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McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Sr. Procurement Manager on the Corporate Regional Procurement Team. This new hire will work in the Global Headquarters, located at 24-1 Schilling Road in Hunt Valley, MD. The Sr. Procurement Manager will report to a Regional Procurement 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.



Position Overview:

Responsible for assigned categories and the development of strategies and programs to optimize cost, rationalize the supply base and bring value to the Corporation while mitigating risk.  May manage subordinates.  Includes strategy execution activity supporting Direct and/or In direct spend.  Participation in the development of OGSM and Procurement planning activities.



  • Management of Procurement for assigned Indirect Procurement categories for Goods and Services – including but not limited to temporary labor, facilities management, 3PL warehouses, energy, marketing services
  • Lead negotiations of procured materials and services to assure optimal TCO (Cost, Quality, Delivery, Innovation) achieved
  • Negotiate contracts – work with stakeholders and Legal to finalize agreements that support the business
  • Initiate and analyze RFI/RFPs
  • Develops and implements strategies to assure lowest overall cost while mitigating risk to the Corporation
  • Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Purchasing guidance & leadership
  • Participates in the planning and forecasting process to establish standard costs and provide explanations for price variances at Division level
  • Participates and may lead change management efforts while creating true alignment & integration internally and externally
  • Acts as an internal consultant
  • Drive efficiencies and manage the following areas within the responsible categories:
    • Supplier management
    • On-time/In-Full Delivery (OTIF)
    • Quality Notifications
    • Vendor/Item Creation
    • Contracts
    • MOQ/Lead Time


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree is Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting or related field
  •  8+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience           
  •  5+ years project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects.
  • Proven experience and success in leading major cost savings initiatives and cross functional teams..
  • Excellent analytical skills and evaluative judgement in complicated or novel situations
  • Strong communication, negotiation and diplomacy skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in Indirect Procurement categories
  • Demonstrates effectiveness in leading Indirect categories, including but not limited to temporary labor, facilities management, 3PL warehouses, energy, marketing services
  • MBA
  • CPM or APICS certification


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