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PreWeigh Team Manager

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time PreWeigh Team Manager in the Dry Blend Operations group at the Flavor Manufacturing Center. This new hire will work at the Flavor Manufacturing Center, located at 11102 McCormick Rd in Hunt Valley, MD. The PreWeigh Team Manager will report to the Dry Blend Department Manager.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 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

  • Under the general direction of the Dry Blend Department Manager, provides leadership for the Pre-Weigh team within a high performance environment. Oversees the daily management of Pre-weigh and drives improvement activities through the development of people and processes. Has overall accountability for the results of the team.
  • Good understanding of procedures and concepts within own technical area and a basic knowledge in other areas.  Requires an understanding and ability to apply procedures and concepts of own technical area. Knowledge of other areas to the extent of understanding how they relate and interact with own area.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Team Manager is accountable for quality, safety, productivity, sanitation, continuous improvement and all aspects of people management for the PreWeigh team across the plant and supervises and coordinates activities of Technicians engaged in processing and/or packaging product.
  • Ensures that Technicans and Crew Leaders are trained and developed in the safe and optimal operation of equipment, as well as behavioral and leadership competencies.
  • Ensures that organization standards are met in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability, Cost, and Service. 
  • Interacts with other Team Managers to coordinate activities between departments and shifts.
  • Responsible for the development and performance management of team members.
  • Leads a team in a specific functional area in a manner consistent with the core beliefs and and guiding pronciples of McCormick's High Performance System. 
  • Utilizes coaching and facilitation skills to manage employee relations. 
  • Provides regular performance feedback and oversees development/training plans for individuals within the team and actively uses performance and development tools to document and facilitate improvement/recognition discussions.
  • Rewards and recognizes performance achievements and removes barriers that prevent the team from achieving goals.
  • Utilizes problem solving tools and methodologies to implement continually improve processes within the function and demonstrates a sense of urgency and tenacity to resolve problems and implement process improvements. 
  • Leads root cause analysis when required for failures that meet the applicable threshold.  Develops and ensures all functional procedures and best practices are documented and continually improved.
  • Directs and supports the daily management of the team to prioritize work and achieve goals and creates an atmosphere of 100% compliance to operational processes and procedures. Coordinates the sharing of resources to make the best use of existing skills to meet business needs. Ensures that procedures and scorecards are in place for the team.
  • Communicates effectively up, down, and across the organization. Creates a vision for the team that is in alignment with the Plant, Division, and McCormick. Communicates organizational and plant objectives, including the attainment of established scorecard metrics (safety, quality, reliability, etc.) and ensures that they are understood and linked to the team's work. Manages interactions with other areas to support total plant objectives. Conducts regular team meetings to share information and ensure two-way communication.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Individuals will generally enter this role with a combination of demonstrated technical and leadership skills equivalent to a minimum of 1 year of experience
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability. Knowledge of SAP or other enterprise resource planning tool 
  • Basic understanding of how own area integrates with other areas and co-ordinates to contribute to the achievement of goals. Some knowledge of how external factors impact the work unit. 
  • Uses judgement based on the analysis of information
  • Requires attention to detail in making evaluative judgements based on the analysis of factual information. 
  • Expected to resolve problems by identifying and selecting solutions through the application of technical experience and review of precedents.

 

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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