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 Quality Project Manager 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



Position Overview/Primary Purpose


 The Quality Manager will provide general quality oversight and technical guidance for the PMO, Transformation Program (such as Program Leo) of all program deliverables and Artifact Lifecycle Management. The Quality Manager will work with the Strategic Integrator (SI) to establish and implement a quality assurance management framework, processes and oversee compliance to standards / contract. The incumbent will be responsible for assuring that all deliverables within their scope are defect free and compliant with technical & contractual specifications. Ensures delivery against Quality Assurance goals and objectives. The Quality Manager will be expected to bring industry standard practices to the knowledge area of quality management and will report through the PMO.


The Quality Manager should be able to demonstrate strong business and technical acumen and build a working knowledge of the future state of the program so that they can effectively perform their quality duties. This role will be accountable for representing the quality management process across PMO forums, reporting and acting as a liaison for programmatic communication related to the program execution.


Key Responsibilities


  • Manages day to day activities to ensure consistent delivery of quality solutions on-time, within budget, and scope (Project Management)
  • Review the quality of deliverables from the Strategic Integrator and make recommendations for the acceptance or rejection of these deliverables to program leadership as follows:
  • Develop, document and train on deliverable & artifact process in alignment with contractual terms
  • Perform review and acceptance of SI deliverables
  •  Coordinate with workstreams for review of deliverable content and alignment to requirements
  • Facilitate subject matter expert review of deliverables to TOGAF standards
  • Review deliverable quality standards compliance
  •  Document and track deliverable deficiencies and remediation
  • Report deliverable health to program leadership and provide inputs in producing an accurate and timely reporting of releases status throughout its life cycle
  • Invoice reviews, approvals, tracking and reporting.  Facilitate alignments with System Integrator.
  • Identify, escalate, and facilitate resolution of program issues, risks, actions and decisions (RAIDX).
  • Provide oversight and guidance to System Integrator Deliverable Lifecycle Manager.
  • Artifact Lifecycle Management Lead for Solution Documentation (WRICEFs and Configuration). 
    • Including Solution Manager design
    • Security Structure
    • Process documentation
    • Training in partnership with Solution Architects.


Additional/Secondary Responsibilities


  • Works with 3rd party partners and cross functional teams to educate and sustain quality processes and requirements, ensuring communication of the requirements across teams and departments. Supports program change control processes with quality standards
  • Support Contracting team on Program Change Request or Change Orders impacting Deliverables or payment terms.
  • Supporting Testing / QA Team (as time permits)


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related professional area
  • 6-8 years minimum of business or professional experience
  • Strong team player and ability to work well within a process team
  • Demonstrated patience necessary to productively respond to end-user learning and support needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current business processes their assigned functional area, and ways of working
  • Demonstrated buy-in for transformational change
  • Demonstrated SAP experience and ability to quickly develop working knowledge of SAP S/4HANA
  • Well-respected as a "go-to" technical person with ability to quickly learn computer applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Teams, MS Project Professional)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Global mindset and cross-cultural competency
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and administrative skills in a deadline-driven environment
  • Aptitude for facilitation of cross-functional teams to deliver results
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Willingness to travel once travel resumes to support Pilots and future deployments
  • TOGAF; Green or Black belt; preferred


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification such as ISTQB, ITIL or similar








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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