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McCormick & Company, Inc.

Team Manager II

McCormick & Company, Inc. - New Orleans, LA

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. Zatarain’s, a leader in New Orleans cuisine owned by McCormick, is seeking an (Insert Position Title - Shift) at its facility located in Gretna, Louisiana.

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 makes every moment and meal better™. 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. Zatarain’s 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. 


As a business owner of the team, the Operations Team Manager is accountable for quality, safety, productivity, sanitation, continuous improvement and all aspects of people management for one or more production lines across all shifts.  The Team Manager pro-actively recommends and implements process improvement initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies, and process reliability.  This person supervises and coordinates activities of Technicians engaged in processing and/or packaging product and ensures Technicians and Crew Leaders are trained and developed in the safe and optimal operation of equipment, as well as behavioral and leadership competencies.  The Team Manager ensures organization standards are met in the areas of safety, quality, reliability, cost, and service and interacts with other Team Managers to coordinate activities between departments.  The Team Manager aligns and empowers employees in a way that excites and motivates them to meet/exceed common objectives.


Directs and supports the daily management and prioritization tools to achieve Process Reliability goals

Creates a cohesive organization across all shifts to include rotating through the shifts regularly to ensure constant and regular interaction, direction setting and leadership support with shift Crew Leaders and team members

Meets the needs of the customer 100% of the time while achieving key indicator results that support our strategic objectives, goals, strategies and measures (OGSMs) for a three shift operation

Leads failure analysis when required for failures (including near miss and actual incidents)

Participates in planning for technological and engineering improvements

Develops and ensures all procedures and best practices are documented and creates an atmosphere of 100% compliance to operational processes and procedures and continuous improvement using problem solving methodologies and established principals, including GMPs and other guidelines to ensure safety and sanitation

Pro-actively recommends and implements process improvement initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies

Creates and manages data reports, provide data and reports to Maintenance, Analyze data

Manages interactions with other areas to support total plan objectives (including, but not limited to; Materials Mgmt., QA, HR, Continuous Improvement, maintenance, etc.)

Leads and develops his/her non-exempt (hourly) direct reports while fostering a team environment, responsible for meeting or exceeding all production goals (process reliability, cost, waste, safety, quality, sanitation, and other performance standards)

Coaches and mentors non-exempt team members supports and develops McCormick High Performance Systems (MHPS) Business Teams to ensure that information flow, personnel development, recognition, problem-solving, goal-setting and process improvements are an integral part of the daily activities


BS Degree, ideally in Engineering, Food Science, Chemistry, or other technical field

Minimum 5 years’ experience leading and managing employees in a manufacturing environment

Experience developing, coaching, and motivating employees in a team-based environment

Leadership training and demonstrated practice of leadership principles

Demonstrated understanding of the financial impact of business decisions effecting staffing, product components and inventory

Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills to assess risks

Knowledge of packaging and processing equipment

Ability to alter work hours according to business needs

Ability to work a highly flexible schedule to support a multi shift operation

Demonstrated knowledge of at least one other functional area (outside of current discipline). Examples of how this can be achieved are through experiences such as significant project assignments, job rotation, etc. Previous work experience in other functions may also be considered, as long as the knowledge can be demonstrated in the McCormick business context

Management of projects through to successful completion 


Experience in the food industry or other consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry

Strong mechanical ability

Sanitation / CIP knowledge and experience

Equipment reliability (maintenance) experience

Experience with forming, filling, and sealing of flexible film packaging

Experience with change-over and Continuous Improvement processes

Experience at leading a change initiative or championing a major component of a larger change

Knowledge of SAP or another enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool

SAP power user with “go live” experience

McCormick and 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.

McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorhips upon hire or in the future.  You must be lawfully authorized to commence work upon being offered employment.

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McCormick & Company, Inc.


Team Manager II McCormick & Company, Inc. - New Orleans, LA, United States


Location: New Orleans, LA

Company Profile:
McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. It operates in two segments, Consumer and Industrial. The Consumer segment offers spices, herbs, seasonings, and dessert items directly, as well as through distributors or wholesalers to various retail outlets, including grocery stores, mass merchandise stores, warehouse clubs, and discount and drug stores, as well as supplies private label items. This segment markets its products under the McCormick, Lawry’s, Club House, Zatarain’s, Thai Kitchen, Simply Asia, Ducros, Schwartz, Kamis, Vahiné, and Kohinoor brand names. The Industrial segment provides seasoning blends, spices and herbs, condiments, coating systems, and compound flavors directly, as well as through distributors to food manufacturers and foodservice customers. McCormick & Company, Incorporated was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Sparks, Maryland.