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MANAGER, INTEGRATED BUSINESS PLANNING

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Manager, Integrated Business Planning. This new hire will work in the Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. The Manager, Integrated Business Planning will report to a Director, Integrated Business Planning.

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.

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Manager, Integrated Business Planning is responsible for the execution and effectiveness of the Integrated Business Planning process for the region. This role drives the decision-making process in line with the business goals. This individual will mainly focus on the regional S&OP processes and will support plant materials management to develop and streamline the plant level S&OP's and ensure connectivity to the other parts of the process.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Work with the sub process representatives to ensure that their current process practices are well-aligned with the goals of the overall S&OP process and Global IBP process design. Responsible for ensuring other meetings in the S&OP cycle are effectively driving business decisions at the right level. Deploys key meetings in the S&OP process facilitated by other leaders (plant S&OPs) and works with meeting owners to ensure sustainability. Defines the linkage between the various meetings in the S&OP cycle and ensures information connectivity across the meetings.
  • Responsible for leading S&OP Meetings in the region in order create a demand-driven, profitable supply response across the extended supply chain, considering both internal and trading partner capabilities balancing customer service (case fill, perfect order, or on time in full), Inventory (DOS vs. Target), and Cost measures. Partnering with commercial and demand teams to ensure the Demand Consensus process delivers an agreed upon, workable volume forecast (mid and long term). Managing the Supply Review process to deliver a cohesive response to the demand requirements. Responsible to lead the S&OPs, prepare all data and metrics for review, identify gaps and scenarios that must be presented and appropriately escalated, guide final decision making on open items and trade-offs, and prepare escalations to the Region Executive S&OP. Create the S&OP minutes, communicate key conclusion to stakeholders and perform follow up of the actions. Responsible for driving business decision on tradeoffs and making transparent risks and opportunities.
  • Lead change management and education programs to demonstrate the logic behind and value of adopting S&OP/IBP and conduct S&OP maturity self-assessments. Implement the roadmap for regional maturity targets and improvements in alignment with regional business goals. Measure process-related KPIs to ensure adherence and continued efficacy of the S&OP/IBP process.
  • Using global standards, ensures KPIs and analytics are tracked across the SC pillar and plan organization. Support the supply chain planning organization in all areas of continuous improvement and in the identification of opportunities to across the value chain to reduce losses. Identifies talent competencies and gaps. Support in the development of planning-related training priorities, programs, and content in conjunction with the Supply Chain Academy.
  • Using global standards, ensures KPIs and analytics are tracked across the SC pillar and plan organization. Support the supply chain planning organization in all areas of continuous improvement and in the identification of opportunities to across the value chain to reduce losses. Identifies talent competencies and gaps. Support in the development of planning-related training priorities, programs, and content in conjunction with the Supply Chain Academy.
  • Support the associated team by providing guidelines for implementation and execution of all S&OP/ IBP activities. Provide coaching, thought leadership, opportunities for personal development, and ensuring a continuous improvement mindset.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or related field
  • 5+ years cumulative experience in Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Logistics, Procurement, Manufacturing, Operations, Customer Service, or Supply Chain consulting.

    Experience with ERP (SAP/APO/SNP/PPDS Optimizer) & Advanced Planning Systems e.g. IBP.

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Power Point, Word.

  • Excellent analytical skills - ability to manage & manipulate large amounts of data & convert to clear business information. Demonstrated ability to analyze, trouble-shoot, problem solve and resolve complex issues required.
  • Ability to manage large projects and/or process improvement initiatives with cross functional teams using advanced influencing & leadership skills required.
  • Outstanding communication, organization, and coaching skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to comfortably present to all levels of leadership in and out of the Supply Chain.
  • Aptitude to take decisions and prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to influence and communicate at all levels including Senior Leaders.

 

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. 

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore