McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Change Manager III. This new hire will work at 24 Schilling in Hunt Valley, MD. The Change Manager III will report to a Sr. Director Global Change Management.

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."

As a company recognized for its 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
Under the direction of the Senior Director, Global Change Management, the Change Manager III position is responsible for managing cross-functional transformational change initiatives that support McCormick’s ongoing business transformation.
This position has responsibility for the full change management lifecycle including stakeholder analysis, change impact assessments, readiness assessments, sponsorship, communications, training, and reinforcement plans for high priority initiatives and/or workstreams within transformational programs. The position works closely with Change Leaders, Project Managers, L&D Managers, and Business Leaders to ensure effective delivery against strategic objectives to develop and implement change management strategies, increase learner/user knowledge and adoption and enhance the high-performance work systems needed to support organization’s short-term goals and long-term transformation strategies. Specifically, the position will partner with the Make to Deploy (M2D) and Distribute to Deliver (D2D) workstreams to provide Organizational Change Management (OCM) support as part of Program Leo. 


Key Responsibilities 

•    SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF GLOBAL CHANGE METHODOLOGY: Participate in the design, alignment, development and implementation of global methodology, standards and tools. Work as part of the OCM team to establish global McCormick standard for change management, including assessment tools to determine readiness, effectiveness and efficiency. Support defining the skills and behaviors needed to support a holistic approach that stimulates engagement for change and supports business and digital transformation.     

•    MANAGE CHANGE FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL INITIATIVES: Lead the coordination and manage deployment of change management plans to ensure Employees transition successfully through people, process, and technology changes. Act as trusted thought leader to Managers responsible for leading and/or engaging in major transformation initiatives. Give guidance and counsel through change management lifecycle and business readiness planning. Utilize data and KPI’s for measurement and tracking, proactively identifying risks/issues/gaps and maps mitigation strategies.     

•    DRIVE ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT: Drive ownership of stakeholder mapping and analysis, organizational change readiness, and quantitative and qualitative assessments to drive speed of adoption, greater utilization, and/or higher proficiency. Develop and implement comprehensive plans that enable individuals, groups, or an organization to transition from the current state to a future state, achieving intended business benefits. Execute change management roadmap that minimizes stakeholder resistance and maximizes employee adoption. Support execution of agreed priorities and deliver insights productively through stakeholder management.    

•    IMPROVE ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS: Identify patterns of behavior in organizations and develop solutions to increase their effectiveness during transformation change initiatives. Provide consultation and design of standards, tools, and processes. Engage and liaison with global HR COEs; participate on special projects or improvement teams as business needs exists; and collaborate and share insights.    

•    SUPPORT LEADER EFFECTIVENESS: Working closely with L&D COE, work with business leaders to help them improve and/or sustain performance. Support projects that may include new leader integration, team coaching, and process consultation.    

•    SUPPORT CULTURAL SHAPING: Utilize methodologies to identify opportunities to strengthen culture by changing thinking, behavior, systems, structure, and processes.    


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Psychology, Organization Design, HR, Supply Chain, or related professional area
  • PROSCI, CCMP, SHRM, or related certification a plus
  • 7+ years of business experience working in roles of Change Management, Transformation Management, and/or HR or Business leadership
  • Working knowledge of supply chain and manufacturing 
  • Expertise in M2D and D2D processes, culture and technology 
  • Expertise in implementing change management strategies to maximize user/stakeholder adoption
  • Demonstrated experience operating in a global environment, with understanding to different cultural norms and ways of working
  • Experience in business consulting for large-scale and complex projects
  • Experience in driving mid-size projects requiring advanced level project management
  • Demonstrated experience working on cross-functional teams to deliver results
  • Expertise in managing stakeholder expectations, including key senior business stakeholders
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Leadership skills, presence and credibility, strong judgment, business instincts and high level of influence and professionalism 
  • Ability to be flexible and agile and pivot to changing business priorities
  • Ability to navigate through highly matrixed work environment to achieve business outcomes
  • Influence without direct authority, diplomacy and tact, can build meaningful relationships
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation
  • Strong business acumen/savvy and understanding of cross-functional stakeholder needs
  • Able to work both strategically and hands-on to deliver results
  • Ability to self-manage and operate independently in environments that may not be black and white
  • Proven ability to analyze and resolve problems by applying technical experience and expertise to review precedents identify potential solutions and select the best and most viable course of action
  • Operates as a continuous learner, proactively asking questions, challenges status quo and making recommendations for improvement


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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