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IT Lead, Procure-To-Pay (HYBRID)


McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time IT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP CONSULTANT I on a Program Leo - Business Transformation supporting a major industrial customer. This new hire will work in Global HQ, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The IT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP CONSULTANT I will report to a VP IT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS. 


With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better


As a company recognized for 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


  • This position acts as the primary liaison to business workstream leaders and uses in-depth knowledge of our applications and tools to facilitate the optimization of business unit performance by enhancing the alignment between business process and information technology.
  • The IT Business Relationship Consultant I is responsible for solution identification and design, translating business needs and objectives into solutions and technology roadmaps and solution delivery for assigned area.
  • Primary focus is to shape global business processes to align with leading practice capabilities, whenever a competitive advantage is not required. This position serves as the top functional or technical
  • consultant on all projects touching their area of expertise.
  • On all but the largest projects, incumbent may act as the IT Project Manager. The incumbent also has functional and technical expertise in multiple technical areas (EDI, Workflow, BW, Portal, etc.) across business subprocesses.


Key Responsibilities

• Business Relationship Management – Primary liaison to business workstream

leader to define solution, address business objectives, enable efficiencies.

Influence business LTP with technology acumen.

• Owns IT LTP in area of expertise. Working closely with steering committees,

business leads, BRD, internal and external customers, vendors and peer

companies, research, evaluate, and recommend new technologies to support

McCormick’s strategic initiatives.

• Seeking constant improvement opportunities and appropriately challenges

processes, streamline and optimize business and/or IT processes whilst

maximizing effectiveness.

• May serve as project functional leader, team member or IT Project Manager on

multiple applications, technology projects and strategic planning initiatives.

• For projects, formulate systems scope, estimates, and objectives relative to

business needs and project requirements, considering application of industry

best practices and new technologies.

• Participates in project design reviews for large (Tier 1 and 2) projects.


Required Qualifications


Level of Education and Discipline: BA/BSc - Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related discipline

Certification and/or Licenses: SAP, PMP

Experience functional/industry/commercial knowledge, business acumen:

12 years in-depth experience with 5 years expertise in more than one functional area. Minimum of 5 full life-cycle implementations, preferably including 2 with global deployment. Solution design experience across multiple sub-processes or SAP modules (e.g., Order to cash, procure to pay, record to report or SAP modules such as SD, MM, HR, APO, FI, PP, GTS, etc.) and technical area (e.g., EDI, Workflow, BW, Portal) Demonstrated ability to lead in problem solving process for projects and support.

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to build relationships, interface effectively with all levels of the leadership, interactions, communication, influence organization. Ability to influence across functional teams and manage relationships across multiple cultures. Excellent organizational and verbal communication skills; outstanding problem-solving skills and sound judgment. Capable of assigning work and monitoring follow through and output. Demonstrated written communication skills, specifically, documentation of system design, configuration, and process specifications.

Other Skills and HPO Competencies: Expertise in delivery, project management, process management and business systems requirements definition Knowledgeable of non-SAP tools used at McCormick

Dimension- Participates in projects, typically $1-10MM, with team size that can exceed 50 people.





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