McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Change Manager II. This new hire will work in the Hunt Valley Plant, located  in Hunt Valley, MD. The Change Manager II will report to the Engineering Manager.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

Position Overview:


The Change Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of business initiatives using the Manufacturing, Analysis, and Costing (MAC), Start-Up Management (SUM), and Innovate To Win (I2W) processes within McCormick’s Hunt Valley Plant (HVP). This position will serve as a liaison between multiple internal and external business functions, such as Engineering, Operations, Safety, Quality, Marketing, Sales, and Commercialization, to ensure successful implementation of change through both capital, and non-capital, projects. To assist in achieving these objectives, the MAC Coordinator and Manufacturing Technical Lead report to the Change Manager.



  • Owns the Manufacturing, Analysis, and Costing (MAC) program within HVP and utilizes this process to assess feasibility of new initiatives. Provides input and guidance to external and internal stakeholders for these changes based on outcomes. Presents the results of pertinent MACs to plant and commercial leadership.
  • Support capital projects, worth up to $40MM, at HVP through ownership of the Start-Up Management (SUM) function of the Early Equipment Management (EEM) Pillar. Provide coaching and guidance on SUM methodologies to other employees as needed.
  • Participates in cross functional teams to provide manufacturing input on behalf of HVP for new Commercialization and Business Initiatives. These initiatives range from product reformulations, packaging materials changes, or new product launches through major capital projects and can be aimed at increasing efficiencies, reducing cost, or obtaining increased market share.
  • Maintain the Change Management program within HVP to ensure the successful delivery of projects and other change initiatives. Provide regular training to the Change Management process to employees within the site.
  • Set priorities, provide coaching, and monitor the quality of work of the team’s activities. Identify growth opportunities for staff and develop training plans in support of these opportunities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 10+ years’ experience in manufacturing, with 5+ years’ experience in Change, and Project, Management.
  • Experience in managing stakeholder expectations, including key senior business stakeholders, and maximizing stakeholder adoption.
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex projects.
  • Strong business acumen/savvy and understanding of cross-functional stakeholder needs.
  • Ability to influence decision making.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to negotiate/present to various stakeholder groups


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • 5+ years’ experience in food/beverage, chemical, or pharmaceutical manufacturing.





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.

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