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McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. Brand Aromatics, Inc., a subsidiary of McCormick, is fully committed to providing our valued customers with the very best savory flavor solutions. We intend to bring the highest degree of quality, service, and integrity that you expect—first time, every time. Brand Aromatics is seeking a Maintenance Team Manager at its facility located in Lakewood, New Jersey.

With $4 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and food service businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick Brings Passion to Flavor. To learn more please visit us at

As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick & Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families.  Brand Aromatics’ benefits include, but are not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), defined contribution plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.


Manage and direct all plant maintenance activities and provide leadership and technical expertise to the process and production and Brando Aromatics.



·         Leading and developing direct reports while fostering a team environment

·         Meeting or exceeding established goals (Safety, Process Reliability - PR%, cost, waste, quality, sanitation and other performance standards) as they relate to the plant performance.  Responsible for performance metrics

·         Spare parts process leader/owner and storeroom manager.  Power user and business process owner for CMMS.

·         Ownership of all facility & equipment maintenance and associated budgets.

·         Operation of maintenance storeroom

·         Operation of wastewater treatment plant

·         Supporting and developing McCormick’s High Performance Organization (HPO) Business Teams to ensure that information flow, personnel development, problem-solving, goal-setting and process improvements are an integral part of the daily activities

·         Managing training needs for the PM group to ensure that skill levels are managed and advanced as needed to support plant equipment

·         Resource planning, daily management and implementation of key initiatives including Safety, Effective Maintenance, supporting sustained levels of Autonomous Maintenance and delivery of PR% improvements.

·         Identifying, analyzing, and reducing equipment performance losses and elimination of repetitive loss events.

·         Leading teams to develop cultural and actionable plans to ensure continuous improvement throughout the plant

·         Working cross-functionally to resolve issues

·         Managing cost spending/overtime/budget controls and scheduling



·         High School Diploma or equivalent required

·         5 years of demonstrated maintenance experience in a manufacturing plant

·         3 years of demonstrated experience supervising maintenance employees in a manufacturing plant

·         Demonstrated experience improving Process Reliability (PR%) and/or Overall Equipment Effectiveness

·         Demonstrated experience with a CMMS, SAP or other ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool

·         Demonstrated experience maintaining manufacturing equipment

·         Demonstrated experience delivering loss reduction in a manufacturing environment

·         Expert troubleshooter and strong problem solver with demonstrated experience utilizing Root Cause Analysis processes

·         Excellent interpersonal, team leadership, communication and teamwork skills

·         Ability to work independently with strong action-oriented focus

·         Willingness and ability to work flexible hours across three shifts as needed to meet business demands

·         Management of projects through to successful completion



·         Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electro or another relevant technical field (Mechanical Engineering is ideal)

·         Demonstrated experience in a productive team based / collaborative environment

·         Demonstrated planning ability and understanding of business decisions based on financial, inventory and customer service indicators

·         Demonstrated participative management and leadership skills

·         Experience in the flavor manufacturing industry

·         Experience managing projects/improvements through successful completion, including contractor management

·         Experience maintaining processing equipment

·         Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) process experience

·         Food manufacturing experience

·         Sustained demonstrated leadership within a high performance environment

·         Demonstrated knowledge of at least one other functional area (outside of current discipline)

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


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: Toms River