Functional Solutions Lead - GBS


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 Functional Solutions Lead 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


Position Overview:

Reporting to the Functional Solutions and Enablers Director, the Functional Solutions Lead acts as a vital link between McCormick's D&A Hub and functional teams. The role's primary objective is to foster a robust partnership, ensuring that the Hub comprehensively addresses the requirements of functional teams. The Functional Solutions Lead represents the functional perspective within the Hub, contributing to the development of data-driven solutions and functional optimization.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with functional teams to gather and document their D&A requirements, prioritizing functional needs effectively.
  • Serve as a liaison between functional teams and strategic solution-build teams, ensuring seamless communication and alignment.
  • Establish feedback mechanisms to keep functional teams informed of project progress and solicit their input.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the specific challenges, goals, and operational methods of functional teams.
  • Monitor the delivery of data solutions, tracking progress and ensuring successful implementation.
  • Partner with IT to provide necessary capacity and capability for McCormick's digital transformation.
  • Participate ad hoc in GBS Governance and Functional teams as required.



  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with progressive leadership responsibilities
  • Proficient in collaborating with Regional Leadership teams to establish scorecards, KPIs, and Automation solutions
  • Technical expertise in Data environments, including transformation, models, and queries
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse regions and cultures



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Supply Chain, Finance, or a related field
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills to guide and influence others effectively
  • Proficient in analytical decision-making and setting strategic direction
  • Business acumen with the ability to manage ambiguity
  • Capability to translate strategy into actionable insights
  • Flexible with the ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently
  • Strong problem-solving skills, capable of leading others in problem-solving and root cause analysis
  • Fluent in English


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