R&D LAB TECH II (Flavors)


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time R&D Lab Tech II, Flavors. This new hire will work at the Technical Innovation Center, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The R&D Lab Tech II, Flavors will report to a Senior Scientist.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 170 countries and territories, we manufacture, market and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce channels, grocery, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands with trademark registrations 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.


Founded in 1889 and headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland USA, McCormick is guided by our principles and committed to our Purpose – To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor. McCormick envisions A World United by Flavor where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand. To learn more, visit www.mccormickcorporation.com or follow McCormick & Company on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.


Position Overview

Core duties include compounding of liquid & dry Flavors, fulfillment of internal & external Sample request, general lab work and inventory maintenance.



  • Accurately Compounding Flavors
  • Safely handling Aroma Chemicals
  • Preparing and fulfilling internal and external sample requests
  • Shipping Samples
  • Ordering raw materials as needed
  • Maintaining up-to-date lab inventory
  • Supporting Product Development as needed
  • Assisting and Maintaining sanitation and lab organization
  • Communicating status of sample requests with other groups as needed
  • Communicating and following thru on formula revision requests
  • Keeping accurate lab records and data
  • Other tasks as required



  • A minimum of twelve (12) college credits/CEUs preferably in Chemistry / Biology OR in lieu of college credits, 1-2 years in Food manufacturing environment or lab and knowledge of food safety
  • Proven ability to safely handle and work with aroma chemicals
  • Proven ability to follow instructions
  • Solid math skills including the ability to work accurately with formulas, ratios, percentages, parts per million and decimals
  • Must possess strong teamwork capabilities
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities
  • PC skills required - Experience operating in a Windows environment, managing files and handling data.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution.
  • Ability to take instruction / direction from multiple groups
  • Ability to be self-directed and motivated.
  • Ability to lift 10 pounds continuously, 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally.




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