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SALINAS, CA, US, 93901

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a  1st Shift Maintenance Technician  reporting to a Distribution Center Manager. This individual will work at the Salinas Distribution Center located in Salinas, CA 


With more than $4 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, sick time and vacations.


Under the direction of the DC Manager or Facility Support Crew Leader,  maintains building maintenance and provides preventative maintenance.  Where authorized and/or trained provides maintenance to forklifts and other machinery that operates in the SDC Warehouse.  Maintains reports, records and documents on repairs and preventative maintenance.  Supports and engages in team efforts of a High Performance Work System.  Other duties as assigned. 



  • Responsible for maintianing repair records, building and maching PM reports and other documents. 

  • Troubleshoot air compressors, hot water heaters, motors, dryers, welding (mig.  Stick soldering). Welding of all types of metal, stainless and mild steel 

  • Using hand tool, power tools, hoist, crane and measuring and testing instruments.  Set up and operate drill press, grinders, saws and other metal working tools and equipment to make repairs. 

  • Work with Facility Support Crew Leader to obtain quotes on aproved requisitions.  Prioritize and perform actions on all work orders. 

  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and investigates to diagnose and repair issues. 

  • Responsible for repiars to building plumbing, valves, fire, vaccum, forklift and HVAC 

  • Makes contact and arranges visits for routine or preventative maintenance, equipment upgrades or new equipment.  Coordinates contract services to include, but not limited to maintenance, cleaning and security.  



  • High school diploma or GED 

  • Two to Four years of journeyman/mechanic experience 

  • Two years of experience of machinery maintenance-motors 

  • Experience with weighing devices, casing machine, conveyors, wrappers, electronic and electrical test equipment. 

  • Forklift experience 

  • Computer skills 

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis.



  • Bilingual English/Spanish 

  • Experience with Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) 

McCormick & Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other protected status.


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: Salinas