Maintenance Coordinator


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 Maintenance Coordinator  immediatelyfor our plant located in Southbend, IN.


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




  • Acceptable attendance required.  (Written warning or probation will be an automatic disqualifier.  Attendance may be reviewed after interviewing for position).
  • Meets standards in overall performance rating in most recent performance review.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Strong computer literacy skills required (MS Word, Excel, MS Teams, PowerPoint, SAP, Chase).
  • Superior planning, organization, and analytical skills required.
  • Professional, resourceful, proactive, and attention to detail, required. Must be capable of multitasking.
  • Technical understanding of the equipment and processes in the South Bend Facility.
  • Ability to provide feedback and hold accountability is a must.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form required.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations, required.
  • Must be flexible to rotate on all three shifts and overtime/weekends as necessary, required.
  • Provide direction to both internal team members and external contractors. 




With the support of the Maintenance Team Manager, the Maintenance Coordinator’s responsibilities include managing outside contractors and the strategic predictive/preventative maintenance programs, building a robust and highly functioning process using aggressive planning/scheduling techniques to achieve results that drive increases in Safety, Quality, PR and PR loss due to breakdown.  A detailed list of the Maintenance Coordinator’s responsibilities is below:


  • Results ownership:  supports plant and department OGSM’s and targets in support of Process Reliability
  • Supports production lines in achieving goals for PR, safety, quality, and service
  • Actively participates in CI initiative
  • Work Order Administration: Develop and implement work order processes. Report on and drive improvement of KPI's by reviewing completed work orders, identifying reoccurring issues, trends, training opportunities or required follow-ups. Audit and Maintain the CMMS.  Develops predictive/preventative maintenance schedules by identifying and evaluating least-cost alternative schedules based on availability and location of parts, tools, supplies, crew skills, and machine downtime.
  • Improves maintenance operations by reviewing production records, analyzing prevention and repair costs and time; identify problems and trends while recommending new approaches.
  • Assists in meeting maintenance budgeting by entering and tracking materials and labor expenses.
  • Summarizes data and trends and create monthly reporting metrics.
  • May need  assist in receiving duties for incoming parts:  validate received parts to packing slips, filing of packing slips, entering data into CMMS/SAP systems.
  • Actively participates in all plant safety initiatives (JSA, Equipment Risk Assessment)
  • Incorporates and supports McCormick GMP’s and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Understands and promotes McCormick’s Plant Principles.
  • Assists with planning and coordinating maintenance projects, including attaining estimates and scheduling labor, materials, and contractors.
  • Coordinates buildings and grounds support by managing outside contractors (Sprinkler, lawn care, snow removal, etc.)
  • Coordinates and manages vendors on site to ensure work is being completed according to scope, specification, and timeliness while ensuring all McCormick safety rules are being followed.
  • Manages the purchase order process for all service work/repair for the Maintenance Department, from purchase requisition creation to invoice approvals in SAP.
  • Reviews timekeeping and validates before Team Manager approval.
  • Coordinates and manages work orders resulting from any external or internal plant audit and subsequent work orders found during preventative maintenance activities.
  • Maintains audit readiness with files in regards to calibrations, service records, fire systems, contractor safety forms, contractor confidentiality records, hot work permits, etc.
  • Develops and manages weekly technician work schedules across three shifts and potential weekend work, constantly communicating with maintenance team, operations, and planning to stay ahead of potential changes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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: South Bend