Associate Project Manager III (hybrid)

Geneva, IL, US, 60134


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time  Associate Project Manager III.  This new hire will be based out of the Geneva, IL office working in a hybrid capacity. The Associate Project Manager III  will report to the Sr. Commercialization Manager.


You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance




Reporting to the Commercialization Manager II, the Associate Project Manager III is Responsible for assisting with the management of Marketing processes for new products, line extensions, product changes and product deletions. Supports the systematic "stage-gate" process for projects from ideation to commercialization to post-launch review. Supports cross-functional project teams maintaining documentation to track project status. Positions reports to the Sr. Commercialization Manager.



  • Create and maintain project timelines, highlighting and identifying commercialization risks and adjusting and workarounds as appropriate
  • Manage all aspects of product life cycle management, from commercialization of new product launches to discontinuation
  • Identifies and captures process gap issues
  • Supports regular processes to improve commercial execution & performance for McFONA accounts 
  • Collaborate with the Sales organization to put the customer first by internally managing new business opportunities & pipeline review/timing.
  • Lead cross-functional customer teams, build cross-functional relationships and manage supply activities at all levels within Purchasing, Supply Chain, Technical, and Operations
  • Support Margin Management by engaging in cost containment activities
  • Data Analysis as required
  • Support CCI initiatives and manage ad hoc customer requests
  • Commercialization activities related to activation of the Research & Innovation pipeline


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of project management experience
  • Ability to execute multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Critical thinking skills and proven business acumen
  • Ability to motivate others to achieve results and to deliver against commitments without formal authority.
  • Exercises discretion regarding data and sources, analytic conclusions, and smaller strategic recommendations.
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, motivate and influence cross functional teams internally and externally
  • Microsoft experience


  • MBA
  • APICS or CPIM certifications


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: Chicago