Process Control Technician


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Process Control Technician. This new hire will work in Hunt Valley Plant, located at 11100 McCormick Roadin Hunt Valley, MD. The Process Control Technician will report to the Engineering Technical Lead.


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.




The Process Controls Technician will be responsible for providing daily support of plant maintenance activities by, implementing solutions to solve operational problems on equipment that have been escalated to them from other maintenance support functions; supporting Focused Improvement initiatives; and managing other projects supporting continuous improvement initiatives.



  • Under the general direction of the Engineering Technical Lead, the Process Controls Technician is responsible for the design, integration, programming, and troubleshooting of Programable Logic Controllers (PLC), Process Automation Controllers (PAC), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), Servo Systems, Robotics, and Industrial Networks for systems to support productivity and/or quality improvements for process and packaging equipment. 
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of associated technical documentation and support technician training and development processes.
  • Lead or provide support of focus improvement projects.
  • Troubleshooting of various PLC and networking systems.
  • Provide training & support to EET’s, maintenance, and operating technicians.
  • Complete preventative maintenance on electrical, control, and networking systems.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation of supported systems.
  • Provide support for new equipment installations.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Technician training as electrician, electronics or controls technology
  • OSHA certification
  • 5 years of relatable work experience in manufacturing  
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair PC related issues down to the component level to include touch screen displays, hard drives, CD ROM drives and NIC cards. Ability to repair and / or replace components and subsequently load, configure, and parameterize both hardware and software as it may relate to industrial, process control PC’s and their related applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in small cross functional groups, deliver effective communication, meet deadlines, and lead quality/process improvement teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team environment
  • Demonstrated quality/process improvement capabilities
  • Knowledge of and ability to maintain technical documentation and drawings
  • Ability to work with AutoCAD to make drawing modifications


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.

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