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3rd Shift Flavor Manufacturing Technician


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Flavor Manufacturing Technician. This new hire will work at the Flavor Manufacturing Center, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Flavor Manufacturing Technician will report to a Team Manager.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."


As a company recognized for its 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.



  • Set up and operate all pieces of the filling packaging equipment as well as perform hand-filling tasks
  • Operate a small Spray Dryer
  • Understand and follow all packaging instructions on production cards and daily schedule (i.e. Weights, label requirements, formula integrity, machine number, etc.)
  • Keep accurate production records, report information daily and accurate reporting in SAP
  • Inspect in-process goods for proper weights, labeling, packaging, pallet configuration, correct and/or report defects.
  • Perform sanitation duties, perform proper housekeeping, and adhere to safety and GMP procedures
  • Help maintain equipment, report all machinery breakdowns or problems, and resolve basic mechanical issues
  • Perform all retain procedures
  • Assist in making basic, small blends, and emulsions
  • Perform sampling procedures per specifications
  • Operate fork truck in a safe manner
  • Perform changeovers and wash downs (including chemical, allergen, and kosher) of equipment
  • Participate in team/department meetings, offering suggestions where warranted
  • Responsible for disposal of trash and operating compactor



  • One year of production experience involving mixing/blending/processing or related experience
  • Ability to use logical thinking in performing multiple duties, often working on different projects at the same time     
  • Ability to memorize various policies and procedures
  • Ability to know when to go to higher level for a decision
  • Ability to read and interpret various formula sheets, printed/written materials, and computer screens
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Ability to perform basic math functions; must be able to write legibly
  • Ability to lift and carry pails of liquids (50 lbs), move containers over 50 lbs., hand roll 600 lb drums
  • Ability to climb ladders/stairs and bend/stoop to work around equipment
  • Ability to operate hand tools, high-pressure water hoses, and enter information onto a computer (touch-screen/keyboard)
  • Ability to work a full shift plus daily overtime (often on short notice) and on weekends, plus have flexibility to work other shifts or longer shifts (10-12 hours)
  • Fork truck license required or ability to become fork truck certified through McCormick and Company
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Ability to wear a fitted respirator
  • Ability to wear a PAPR/positive pressure respirator and to be physically able to complete annual pulmonary function monitoring and testing



  • High School Diploma OR equivalent
  • Experience in a computer-based system - SAP experience


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: Baltimore