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PROCESS TECHNICIAN II

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Flavors Process Technician in the Flavors Department. This new hire will work in at the FMC, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Process Technician will report to the Flavors Team Manager.

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

This position is responsible for the development, improvement, and adherence to manufacturing processes on the floor in the flavors manufacturing departments.  Responsibilities for this position are to audit processes, centerline sheets and startup/shutdown sheets for compliance reporting.  The successful candidate will collect and analyze data on online performance for process improvement and problem solving for downtime reduction.  Other requirements are to assist with key loss point analysis and assist Engineers with the development of new procedures and edits to existing procedures and validate temporary procedure changes.  The Process Technician will coordinate PDCA activity and participate in cross-functional team meetings.  This position will also act as a training resource for new or updated procedures and for validation of job-in-series upgrades.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing process engineering support and project engineering guidance to filling, processing, and/or support departments under the direction of the Department Manager(s).
  • Assist a team of Technicians to maintain and create standard documentation for the various operations in the plant ensuring uniformity across departments.  Is expected to be current on industry standards and latest developments.  Applies best practices and ensures that they are approved and documented.  Critically analyzes processes/systems/practices to identify current gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Focus on cost reduction programs, process improvements, and engineering service requests as well as evaluation and recommendation of process capital improvements and automation.
  • Work with Project Engineering and Comprehensive Continuous Improvement to set appropriate documentation standards for ease of use in developing training documentation for plant staff.
  • Participate in documentation to support Preventative Maintenance, Autonomous Maintenance, focused improvement, and quality systems.
  • As requested, support new plant startups providing personal technical expertise and process team support.
  • The Process Technician is responsible for maintaining the following documents for the assigned area: Department Operating Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, Standard Control Procedures, All run documents including Yield Reports, Changeover documents, Process Reliability reports, and any supportive documents requested by department, Line Capability, All above documents for new projects and maintained annually for ongoing systems
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Meets standards in overall performance rating in the most recent performance review. 
  • At least 3 years of packaging and production experience required.
  • Strong analytical ability required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct problems on a variety of equipment required. 
  • Demonstrated experience in Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Proven ability to train and lead others required.
  • Demonstrated process improvement ability and leadership skills required. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form required
  • Ability to work overtime/weekends required.
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a team environment required
  • Acceptable attendance required

 

 

 

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. 

 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

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