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EMEA Process Improvement Manager

Date: 01-Oct-2021

Location: ŁÓDŹ, Lodzkie, PL, 90-127

Company: McCormick & Company

EMEA Process Improvement Manager

Łódź, Poland



  • Lead process discipline programs in accordance with methodologies such as process deep dive lifecycle or process disciplines using agreed McCormick format/ templates and methodologies.
  • Incorporate and adhere to stage gate process in all initiatives assigned.
  • Use Data Analytics, Metrics and RCA process to drive out waste, help determine standards, as well as supporting process efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Partner, support and collaborate with the RPA team through detailed process and risk analysis of proposed processes for automation
  • Advocate and deliver against quality control in the form for quality assurance programs as designed.
  • Drive the BPL side of the Central Capabilities service catalogue.
  • Cover duties from a global perspective (US/ EMEA at present) and that of a wider Central Capabilities nature as appropriate and determined. 
  • In conjunction, alignment and partnership with the business owner perform and facilitate sessions such as Kaizen Blitz, Ideation Sessions, RCA, Sprint, etc
  • Support GE teams in their visual management journey in respect of either roll out or effectiveness programs.
  • Maintain and manage any session logs, scheduling and PI updates to respective teams 
  • Own the physical delivery and training for Process Improvement, RCA training, and any potential others as/ when they are determined.
  • Align with PI counterparts and work as ‘one team’ with fluid output of one PI methodology globally.
  • Work in conjunction and collaboration with the wider Central Capabilities team.
  • Champion and maintain all avenues of process discipline communication tools and forums to include key updates, insights and outputs of Process Discipline. 
  • Build network of Process professionals both internally as well as externally. Look for new ideas and innovation that can continuously improve our internal processes within Central Capabilities. 
  • Build and maintain strong influential business partnerships both within Global Enablement and Broader McCormick.



  • BA/BS degree in business, finance, or another relevant field OR sufficient experience in lieu of degree.
  • Fluent English is essential, any additional language will be an asset.
  • Extensive experience in process improvement and facilitation.
  • Experience in process automation experience will be an advantage.
  • Process design experience is a must.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Experience working internationally, and in a matrixed organization.
  • Experience working with customers to develop solutions to complex, global business problems.

Excellent relationship management, written and verbal skills

  • Excellent presentation delivery, and ability to deliver complex messages in a simplified and easily understandable approach/language.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and detailed problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle confidential material
  • Ability to exercise judgment, take initiative and work with various levels of employees
  • Excellent customer relationship management (with understanding of business culture) - including communication, change management and ability to influence and adjust at any level or the organization
  • Leadership experience of teams that are diverse, global, cross -functional, and cross- cultural.
  • Ability to set and deliver against agreed deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/skills at the same time
  • Strong technical aptitude and systems acumen, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.