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R&D Lab Technician (Seasonings) - Hunt Valley, MD

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a R&D Lab Technician (Seasonings) reporting to a Principal Scientist. This individual will work at the Technical Innovation Center located in Hunt Valley, MD.

 

With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick.  McCormick makes every moment and meal better

 

As a company recognized for 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.

 

 

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Product Developers & Technicians with lab tasks / duties
  • Compounding seasoning formulas and applying to finished product as needed for tasting
  • Responsible for the preparation / set-up of raw materials, finished products and retention samples
  • Manage lab inventory of raw materials, snack base, & supplies needed to support daily tasks.
  • Precise lab record / data keeping.
  • Maintain sanitation and lab organization
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and as a member of a team
  • Setting up samples for daily sensory panel analysis of finished products and retention samples
  • Effectively communicate with related departments on projects and products as required

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • A minimum of twelve (12) college credits/CEUs OR in lieu of college credits, 1-2 years of lab experience.
  • Strong PC skills required. Experience operating in a Windows environment, managing files and handling data.
  • Experience in a Food manufacturing environment or lab and knowledge of food safety.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution.
  • Ability to be be self-directed and motivated.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize work effectively.
  • Experience following principles and making informed decision.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to identify analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to present information to peers in a logical manner.
  • Must possess strong teamwork capabilities, flexibility to adjust to customer demands including weekends and overtime on short notice.
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast paced environment with changing practices.
  • Ability to lift 10 pounds continuously, 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Solid math skills including the ability to work accurately with formulas and decimals.

 

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