TEAM MANAGER II - QA

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

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 Team Manager II - Quality immediately at our Spice Mill Manufacturing 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:

Under the general direction of the Quality Manager, the Quality Team Manager will lead, engage and develop 10-15 employees in the quality lab to ensure continuous manufacturing of products consistent with established standards and/or customer specifications.  The Quality Team Manager will work within the McCormick High Performance Cultural Framework; actively teaching, coaching, developing and mentoring team members while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads and manages the analytical lab to achieve key indicator results that support the Spice Mill Plant’s strategic objectives, goals, strategies and measures (OGSMs)
  • Provides direction and supports the daily management and work prioritization of 10-15 direct reports to achieve flawless process and product quality goals
  • Creates and leads the structure of High Performance to engage the team to utilize continuous improvement and lean tools to optimize results within the quality team
  • Assures compliance with Corporate QA/QC policies and procedures, as well as Federal, State, and local regulations
  • Leads, develops and empowers Lab Technicians engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, lab facilities, and products
  • Manages fiscal responsibility to ensure the department spend is consistent with business requirements
  • Investigates, identifies and communicates documented root cause and corrective actions for out of specification finished products
  • Maintains customer quality satisfaction through inspection of raw materials, in-process materials, production processes, environmental conditions, and finished products
  • Ensures the timely compliance to all corporate, divisional, and customer correlation/calibration programs
  • Conducts and participates in customer visits and audits as needed

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, or another technical field
  • 3-5 years managing/supervising direct reports in a quality role in a manufacturing process, or food, beverage and/or pharmaceutical
  • Demonstrated understanding of how day to day decisions affect business results, customers, staffing, materials, processing and maintenance
  • Experience reacting to multiple and changing priorities and achieving results within a compressed time frame
  • Experience recognizing problems, analyzing them, offering solutions and using logical thought processes when making decisions
  • Experience reading and interpreting technical documents such as specifications, procedure manuals and technical data sheets
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team-based environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience writing technical procedures 
  • Ability to work flexible hours to manage a 3 shift operation

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of and experience working with HACCP Programs
  • Experience developing, coaching and motivating employees in a team based environment
  • Working knowledge of statistics
  • Experience in an FDA regulated facility
  • Experience working with SAP software system
  • Understanding of the importance of Cost of Quality
  • Experience with Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to determine root cause and delivered corrective actions
  • Willingness to relocate for future assignments

 

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore