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Maintenance Planner


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Maintenance Planner to work A shift (Mon-Fri 6am-2:30pm). This new hire will work at the Hunt Valley Plant, located in Hunt Valley, MD.


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.



The Maintenance Planner will develop and oversee preventive maintenance and TPM schedules. The focus of the position will be to coordinate PM, APM and TPM activities, resources and materials, by proactively communicating with production schedulers concerning maintenance activities that impact production line availability and working with the Crew Leaders & Team Manager’s to coordinate and update schedule changes and resource availability. This position will accurately estimate jobs, define material requirements and update job plans as needed based on feedback from team members



  • Manage the CMMS database to ensure work orders are documented, executed upon and closed with the correct data entered into the system.
  • Ensure support for equipment related improvement schedules to include PM’s, APM’s, AM & FI schedules. creating a job planning package for all non-emergency planned work orders, submitting orders, verifying receipts of all requested parts for planned activities, assembling parts kits for Utility Mechanics,
  • Managing and prioritizing an accurate work order backlog and tracking costs for all planned work.
  • Technical knowledge of existing equipment to plan the work required to meet equipment reliability & process reliability goals.
  • communicating the maintenance schedules, generating reports, measuring PM schedule compliance and other key performance metrics,
  • Participating in meetings impacting maintenance planning; procedure development and documentation. The participating and leading Job Safety Risk Analysis and documenting all major repairs with recommendations for proper safety tools, devices, and work methods included in the planning of work. 
  • This position will require flexibility with shift and work day assignments to support business need requirements.



  • Five years of maintenance, manufacturing experience and/or maintenance scheduling and planning experience.
  • Basic understanding of the supply chain for maintenance equipment is required. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects and provide creative solutions to problems.
  • Experience in Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). 
  • Must have knowledge and experience with packaging equipment. CMMS experience needed.
  • Ability to develop reports to track equipment performance and monitor maintenance execution.
  • Intermediate to advanced capability with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Chase CMMS and SAP.
  • Excellent attendance required. Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, drawings, and machine maintenance manuals.



  • Technical degree or training, leadership experience, planning and Autonomous Maintenance experience.
  • High School Diploma/ GED or equivalent.


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