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Maintenance Team Manager

Date: 10-Jan-2023

Location: HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

Company: McCormick & Company

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavour and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Maintenance Team Manager. This new hire shall work at the Flavor Manufacturing Center, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Maintenance team Manager shall report to the Engineering Department Manager. 

With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavours consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavoured by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better™. As a company recognised for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programmes and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing and paid holidays.



Manage and direct all plant maintenance activities and provide leadership and technical expertise to the process and production departments at the Flavor Manufacturing Center.



  • Leading and developing direct reports while fostering a team environment.
  • Meeting or exceeding established goals (Safety, Process Reliability - PR%, cost, waste, quality, sanitation and other performance standards) as they relate to the plant performance.  Responsible for performance metrics.
  • Spare parts process leader/owner and storeroom manager.  Power user and business process owner for CMMS.
  • Ownership of all facility & equipment maintenance and associated budgets.
  • Operation of maintenance storeroom.
  • Operation of wastewater treatment plant.
  • Supporting and developing McCormick’s High Performance Organization (HPO) 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 Safety, Effective Maintenance, supporting sustained levels of Autonomous Maintenance and delivery of PR% improvements.
  • Identifying, analyzing, and reducing equipment performance losses and elimination of repetitive loss events.
  • Leading teams to develop cultural and actionable plans to ensure continuous improvement throughout the plant.
  • Working cross-functionally to resolve issues.
  • Managing cost spending/overtime/budget controls and scheduling.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 5 years of demonstrated maintenance experience in a manufacturing plant
  • 3 years of demonstrated experience supervising maintenance employees in a manufacturing plant
  • Demonstrated experience improving Process Reliability (PR%) and/or Overall Equipment Effectiveness 
  • Demonstrated experience with a CMMS, SAP or other ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining manufacturing equipment
  • Demonstrated experience delivering loss reduction in a manufacturing environment
  • Expert troubleshooter and strong problem solver with demonstrated experience utilizing Root Cause Analysis processes
  • Excellent interpersonal, team leadership, communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently with strong action-oriented focus
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours across three shifts as needed to meet business demands
  • Management of projects through to successful completion



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electro or another relevant technical field (Mechanical Engineering is ideal)
  • Demonstrated experience in a productive team based / collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated planning ability and understanding of business decisions based on financial, inventory and customer service indicators
  • Demonstrated participative management and leadership skills
  • Experience in the flavor manufacturing industry
  • Experience managing projects/improvements through successful completion, including contractor management
  • Experience maintaining processing equipment
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) process experience
  • Food manufacturing experience
  • Sustained demonstrated leadership within a high performance environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of at least one other functional area (outside of current discipline)


McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants shall 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. 



Nearest Major Market: Baltimore