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SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNER I SUPPLY

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Supply Chain Planner I- Supply on a NA Planning team. This new hire will work in McCormick Global Headquarters, located at 24 Schilling Rd in Hunt Valley, MD. The Supply Chain Planner I- Supply will report to a Sr Manager, Supply Chain Planning.

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

As part of the North American Supply Planning organization, the Supply Chain Planner I - Supply, responsible for the development, planning, and implementation of the S&OP supply plan for the Canadian business segments (Consumer, BFS, and CFS).  Manages a complex and/or high volume portfolio, including the balancing and management of inventory, customer service requirements, and total cost to meet finished goods demand with optimized total delivered costs [TDC]. Leads the material escalation process in collaboration with cross-functional partners to mitigate service impacts. Managing inventory for new product launches, managing of disposition of slow-moving and obsolete finished goods, and developing and driving continuous & process improvement initiatives across the Supply Chain that create capacity, reduce inventory, and/or improve service.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Development, planning, and implementation of the supply plan to meet finished good demand at optimized total delivered cost.
  • Develop production (rough cut) & inventory plans to meet finished goods demand via internal & co-pack operations network.
  • Management of MGIL inventory to meet Canadian requirements.
  • Daily management and problem-solving of supply and inventory plan variances, including unexpected demand, to ensure appropriate communication and actions with customer service, sales planning, marketing, operations, and leadership as appropriate
  • Serves as the Supply Chain lead on cross-functional customer/business teams charged with business development, operational excellence, and capacity development; recommends, leads, and operationalizes process improvements and cost reduction opportunities
  • Proactively participate and engage in driving supply planning execution of new business opportunities, including new products and product discontinuations, and identify process efficiencies and improvements to optimize these opportunities
  • Leads material escalation and allocation process with cross-functional teams to mitigate supply/service issues.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or related field required
  • 5-7 years experience in Supply Chain Planning, Logistics, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance, Customer Service, or a related field required
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, troubleshoot, problem solve and resolve complex issues required
  • Demonstrated success leading and championing substantive business plan recommendations for senior divisional leadership required
  • Ability to manage larger projects and/or process improvement initiatives with cross-functional teams using advanced influencing & leadership skills required
  • Strong communication, organization, and coaching skills required
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and ERP (ex: SAP), ECC, APO required

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA
  • APICS, CPIM
  • Demonstrated proficiency with PPDS Optimizer 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. 

 

 

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.


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