HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031 MISSISSAUGA, ON, CA, L5S 1S7 Łódź, Lodzkie, PL, 90-032 LONDON, ON, CA, N6A 4Z2 HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time IT Lead: PLM. This new hire can work from our Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD, UK, Canada, Poland or India. The position title will report to the IT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP DIRECTOR.


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.





The IT Lead - PLM has workstream level IT responsibility within the Enterprise Business Transformation Program. He/she partners with the Global Process Owner and the Systems Integrator Lead to deliver the solution, acting as a functional and technical subject matter expert. He/she provides guidance to align with the program guiding principles and ensure the scalability and long-term supportability at the best possible Total Cost of Ownership. The IT Lead - PLM has managerial responsibility for the full-time IT resources in the Regulatory workstream.


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 Lead – PLM is responsible for solution identification and design, translating business needs and objectives into solutions and technology roadmaps and solution delivery for PLM, with a emphasis on Regulatory. The 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 for their area of expertise.




  • Business Relationship Management – Primary liaison to PLM/ Regulatory GPO and SI workstream lead to define solution, address business objectives, enable efficiencies. Influence business Long-Term Plan with technology acumen.
  • Owns IT Roadmap for PLM. Working closely with business leads, Business Relationship Director, 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 while maximizing effectiveness.
  • Effectively communicate PLM complex concepts and solutions to all levels of the organization and project team, including facilitation of decision-making and consensus building.
  • For projects, formulate systems scope, estimates, and objectives relative to business needs and project requirements, considering application of industry best practices and new technologies.
  • Provides leadership over program standards and performance as it pertains to solution design, deployment and steady-state, along with overall integration of processes within the PLM platform.  
  • Participates in project request reviews with Global Process Owner and Senior Global Process Owner.




  • BA/BSc - Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related discipline.
  • 12+ years experience with multiple full life-cycle implementation.  solution design and delivery experience across multiple sub-processes or SAP modules for PLM.  Expertise in delivery, project management, process management and business systems requirements definition in large global programs.
  • Capable of influencing, assigning work and monitoring follow-through and output.
  • Knowledge of SAP (including SAP RD), Devex preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in problem solving process for projects and support.
  • Experience with Agile/ Agile Scrum with tools such as JIRA or Azure DevOps preferred.
  • Ability to build relationships, interface effectively with all levels of the organization.









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