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BELCAMP, MD, US, 21017

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Continuous Improvement Manager III. This new hire will work at the McCormick Distribution Center (MDC), located at 4607 McCormick Drive in Belcamp, MD. This role will be expected to transfer to our brand new distribution center in Sparrows Point, MD.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."


As a company recognized for its 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.




Under the supervision of the Distribution Center Manager, this position is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and functional expertise to the site on implementing a world class Continuous Improvement Program integrated with High Performance Organization. This position will be responsible for development, deployment, and coaching Managers for various JTE systems as well as support/leadership to regional pillars.



  • Execute the site’s continuous improvement program with responsibility for pipeline CCI tracking to deliver annual savings of yearly target.
  • Lead Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) program
  • Support site’s Journey to Excellence (JTE, McCormick term for Continuous Improvement) Masterplan to include adherence to standards in the program. Lead and support site assessments and audits. Connect plant leaders and site employees to JTE methodology and progress. Ensure the JTE digitization is deployed and executed per the Americas JTE master plan
  • As a system owner, develop and deploy standards and training materials for various JTE Systems.  Provide coaching to employees and their associated pillars. Participate on Americas JTE standards team, providing general input on JTE standards and leading standards development for systems owned. Support audits and assessments for JTE across Americas region as required



  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience and progressing leadership roles within Supply Chain and Manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to drive results using analytical decision making, building strong relationships, and direction setting.
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using JTE (Journey to Excellence) or Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) methodologies.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience of working in a High-Performance Organization



  • Six Sigma certification
  • Experience working in a High-Performance Organization
  • Certification within TPM operations


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