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REGIONAL BUYER II

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Regional Buyer II. This new hire will work in the Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. The Regional Buyer II will report to a America's Procurement Director. 

With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better

As a company recognized for 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: 

Responsible for assigned categories and the development of category strategies and programs to optimize cost, rationalize the supply base and bring value to the Corporation while mitigating risk. Includes coordinating and leading strategy execution activity supporting Direct and/or In direct spend. Provides regional support for globally managed categories.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execution of and establishment of sourcing strategies for assigned regionally managed categories in the Direct and Indirect areas of procurement. Aligning those regional sourcing strategies with business unit strategies and communicating it globally where applicable
  • Participates on regional business teams; supports the alignment of regional iniatives and strategies to ensure they align with global category strategies
  • Resolve Level 1 & 2 quality and supply issues; provide support for global category managers in resolving Level 3 issues
  • Supports global category managers for regional commercialization, Project and CCI activities
  • Develops and documents in-depth knowledge of markets, supply chain, and suppliers. Assists with make-buy decisions; conducts formal presentations as well as coordinates and conducts supplier reviews

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study 
  • 5+ 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
  • 2+ yrs managing, leading developing dynamic work teams No supervisory responsibility.
  • Thorough knowledge of industries for assigned categories. Technical awareness in assigned categories.
  • Sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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. 

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore