  3. Proven ability to prepare spreadsheets, charts and graphs and create presentations also required.
  4. Aptitude for learning new job-specific computer systems required.
  5. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required.
  6. Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing work demands, plan and organize work to meet scheduled deadlines required.
  7. Well-developed organizational skills, including paper and electronic filing systems required.
  8. Strong customer focus required with the ability to be approachable and helpful. Proactive and timely in responding to requests required. 
  9. Excellent attention to detail and high degree of accuracy in all work required.
  10. Ability to exercise discretion and handle confidential material and information required.
  11. Professional, positive, service-oriented behavior in all interactions required.
  12. Ability to anticipate and initiate cyclical activities required.
  13. Proven job-related, complex problem-solving and independent judgment abilities required.
  14. Must be able to complete projects with limited supervision required




  1. Experience with Workers Compensation, Safety and Compliance
  2. College degree or seminar training and development desired
  3. High school degree or equivalent required. College coursework preferred
  4. Minimum of 2 years and up to 3 years administrative/clerical experience in an office, business or related area required, HR Office environment preferred
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel required; Microsoft Publishing preferred.


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.


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.