Process Controls Engineer


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 hiring immediately for a Controls Engineer.


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


Position Overview:

As a Controls Engineer, you will be working in a manufacturing environment, supporting and managing improvement projects and activities on our process and packaging equipment. You’ll work using different types of PLC, HMI, and VFDs and work closely with our manufacturing and operations teams. The types of equipment you’ll be working on are blending, processing, and packaging machines that process the spices and extracts that you likely use in your own home.



Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineer

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant production and/or engineering in a manufacturing plant. 
  • Knowledge of industrial controls equipment, including PCs, PLCs, HMIs, VFDs, servo drives, field instrumentation, vision systems, and industrial communication devices/protocols
  • Knowledge of manufacturing/production metrics such as OEE, DPM, etc.
  • Experience with TPM, Six Sigma, or similar continuous improvement systems preferred
  • Experience in food or pharmaceutical manufacturing industry preferred


We’re a global company, so no matter where we work, from Maryland to Melbourne to Mexico City, and every region in between. Join us as we Make the Future of Flavor together!


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