Health & Safety Coordinator


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Health & Safety Coordinator. This new hire will work at McCormick's Technical Innovation Center (TIC) in Hunt Valley, MD. The Health & Safety Coordinator will report to the Chief Science Officer. 


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 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

Responsible for supporting the Health and Safety program for Hunt Valley R&D. Coordinate health and safety practices and processes in accordance with McCormick Plans and Policies. Assure compliance with OSHA, EPA, DOT, and all McCormick safety standards. The role will require both day-to-day tasks and longer-term projects to be completed. Job tasks may vary based on risk and safety Key Performance Indicators within McCormick and Company, Inc


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and/or evaluation of multiple OSHA-required safety programs to ensure compliance with legal standards and McCormick Policies. These include but are not limited to Emergency Action Plan (EAP), Respiratory Protection, Fall Protection, Bloodborne Pathogens, Lockout/Tagout, Hazard Communication, and the Chemical Hygiene Plan.
  • Communicate progress toward safety goals and KPIs with the Leadership Team and the Americas Supply Chain (ASC) Safety Team on a weekly and bi-weekly basis, respectively.
  • Conduct safety inspections of multiple laboratories, pilot plants, and office spaces to include the creation of a formal report and abatement tracking system
  • Ensure that accident/incident investigations are conducted in a timely manner to include collaboration with the Americas Supply Chain (ASC) Safety Team, root cause analysis (RCA), and the implementation of corrective actions
  • Oversee outsourcing related to safety initiatives (e.g. consultation for industrial hygiene monitoring, fire protection, etc.)


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety or related fields, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Previous experience (5+ years) as an Occupational Safety and Health Specialist with 1-2 years serving in a management or supervisory capacity (preferred). This role is the internal subject matter expert for Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Understanding of leading and lagging safety indicators and the use of Safety Data to drive safety initiatives and promote best practices. Computer skills - Microsoft Office Suite
  • Requires strong communication and diplomacy skills with all internal and external stakeholders. Requires the ability to gain trust, confidence, and respect of all internal and external stakeholders. Establish strong working relationships and effective communication with supervisors and employees across the organization. Leadership skills with the ability to influence without a direct reporting structure. Ability to partner effectively with Human Resources and Facilities Management.
  • Experience in ergonomics, fire protection, and industrial hygiene


Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)





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.

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