Safety Health Environmental - PLP Manager


You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.


We are looking to hire a Safety Health Environmental - PLP Manager immediately at our flagship Hunt Valley Plant in Hunt Valley, MD.


What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance

Position Overview

The Site Purpose Led Performance (PLP) Manager will lead comprehensive Safety, Health, Environmental (SHE) activities to include programing, systems & process, and training. This role also includes responsibility around Sustainability (PLP) programming and aligned direction for successful execution of PLP strategies across the site. Overall, this role will build, update, and collaborate on programming with the site to ensure on the job safety, health and environmental regulatory compliance and conformance with company standards. This position will serve on the Plant Sr. Leadership Team. 


Key Responsibilities

•            Leads uniform, coordinated implementation of SHE/PLP programs across the site that align with global policy and global management standards. The position is responsible for the program but not all the activities which should be the responsibility of the other site functions as appropriate.

•            Provides direction at the site level to operating unit and plant personnel to ensure SHE/PLP activities and programs are uniform, coordinating compliance and risk

•            Performs self-audits of processes and programs for conformance to national, regional, and local SHE/PLP regulations and company

•            Responsible for tracking and reporting all KPIs associated with SHE, along with reporting all KPIs associated with the PLP

•            Provides technical support to plant personnel on SHE/PLP issues.

•            Works with site leadership to drive initiatives and objectives that support the business and meet global

•            Delivers SHE/PLP programs on a site level through training, and other means to drive results and deliver on a positive SHE/PLP culture.  

•            Builds and maintains strong, credible relationships with outside regulatory agencies.      


Required Qualifications

Level of Education and Discipline            

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific or engineering field such as Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Science, Chemistry or Engineering.

Experience - functional/industry/commercial knowledge, business acumen             

  • 5+ years’ experience working in developing and managing SHE/PLP programs with relevant operating facility-based experience.
  • Knowledge of best practices in the industry related to SHE/PLP management systems, programs and work instructions.
  • Technical competency in developing relevant and site SHE/PLP programs.
  • The ability to work with others considering differences in cultures and work practices.
  • Experience interacting with federal, state, and local governmental organizations and business associations.
  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing facilities and associated SHE/PLP management systems.
  • Demonstrated history of effectively coordinating conflicting priorities in a fast-paced work environment.

Interpersonal Skills –

  • Leadership, interactions, communication, influence        
  • Ability to influence site leadership and peer on initiatives and objectives.
  • Record of achievement in using effective influence and communication skills with individuals at all levels and functions.
  • Ability to explain and train non-regulatory personnel on the requirements of SHE/PLP programs.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and company personnel regarding the PLP program.

Other Skills and HPO Competencies       

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
  • Strong problem-solving skills, Innovation.
  • This is a site-based position; daily attendance and onsite leadership is critical to the effective operation of the facility.

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