Utility Mechanic

Sparrows Point, MD, US, 21219

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 an Utility Mechanic immediately for the MMC located in Sparrow's Point, MD. 


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



  • Maintain distribution equipment in multiple departments and is responsible for the complete maintenance and inspection on individual pieces of equipment.
  • General building and facilities related activities
  • Work in a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) environment and be familiar with automated equipment.
  • Lubricate, maintain and evaluate equipment for proper adjustment.
  • Diagnose and correct mechanical issues as well as to overhaul equipment using shop machinery.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and general maintenance as required on production equipment and will lead Autonomous Maintenance events.
  • Monitor and approve all maintenance data entries on an ongoing basis during the shift and perform handoffs before and after the shift with maintenance and production counterparts.
  • Spend 90% of the time on the floor supporting production and will utilize available line time and resources to complete work during regular hours.
  • Identify constant improvements while maintaining and improving preventative maintenance sheets and daily checklists with specific actionable information.
  • This position will require flexibility with shift and work day assignment to support business need requirements and reduce overtime (e.g. one work schedule might be Sunday – Thursday).



  • Acceptable attendance required.
  • Meets standards in overall performance rating in most recent performance review.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience maintenance crafts
  • Experience in repair and troubleshooting of HVAC and general building maintenance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to closely interact with co-workers in and outside of the Maintenance Department
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and relay logic
  • Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze and correct problems of a varied nature on a wide range of equipment and support systems
  • Ability to maneuver around equipment, climb stairs, and go up and down ladders to reach various pieces of equipment required for use
  • Ability to work overtime daily and on weekends is required and to have flexibility with shift hours
  • PLC and Industrial electrical experience
  • Knowledge of P.M. practices
  • Demonstrated process improvement ability and leadership skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in all maintenance crafts to include electrical, plumbing, mechanics, welding, machine shop, millwright and carpentry
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Hands on experience with new equipment installation
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of CMMS


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