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McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Global Buyer on a Global Procurement Team. This new hire will work in the Global Headquarters, located at 24-1 Schilling Road in Hunt Valley, MD. The Global Buyer will report to a Procurement Director.

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:

The incumbent is responsible for assigned categories and the development of global category strategies and programs to optimize cost rationalize the supply base and bring value to the Corporation while mitigating risk. Includes coordinating and leading strategy execution activity.



  • Establishes and executes strategies for their categories globally.
  • 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. 
  • Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Purchasing guidance & leadership. 
  • Engagement with senior procurement personnel to ensure category alignment with regional strategies.
  • Participates in the financial planning and forecasting process as well as provides periodic relevant market information and dynamics to internal stakeholders for all global regions.
  • Provides information to Regional Procurement for Level I & II Supply and Quality Issues; actively involved team participating in Level II Supply & Quality issues.
  • Develops and documents in-depth knowledge of markets, supply chain, and suppliers.  Assists with make-buy decisions; conducts formal presentations as well as coordinates and conducts supplier reviews.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study required.
  • 3+ years project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects.                                           


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPM or APICS certification.
  • MMB experience preferred.
  • 5+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience.




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