Maintenance Team Manager


You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


We are looking to hire a Maintenance Team Manager immediately for our Spice Mill located in Hunt Valley, Maryland. 


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance



  • Under the general supervision of the Department Manager, this position manages and directs all Preventative Maintenance (PM) activities and provides leadership and technical expertise to the process and production departments at the Hunt Valley Plant.
  • Leading and developing direct reports while fostering a team environment.
  • Meeting or exceeding established goals (Process Reliability - PR%, cost, waste, safety, quality, sanitation, uptime, reliability, and CMMS performance standards. Plus, other performance standards as they relate to packaging equipment 
  • Serving as a maintenance resource for all Maintenance Multi skill technicians in areas such as Total Productive Maintenance techniques, Autonomous Maintenance, machine shop practices, lubrication programs, maintenance standards, & future packaging direction.
  • Supporting and developing McCormick’s High-Performance Work Systems (HPWS) Business Teams to ensure that information flow, personnel development, problem-solving, goal-setting and process improvements are an integral part of the daily activities
  • Managing training needs for the PM group to ensure that skill levels are managed and advanced as needed to support plant equipment
  • Resource planning, daily management, and implementation of key initiatives including TPM, Autonomous Maintenance, Effective Maintenance, PR% , Safety, Planned Maintenance, Annual Planned Restoration Rebuilds, & breakdown records
  • Identifying, analyzing, and reducing equipment downtime and repetitive failures and interacting cross-functionally to resolve issues
  • Working with teams to develop cultural and action plans to ensure continuous improvement throughout the plant
  • Understand the budgeting process to be able set a maintenance budget, forecast expected spending, and track actual expenses, with variance explanations.
  • Manage all safety related activities associated with maintenance work including, LOTO, Confined Space Entry, work Permitting and Contractor Safety.
  • Manage all quality related expectations, GMP’s, food safety, and assist with mandatory audit readiness agenda.
  • Collaborate on Multi-skill maintenance training plans to enhance the skills of Maintenance and Production Technicians.



  • HS Diploma or Equivalent required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of plant maintenance supervisory experience required.
  • Experience with consumer products packaging equipment required
  • Experience with mill roll maintenance, continuous processes, and Hammer mills desired.
  • Leading and executing safe work practices in a manufacturing facility
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills required
  • Demonstrated participative management and leadership skills required
  • Experience in a high performance and/or team building environment required
  • Experience improving Process Reliability (PR%) or Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE%) required
  • Root Cause analysis experience required
  • Demonstrated planning ability and understanding of business decisions based on financial, inventory and customer service indicators required
  • Knowledge of CMMS, SAP or other ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool required.
  • Experience managing projects through to successful completion required
  • Experience in a continuous improvement framework:

TPM, Six Sigma, RCM.

  • Food manufacturing experience preferred
  • Zero Based Budgeting experience preferred 



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