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B Shift Preweigh Technician

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Preweigh Technician in a Supply Chain Unit. This new hire will work in the Flavor Manufacturing Center, located at 11102 McCormick Rd in Hunt Valley, MD. The Preweigh Technician will report to a Production 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.

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under general supervision, operate batch processing equipment that are equipped with a manufacturing recipe management system, batch cards, recipe sheets, SOPs and standard work instructions. The nature of the work is team-based and requires a total task approach. The incumbent will learn and perform assigned tasks, depending on the specific manufacturing technology that is utilized across our manufacturing sites. This role will contribute to the achievement of company initiatives in order to meet our safety, quality, process reliability, customer service, cost and innovation goals. Work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, while operating, monitoring and controlling equipment, systems and processes associated with the Dry blending and pre-weighing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pull and stage a variety of raw materials for the production team according to batch card specifications/process instructions
  • Coordinate between production and warehouse team daily concerning any raw material variances
  • Return remaining raw materials after Preweigh processes complete according to warehouse specifications
  • Follow all instructions on production cards and daily schedule
  • Keep accurate production records and accurate reporting in SAP and report information daily
  • Inspect raw materials, in-process, and finished goods for proper weight, color, overall appearance, texture, labeling, packaging, and correct/report defects
  • Coordinate with supervisors daily concerning any scheduling variances and process improvements
  • Perform proper sanitation, housekeeping, and safety procedures
  • Help maintain equipment, reporting, and/or resolving machinery breakdowns or problems
  • Operate Fork Truck in a safe manner (Must be licensed)
  • Participate in all team/department meetings
  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to operate a forklift and other mechanical equipment such as pumps, scales and dumpsters
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • High school degree or equivalent and 3 years in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic computer knowledge in the form of data entry & proficiency in RF scanning
  • Ability to work in a dusty environment with strong odors and high noise/decibel levels
  • Ability to work in environment with frequent exposure to chemicals and cleaning agents
  • Ability to work in warm/hot environment or warehouse conditions
  • Adaptable to work overtime on short notice and weekends
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Attention a detail is a must
  • Must be able to wear appropriate required PPE, to include PAPRs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in food manufacturing
  • Exposure to TPM or lean manufacturing principles

 

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. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

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