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Senior Manager, Transportation Strategy


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Senior Manager, Transportation Strategy supporting the Americas Supply Chain team. The Senior Manager, Transportation Strategy will report to a Director of Transportation. The position will be based at McCormick's global headquarters in Hunt Valley, Maryland and will be eligible to participate in our hybrid work program (50% onsite and 50% remote per month). 


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 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.




  • Develop carrier management strategy, including route guide compliance and carrier service/reliability/quality, addressing performance gaps and ensuring timely corrective actions or re-sourcing occurs. This includes development of formal Quarterly Business Reviews, reflecting frequency appropriate to carrier-specific strategy, and the development of a transportation strategic partnership programs to nurture long-term business relationships with carriers of all modes. 
  • Responsible for all aspects of freight procurement including market pulse monitoring, rate benchmarking, conducting periodic network-wide and ad-hoc RFPs, negotiating freight costs with carriers, selecting carriers, and developing the routing guide. Develops strategies to ensure adequate transportation capacity exists for meeting surge.
  • Develop and manage a fuel management program including fuel contracting, fuel price benchmarking/ auditing, hedging, and fleet fuel efficiency control.
  • Develop transportation-related 3PL/4PL strategy in conjunction with transportation operations. Leads the selection, contracting and performance management, including but not limited to outsourced transportation planning, fuel benchmarking, and billing and payment services.
  • Responsible for financial planning and budgeting process for transportation costs. Collaborates with finance to provides timely updates to cost projections and ensure processes are in place to forecast freight expenses.
  • Lead large scale projects impacting the transportation.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, or other related field of study
  • 8+ years of experience in supply chain management, transportation, purchasing, materials management, or finance
  • Prior experience in transportation procurement, planning, or finance preferred
  • Ability to identify, communicate, and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Ability to lead medium to large cross-functional projects related to respective planning region
  • CPM or APICS certified  



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