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McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Regulatory Affairs Director. This new hire will work in either our Geneva, Il location or our Global Headquarters, located at in Hunt Valley, MD.  


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 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.



The Regulatory Affairs Director will be responsible for leading a team of Regulatory professionals in our flavor division who focus on developing Regulatory solutions for business initiatives, enabling growth, ensuring compliance, and delivering best in class service for our customers. This position will actively engage cross-functionally to ensure internal and external regulatory requirements are met. 



  • Team Leadership: Leads the development, maintenance, and distribution of technical information to internal and external customers  

  • Strategic Leadership and Business Strategy: Develops the strategy to deliver Regulatory service and solutions based on business plans and the forward-looking external environment; develops solutions to create value propositions 

  • External Engagement: Represents the department and company in external engagements with customers and external bodies (e.g. trade associations) 

  • Deliver Business Success: Drives results through development and management of Regulatory KPIs with on-going metric progression to improve business results; identifies opportunities to improve processes and ways of working 

  • Escalated Issue Management: Supports resolution of internal, customer, and supplier issues 


Additional/Secondary Responsibilities 

  • Ability to apply industry best practices in daily operations 

  • Ability to apply and assess appropriate processes and compliance programs while understanding business impact 

  • Ability to apply food regulations to critical business decisions 

  • Interaction with legal counsel and regulators 

  • Training and development of internal and cross functional teams on emerging regulations and/or issues 



Level of Education and Discipline 

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline 


Certifications and/or Licenses Preferred 

  • Trade association engagement 

  • JIFSAN Core Risk Certificate or equivalent 

  • Food labeling courses 



  • 10+ years 

  • Experience in at Regulatory Affairs or related function, including Quality or Product Development preferred 

  • Experience in the Flavor Industry preferred 

  • Team Leadership experience required 





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