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McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Procurement Senior Manager. This new hire will work in Hunt Valley, MD. The Procurement Senior Manager will report to a Procurement Director.


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.



Position Overview:

This position is responsible for various External/Contract Manufacturing categories and the development of strategies and programs to optimize cost, rationalize the supply base and bring value to the Corporation while mitigating risk.  Responsibilities include strategy execution activity supporting External/Contract Manufacturing categories.



  • Managing Procurement for their External/Contract Manufacturing categories regionally, while collaborating globally.
  • Leading the negotiations of procured materials and services to assure optimal TCO (Cost, Quality, Delivery, Innovation) achieved.
  • Developing and implementing strategies to assure lowest overall cost while mitigating risk to the Corporation.
  • Promoting a high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects and requirements for Purchasing guidance and leadership.
  • Participating in the planning and forecasting process to establish standard costs and provide explanations for price variances at Division level.
  • Participating and leading change management efforts while creating true alignment and integration internally and externally.
  • Acting as internal consultant



  • BS/BA Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study required.  MBA Preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Project Management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects required.
  • Excellent analytical skills, as well as evaluative judgment based on the analysis of factual and qualitative information in complicated or novel situations required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate internally and externally required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence others, in a team-based environment required.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks required.
  • Excellent relationship and influencing skills required.
  • Excellent ability to identify, communicate, and implement continuous improvement opportunities required.
  • Excellent negotiation skills required.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word required.
  • APICS/CPM preferred.






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