Americas Procurement Director, External Manufacturing


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.


We are looking to hire an Americas Procurement Director, External Manufacturing immediately in a Hybrid (50/50) capacity at our Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. 


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



Provides expertise and management supervision in assuring the supply of materials, services and information is at the best overall value. Assumes overall responsibility and accountability for all procurement activity including strategy development, and risk management for their team. Provides input to the development of OGSMs and strategic direction of the Function.



  • Management of Procurement for their categories regionally. Leads supplier performance management through 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.
  • Directs the efforts of 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.
  • Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Purchasing guidance & leadership.
  • Leads change management efforts while creating true alignment & integration internally and externally. Acts as internal consultant.
  • Participates in the planning and forecasting process to establish standard costs and provide explanations for price variances at Division level.



Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study

9+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience.

6+ yrs project management, execution of large, multiple or cross-functional projects.

5+ yrs managing, leading developing dynamic work teams.

In-depth knowledge of commodity markets, specialist in technical/subject area.

Basic understanding of material functionality, material flow and handling to optimize supply chain effectiveness.

Good understanding of how own expertise integrates with the function and basic commercial awareness.

Strong communication and diplomacy skills

Professional-Project management/process improvement experience



MBA - Or other equivalent Master's Degree

CPM or APICS certification




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