- Full Time
McCormick & Company, Incorporated , a global leader in flavor, is seeking a Crew Leader reporting to a Team Manager. This individual will work at the Spice Mill Plant located in Hunt Valley, MD.? 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 (TM) 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 and vacations. POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the direction of the Team Manager, sets the example of team leadership within a HPO environment. RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures overall performance of the team to include safety, quality, reliability, waste and sanitation to achieve business goals. Pro-actively encourages continuous improvement and daily problem-solving initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies. Coaches, trains, and ensures compliance to plant established procedures (including work rule, safety and sanitation guidelines) while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people. Ensures that all activities follow documented operating procedures and recommends updates to existing procedures as required. Coordinates & schedules crew vacation requests & overtime. Determines needs and conducts training required for new & existing employees. Ensures product meets quality standards Coordinates and participates in cross-functional problem solving and continuous improvement initiatives Resolves minor mechanical and processing problems and makes necessary adjustments to keep line running. Performs job tasks of other team members of jobs of equal or lower grades. Facilitates teamwork and coaching among team members. Holds meetings for production tracking, problem solving and team development. Conducts daily communication with Team Manager Maintain clean areas ensuring they are set to Visual Factory standards REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. Three years of manufacturing and/or industrial experience required. Demonstrated ability to perform changeovers and preventative maintenance on all production equipment required. Demonstrated ability to diagnose mechanical problems and resolve minor mechanical and processing problems required. Demonstrated ability to understand financial impact of business decision affecting staffing, product components and inventory required. Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Excel and Word. Demonstrated ability to pro-actively encourage continuous improvement and daily problem-solving initiatives required. Proven ability to coach, train and influence while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people required. Proven leadership experience. Ability to direct the activities of others Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills required Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking skills to determine risk assessment required. Ability to work overtime/weekends required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of SAP, Power Point preferred. Demonstrated practice of leadership principles required and formal leadership training strongly preferred. Demonstrated competency to operate all equipment in the business strongly preferred. Experience effectively leading and facilitating team and cross-functional meetings strongly preferred. 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.