Procurement Manager Packaging, Supply Excellence Operations and Business Engagement Partnerships


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 Packaging, Supply Excellence Operations and Business Engagement Partnerships immediately in a Hybrid (50/50) capacity at our Global Headquarters 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



This position involves leading and managing a team responsible for Procurement Supply Excellence Operations and Business Engagement Partnerships. The role supports the development and execution of Sourcing Category Management Strategies to optimize costs, streamline the supply base, add value to McCormick, and reduce risk. The procurement categories in scope include Value-Added Ingredients, Dairy Flavor Traded Commodities, Agriculture Raw Materials, or Packaging. The position requires collaboration with Business Units across Consumer, Flavor Solutions, and Food Away from Home.



Procurement Supply Excellence Operations:

•             Serve as the liaison between Procurement and the Vendor community, managing supplier performance through the Supplier Relationship Management Program.

•             Drive Procurement’s involvement in the Innovation and Commercialization Pipeline and Long-term Plan Strategies.

•             Lead efforts to improve processes and ensure supply continuity through change and project management.

•             Identify and develop opportunities for value delivery at the Regional, Operational, and Business Unit levels, contributing to McCormick’s Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Program.

•             Lead efforts to optimize the inbound supply chain related to lean and six sigma principles


Business Engagement Partnerships

•             Serve as the bridge between Business Units and Centralized Procurement Category Management.

•             Take an active role in developing and implementing Business Strategies related to the Procurement Operating Model.

•             Communicate effectively with Executive and Senior Leadership.

•             Contribute to Integrated Business Planning, ensuring alignment of Sourcing Category Management with all organizational functions.

•             Collaborate with Centralized Category Management teams to achieve optimal Total Cost of Ownership with the Vendor & Business + Total Supply Chain community.

•             Ensure high customer satisfaction by providing guidance and leadership for Procurement, Business Unit, and Enterprise projects.



  • 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 assess and analyze moderately complex business opportunities
  • Ability to deal with diverse and sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills
  • Professional-Project Management



  • MBA - Or other equivalent Master's degree
  • 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