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Global Purchasing Manager - Professional Services

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McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Global Purchasing Manager - Indirect. This new hire will work at McCormick's Global Headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Global Purchasing Manager - Indirect will report to the Global Category Manager.

With more than $5 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

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: 

The Global Purchasing Manager - Indirect is responsible for the Professional Services and Travel categories and the development of strategies and programs to optimize cost, rationalize the supply base and bring value to McCormick & Company while mitigating risk.  The duties include supporting Indirect spend and participation in the development of goals and Procurement planning activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Manages all sourcing/procurement activities for the Professional Services and Travel categories globally as appropriate.

• Leads the negotiations of procured services to assure optimal TCO (Cost, Quality, Delivery, Innovation) achieved.

• Develops and implements strategies to assure lowest overall cost while mitigating risk to the Corporation.

• Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Procurement guidance & leadership.

• Leads change and challenges the status quo to drive process effectiveness

•Ensures Procurement capabilities are in place to support building McCormick infrastructure of the future

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•Bachelor’s Degree In Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or related field

•8+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience  

•5+ years project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects.                

•Proven experience and success in leading major cost savings initiatives and cross functional teams within a CPG organization.  

•Excellent analytical skills and ability to analyze factual and qualitative information in complicated or novel situations

•Ability to influence and interact with all levels of the organization

•Sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills

•Demonstrated knowledge and experience in indirect purchasing categories.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•CPM or APICS Certification

•MBA

 

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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. 

 

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WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

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.