R&D Lab Tech III


You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


We are looking to hire a R&D Lab Tech III immediately at our Technical Innovation Center in Hunt Valley, Maryland. 


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance



The Lab Tech III will assist in the development of new products and line extensions as well as support our existing line of products through cost reduction and product improvement projects.  The successful candidate will provide support to the production plants with product or process issues.  Additionally, this position conducts product demos to Marketing which includes preparing food from recipes and evaluates competitive products.

  • Assist in developing wet and dry formulas, ingredient statements and in-process specifications, sourcing/approving raw materials and general lab maintenance.
  • Independently plans for and executes projects with limited supervision.
  • Conducts internal taste tests for product evaluation and demoing to Marketing.
  • Interacts with both McCormick R&D employees and outside (of McCormick R&D) sources to accomplish assigned projects.
  • Participates in selection of appropriate equipment/instrumentation and laboratory supplies.
  • Independent and unsupervised visits to production facilities (In Hunt Valley) to supervise trial batches and MAC trials.
  • Orders and replenishes lab raw material inventories
  • Obtain, record, and maintain raw material and formula data.



  • 3 years lab experience (it can be a combination work and college) 
  • High School Diploma and 24 college credits/CEUs in math/science  
  • Advanced Lab skills
  • Ability to thoroughly investigate problems, identify potential solutions and making recommendations to supervisor.
  • Ability to prioritize work with minimum supervision and work well under pressure.
  • Analytical skills
  • Good oral and written communication and decision making skills
  • Advanced PC skills



  • Bachelor degree in a science field (Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, etc..) 
  • Experience in working in a New Product Development lab environment.
  • Experience in working with SAP and DevEx formula management system.




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