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 a Category Analyst  immediately in a Hybrid (50/50) capacity at our Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, Maryland. 


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



This Category Analyst is a resource to provide in-depth analysis to determine category strategy and opportunities.  The successful candidate will assist the category management team in the development and execution of category and brand growth stories, category reviews, shelving and modular plans, provide market insights through the collection of relevant local and global market trends and shopper research techniques.  This position will support the Category Manager II in all functions of the category management process.



  • Provide detailed category and brand insight in a succinct and accurate story format.
  • Regular and accurate business performance reporting.
  • Assist with development and implementation of assortment, merchandising and pricing recommendation for various accounts.
  • Category Team analytical & administrative support (Business reviews, database management, monthly reporting, etc.).
  • Provide market insights through the collection of relevant local and global market trends and shopper research techniques.
  • Engages directly with internal and external sales teams on category presentations.



  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Management or related field
  • 2 years’ experience in a Sales, Marketing or Analyst role
  • Must have demonstrated skills working on projects and analytic analysis, including brand insight and category planogram design
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Power Point, and Word
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication and organization skills, project a professional image, and interact effectively with all levels within the organization
  • Interest and ability to relocate as necessary
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills, with the ability to analyze and understand the data and then effectively communicate those insights to both internal and external audiences




  • CPG environment experience
  • Direct customer experience
  • Internship
  • Experience utilizing data:  POS, Retailer Specific, Panel and other consumer-based data providers


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