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Global Process Owner - Quality and Regulatory

ŁÓDŹ, Lodzkie, PL, 90-127

Position: Global Process Owner – Quality and Regulatory

Based: Łódź, Poland





The Global Process Owner (GPO) - Regulatory will lead efforts to transform and improve regulatory business capabilities within the scope of Business Transformation at McCormick. This leader will work with Executive Stakeholders, Process Design Teams, Subject Matter Experts, IT Business Solutions teams, and other internal and external partners to establish the vision and design for how the designated end-to-end processes drive standardization and simplification in McCormick’s future state. The incumbent will also work with IT Business Solutions Team to govern and ensure alignment across the Business Transformation, IT and Global Quality and Regulatory Functional Strategies.  This position will also identify and recommend the process improvements, policy changes, and technology enhancements required to achieve this vision. This role will also formulate a strategic quality and regulatory roadmap and work with global process teams, global functions, and internal & external customers to put these changes into practice. 




  • Owns Regulatory Business Processes globally at McCormick.
  • Identifies business capabilities necessary to enable McCormick differentiators and achieves the business case benefits.
  • Ensures consistency across functions and between processes.
  • Develop persuasive and impactful presentations conveying complex ideas in a simple manner; manage stakeholder expectations including global, executive audiences.
  • Makes business decisions regarding design of the Global solution.
  • Articulates global business strategy for the regulatory workstream with adherence to standardized global business processes.
  • Monitor milestones, deliverables, and budget; create visibility to program deliverables and escalate for efficient and effective proactive resolution of obstacles.
  • Identifies and drives the vision across the Regulatory organization of analytic processes and real-time reporting, working closely with the analytics team.
  • Works with business stakeholders on issue resolution and where required, the issue and decision processes.
  • Manages, leads and develops talent to ensure high-performing talent, succession depth and diverse and inclusive teams.  Leads and supervises assigned SME’s for designated process team support.
  • Demonstrates the competencies including strategic thinking and leadership, faster-decision making, personal accountability, actionable insights, agility to achieve objectives. 
  • Establish direction and provide inspirational leadership to program / project team members to generate momentum to build success.
  • Develop and implement communications, training, and change roadmap to achieve program success – including adoption.
  • Create and connect employees across the global organization to the vision, mission, objectives and measures of success for global and/or regional program deployments.
  • Effectively manage diversity and inclusion in complex global initiatives where employees and partners work across geographies, time zones, and cultures.


Leadership Competencies:


  • Leadership & Transformational Change Management.
  • Effectively navigates complexity to achieve results.
  • Agile, flexible and a change champion. Can effectively lead large teams through transformational change.
  • Creates simplicity from complexity to drive for results and guide teams to achieve.
  • Takes ownership of deliverables from start to finish.
  • Innovative; identifies methods and organizes approaches that are modern and will work to connect global audiences.
  • Knowledge of technologies, techniques and practices for the evaluation of business performance data; ability to analyze business performance using advanced statistical methods to justify and drive future business planning decisions.
  • Facilitates growth in program team members, encourages and recognizes performance for both results achieved and key learnings throughout the journey.
  • Manages issues through to resolution.
  • Ability to influence cross functional process teams to problem solve and manage escalations as needed, while remediating conflicts and challenges.
  • Drives standards across a portfolio of cross functional global teams, leading to consistency of operation and execution.
  • Facilitates effective quality control program exists to ensure smooth operation and minimal operational disruption.




  • 10-15 years of experience leading regulatory processes with direct continuous and process improvement experience.
  • 5-10 years in a leadership role and/or delivering complex projects.
  • Expertise with systems that support product lifecycle management, regulatory and quality processes.
  • Understanding of SAP Product Compliance and/or Selerant Devex solutions.
  • Experience leading, developing, and coaching employees and high performing teams in a virtual environment with a geographically dispersed organization.
  • Effective leadership managing virtual resources within a global business environment.
  • Extensive global program management and strong project management abilities.
  • Experience in delivering large scale global programs.
  • Strong collaboration and relationship management knowledge, skills and abilities to establish creditability and confidence with peers, leadership teams and external influences.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Science, or related field.


  • Global Quality and Regulatory functional experience within the food or adjacent industries.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Science, or related field.





  • 4 to 10 Direct Reports; Global locations.
  • Requires excellent problem solving and analytical skills as well as evaluative judgment based on the analysis of quantitative and qualitative information in complicated situations/networks.
  • Regularly works across geographic regions with Executives and Sr. Leaders in business transformation, sales, research and development, supply chain and finance to implement change or resolve issues.
  • Ineffective execution (transition, implementation and/or process improvements) of the Q&R capabilities and the Business Transformation Program and poor cost/resource forecasting/budgeting could lead to significant favorable & unfavorable financial impacts to business unit P&L's (includes US, Canada, Latin America, EMEA and Asia/China).




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.