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PROCUREMENT SENIOR 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 Senior Manager. This new hire will work in Global HQ, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Procurement Senior Manager will report to a Procurement Team Lead .

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.

 

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.
  • 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 internal consultant.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study
  • 8+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience.
  • 5+ yrs 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.
  • Thorough knowledge of industries for assigned categories.
  • Good understanding of material functionality, material flow and handling to optimize supply chain effectiveness.
  • McCormick product and business knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Company priorities and strategic direction.
  • Ability to deal with diverse and sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills
  • Proven project management capabilities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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. 

 

 

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