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AMERICA'S PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time America's Procurement Director. This new hire will work at McCormick's global headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. 

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:

Leads assigned Procurement teams to contribute to the goals and objectives of the Function.  This is accomplished by providing expertise and management supervision in assuring the supply of materials services and information at the best overall value.  Assumes overall responsibility and accountability for all procurement activity including strategy development, and risk management.  In collaboration with the VP- Strategic Sourcing develops OGSM and strategic direction of the Function.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads the development of the strategic plans for responsible categories globally. Management of Procurement for their categories globally. Leads the negotiations of procured materials and 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. Global project work.
  • Leads subordinates to establish and maintain reliable sources of supply and supervise the negotiation of procured materials and services. Manages and develops personnel and recruitment activity to promote an efficient operation as well as assuring a high level of motivation and morale.
  • Leads change management efforts while creating true alignment & integration internally and externally. Develops and implements strategies to assure lowest overall cost while mitigating risk to the Corporation. Acts as internal consultant.
  • Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Purchasing guidance & leadership.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study
  • 10+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience.
  • 10+ years managing, leading, and developing dynamic work teams.
  •  7+ years project management, execution of large, multiple or cross-functional projects
  • 5+ years commodity risk management experience.
  • Expert in business processes with broad functional area knowledge.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MBA or other Master’s degree
  • CPM or APICS certification

 

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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. 

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore