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SALINAS, CA, US, 93901

McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a 3rd Shift Transportation Coordinator I reporting to a Team 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 general direction of Crew Leader and/or Manager supports all transportation activities.  Will serve as a main point of contact and will communicate with drivers, carriers, Customer Service, Transportation Planning and SDC visitors.  Works closely with Management, Crew Leaders and all levels of SDC staff to ensure delivery and shipment.  Anticipate and facilitate problem resolution on all shipment issues to meet or exceed customer satisfaction. 



Prepares domestic, hazardous, Signature Brands and export shipping documents through SAP.  Works with warehouse crews to resolve and correct in SAP; warehouse, delivery, or shipment issues in order to prepare and load shipments.   Coordinate with Distribution Coordinator to troubleshoot future shipments and deliveries and prioritize workload.  Communicate with carriers and drivers.  Ensure that all shipments have shipped daily, monthly and quarterly within SOX compliance guidelines.  Create outbound Will Call shipments upon contact by carriers.  Update multiple shipment schedules.  Email schedules and end of day updates.   Correct shipment or carrier problems if possible.  If not possible, create a temporary solution that can be fully resolved the next day.   Manages and posts inbound schedule.  Makes changes as needed.  Answers carrier inquiries regarding drivers, appointments, directions, or equipment needs.  Interacts with both inbound and outbound drivers.  Works with Customer Service, Transportation Planning, Crew Leaders, and/or Carrier Management when requested to help resolve issues or answer questions.  Troubleshoot hazardous shipping discrepancies by querying SAP for hazardous information, then identify and correct any potential hazardous material shipping issues.  Back up timekeeper as needed and run LMS reports and run month end reports as needed.   Other projects and duties as assigned. 



  • 3 years previous Transportation experience 
  • Excellent English written, verbal communication skills 
  • Proficiency in comparable ERP system, prefer SAP 
  • High School diploma or (GED), some college preferred 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel/Word 


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