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McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Project Engineer II on a NA Planning & Logistics Team. This new hire will work in Global Headquarters, located at 24 Schilling Rd in Hunt Valley, MD. The Project Engineer II will report to a Senior Manager Distribution Strategy.

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.



Position Overview

The primary purpose of the project engineer is to develop, lead, and execute capital and expense projects in a manner that follows all process and technical standards.


Key Responsibilities

  •  Project Management: The project engineer is responsible for developing technical proposals (solutions and options) to meet customer needs. The Project Engineer develops proposals into projects by developing detail technical scopes of work, corresponding estimates and schedules to submit CAAPs as formal request for project funds, work with the operations team on development of the business case, and influence the approval process.
  • The project engineer is responsible for all aspects of approved project execution, including detail technical design, issuing technical specifications and for following standard project management techniques, managing vendors, contract engineers, and contractors for constructions, remodeling and equipment fabrication and installation.
  • Project Engineer is responsible for system commissioning and ramp up (IQ, OQ, PQ) by following TPM methodology (AM, PM, EEM) as well as transition to operations/maintenance including documentation, training, spare parts and conducting post project review to measure results and document learnings.
  • Project Engineer provides regular status updates and other communications to all stakeholders up and down the chain of hierarchy. This will include stakeholders internal to the plants as well as external (i.e. sales, marketing, corporate QA, packaging engineering, North American Engineering, and corporate safety). The Project Engineer will have responsibility for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Provide technical expertise for systems and standards improvement and facilitate continual dedication to prevention of defects and comprehensive continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement the program of cost saving and energy reduction.


Required Qualifications


  • BSc in Relevant Engineering degree (ME, CHemE, IE, EE)
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience as project engineer in manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Experience in food processing, dry or liquid packaging, pharmaceutical, or chemical process a strong plus. Shop floor/information systems, specifically SAP, experience is highly desirable. 
  • Requires the understanding of project justification financial process (i.e. Return on Investment, Internal Rate of Return, and Life Cycle Cost/Benefit Analysis). 
  • Engineering knowledge - CAD, PFD, P&ID, pneumatics, hydraulics, Basic controls/PLC knowledge.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP Certification
  • TPM or Six Sigma experience


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