Procurement Manager

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

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

 

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 170 countries and territories, we manufacture, market and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce channels, grocery, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands with trademark registrations 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.

 

Founded in 1889 and headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland USA, McCormick is guided by our principles and committed to our Purpose – To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor. McCormick envisions A World United by Flavor where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand. To learn more, visit www.mccormickcorporation.com or follow McCormick & Company on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Responsible for assigned categories and the development of 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 supporting Direct and/or In direct spend.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

•Management of Procurement for their categories globally. Leads 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. Develops and documents indepth knowledge of markets, supply chain, and suppliers. Assists with make vs. buy decisions. Conduct formal presentations as well as coordinate & conduct supplier reviews.

•Participates in the planning and forecasting process to establish standard costs and provide explanations for price variances at Division level.

•Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Purchasing guidance & leadership.

•Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Purchasing guidance & leadership.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study 
  • Project management/process improvement
  • Proven experience and results on major cost savings initiatives.
  • Thorough knowledge of industries for assigned categories. Technical awareness in assigned categories. McCormick product and business knowledge.
  • Systems capabilities to maximize supplier performance and negotiating leverage. Regular assessment and analysis of moderately complex business opportunities.
  • Ability to deal with diverse and sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience (preferred)
  • 4+ yrs project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects (preferred)
  • 3+ yrs managing, leading developing dynamic work teams (preferred)
  • CPM or APICS certification

 

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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.


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