Procurement Manager II (Packaging)


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 Procurement Manager II (Packaging) immediately in a Hybrid (50/50) capacity at:

  • Global HQ in Hunt Valley, MD
  • McCormick (UK) in Haddenham
  • or McCormick (France)


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



Responsible for the assigned resin category and the development of strategies and programs to optimize cost, streamline the supply base, and add value to McCormick while minimizing risk. Coordinates and leads strategy execution activities for Direct spend in collaboration with the Global Procurement Manager for Rigid Plastics. Responsible for the strategic transformation of the assigned resin category for McCormick’s Global team, developing end-to-end business relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the newly formed Procurement Supply Excellence partners to ensure maximum coordination and a strategic approach to the category. Accountable for creating and implementing a best-in-class supplier relationship management program that delivers supply assurance, cost-effectiveness, innovation speed, financial forecast accuracy, and sustainability targets, creating a sustained competitive advantage for the business.



•           Management of procurement strategy 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 McCormick. Develops and documents in-depth knowledge of markets, supply chain, and suppliers. Assists with make vs. buy decisions. Conduct formal presentations as well as coordinate & conduct supplier reviews, inclusive of McCormick plants and corporate teams.

•           Owns quarterly financial forecasting process for assigned category to establish standard costs and provide explanations for price variances, providing the business clear visibility of the impact to P&L and balance sheet.

•           Subject matter expert in assigned category.  Responsible for providing resin market view and all cost elements impacting the entirety of Rigid Plastics categories globally.

•           Develop a supplier base with appropriate relationships to meet McCormick’s current and future procurement needs.  Responsible for initiating and maintaining Non-Disclosure Agreements and Master Supply Agreements to support business. Monitor and coordinate timely pricing actions with suppliers and internal systems.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study
  • 7+ years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience.
  • 4+ yrs project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects.
  • Project management/process improvement.
  • 3+ yrs managing, leading developing dynamic work teams.
  • Proven experience and results on major cost savings initiatives.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Thorough knowledge of industries for assigned categories.
  • Technical awareness in assigned categories.
  • McCormick product and business knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Company priorities and strategic direction.
  • Systems capabilities to maximize supplier performance and negotiating leverage.
  • Ability to assess and analyze moderately complex business opportunities.
  • Ability to deal with diverse and sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills


  • MBA, or other equivalent Master's degree
  • CPM or APICS certification
  • 5+ years of direct packaging purchasing experience
  • 5+ years of rigid plastics purchasing experience






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.

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