You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


We are looking to hire a Production Planner/Scheduler immediately at our Flavor Manufacturing Center - Manufacturing Plant in Hunt Valley, Maryland.


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Scheduler II on the FMC Materials Management Team. This new hire will work at the FMC, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Scheduler II will report to the Production Planning Manager.

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.



Under the direction of the Production Planning Manager, the incumbent plans, and schedules intermediate and finished goods materials. 

This position is responsible for maintaining appropriate inventory levels to meet service strategies and acts as a representative for the Materials Management team for other departments/functions within McCormick.  The Scheduler troubleshoots master data issues, support both short-term and long-term planning horizons and effectively communicates the information with cross functional teams. It is also responsible to support supply planning to balance inventory with customer service and plant cost.



  • Plans and schedules intermediate and finished goods on resources to meet demand, and shares accountability for production reliability of the production lines.
  • Attend daily Production Meetings and participate on project-based teams.
  • Troubleshoot master data issues within and between McCormick facilities, make data change recommendations and test data change scenarios.
  • Monitor schedule adherence/attainment and work cross functionally to drive process improvements to increase operational efficiencies


  • Proactively identifies complex problems/trending issues and drive resolution through root cause analysis.
  • Support cross functional team to identify capacity constraint and effectively communicate to Supply Planning and Commercialization team.
  • Must have a detailed understanding of the difference between Make to Order (MTO) vs Make to Stock (MTS) business and how it effects customer service results 
  • Work collaboratively with Supply Planning to re-evaluate customer forecasts and consumption/reduction issues that may impact customer service and inventory levels 
  • Works with purchasing to coordinate material availability, maintain appropriate inventory levels to meet service objectives, while managing rework, safety stocks, inventory turns.
  • Represent the Materials Management function internally and inter-divisionally to include SAP upgrades and makes recommendations as appropriate.
  • Manage master data to support business practices.  Initiate and submit the following reports: MMDCRS, NPC, Cancel / Supersedes, and Change Notices, etc.  run and interpret existing production reports in SAP/APO/BW. 



  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, related field, or 7 plus years of McCormick scheduling experience
  • Minimum two years of supply planning/scheduling experience using integrated SAP MRP system. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prepare detailed reports and analyze data. 
  • Demonstrates professional communication skills written and verbal with all levels of employees both internally and externally.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a changing environment, and identify/resolve complex issues with little support or guidance
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team-based environment
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in high pressure, sensitive situations



  • SAP/APO inventory management systems experience
  • 3+ years of experience working on cross-functional projects
  • APICS CSCP or CPIM certified



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