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HR BUSINESS PARTNER I

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time HR Business Partner in Supply Chain. This new hire will work at our Flavor Manufacturing Center, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The HR Business Partner will report to the Director of Human Relations.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 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.

 

 

Under the direction of the Director of Human Relations this position acts as a strategic business partner to internal customers and their respective leadership teams in developing and implementing programs and initiatives that support and enable the organization's short and long range goals and objectives. Develops a consistent approach and process to implement HR programs and practices across Corporate Functions and/or Global Shared Services. Develops and uses both qualitative and quantitative analysis of data to assess business partner needs and external trends and develops recommendations and solutions. Position may manage or provide mentorship to team members.

 

• Provides consultation and direction through partnership with client groups to establish relevant functional goals and objectives; recruit, train, coach and mentor employees; support consistent adoption and adherence of programs, policies and procedures across partnership areas; identify and define employee engagement opportunities; and provide input into departmental structure & design.

40%

• Acts as the horizontal process owner to develop, implement and administer HR programs, policies, procedures and practices consistently across client groups in support of McCormick’s philosophy and core values (i.e., High Performance, Workforce Planning, Performance Management, VOE, OGSMs, Talent Management, Development Planning, Compensation programs, etc.). Ensure consistent adoption and adherence of programs, policies and procedures across partnership areas.

30%

• Drives HR process improvement, special projects and effective change management programs/initiatives from idea through implementation. Applies sound judgment, and considers global impact, when developing solutions.

30%

 

Qualifications

Description

Level of Education and Discipline

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Psychology or related field.

Certification and/or Licenses

 

Experience - functional/industry/commercial knowledge, business acumen

6-8 years of professional experience in HR or closely related field. 2-3 years of leadership responsibility. Must understand and appreciate cross-functional, global support services in order to be a successful business partner. Possesses sound knowledge of key State and Federal laws relevant to employment practices, and the ability to apply this knowledge when formulating recommendations and solutions.

Interpersonal Skills - leadership, interactions, communication, influence

Very strong interpersonal and relationship building skills. Developed, polished communication skills (written and oral). Conveys credibility in order to influence and appropriately challenge business decisions; escalates concerns as necessary. Ability to present complex information and represent HR function in a variety of meetings, both internally and externally. Varied from employees, managers, leadership team, customers, vendors, etc. Position requires very high level of interaction across all functions and employees within business.

Other Skills and HPO Competencies

Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills. Ability to manage projects and people, and organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Strong personal/team leadership and business sense. Strong customer focus. Strong ethical behavior and professional maturity.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications

Description

Level of Education and Discipline

 

Certification and/or Licenses

PHR/SPHR/GPHR

Experience - functional/industry/commercial knowledge, business acumen

 

Interpersonal Skills - leadership, interactions, communication, influence

 

Other Skills and HPO Competencies

 

 

Dimension

Provides HR support and leadership to 130-150 employees directly and indirectly up to 500 employees within a global, matrixed organization. High degree of independent problem solving required to accurately make a variety of decisions that arise from day to day issues. Utilizing analytical ability, translates business strategies and issues into appropriate HR actions in accordance with High Performance.Requires consistent interpretation of policies and procedures. Problems range from simple to complex. Requires the ability to make decisions or recommendations - often with ambiguous or incomplete information - based on judgment and prior experience. High touch position with all levels in the organization.Position impacts business by demonstrated HR expertise to influence client group decisions.Effective, timely support ensures smooth business operations. Impact affects whole organization, team and HR function as support is across all business functions.

 

 

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. 

 

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WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

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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