Process Systems Technician, Materials and Process Technology


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Process Systems Technician to join the Materials and Process Technology team. This new hire will work at the Technical Innovation Center, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Process Systems Technician will report to a Principal Engineer.


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.

Candidates will be evaluated for the levels of Technician III, IV or V dependent upon relevant experience and skills. 



  • Under general supervision of engineers and scientists conduct pilot plant and laboratory experiments.
  • Configure and install custom equipment for pilot plant and laboratory research projects. 
  • Conduct maintenance and troubleshooting on pilot plant equipment and laboratory instruments.
  • Work with equipment vendors to diagnose and resolve issues. 
  • Collaborate with electrical contractors to install and commission instrumentation and controls on pilot plant equipment. 



  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a pilot plant, laboratory or manufacturing facility focused on equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. 
  • Strong mechanical and equipment troubleshooting skills.  Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.
  • Experience working equipment such as with data recording devices, motors, VFDs, pumps, thermocouples. 
  • Technical curiosity.  Desire to innovate and build new things. 
  • Ability to manage time and work independently with little or no supervision. 
  • Capable of creating documentation for standard operating procedures, data reporting and communications within the department.



  • Ability to read electrical wiring diagrams.
  • Lab operations experience measuring physical characteristics such as particle size, density, and moisture.
  • Experience working with laboratory standards and calibrations for maintaining equipment.


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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