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McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. Brand Aromatics, Inc., a subsidiary of McCormick, is fully committed to providing our valued customers with the very best savory flavor solutions. We intend to bring the highest degree of quality, service, and integrity that you expect - first time, every time. Brand Aromatics is seeking an HR Business Partner I at its facility located in Lakewood, New Jersey.


With $5 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and food service businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick Brings Passion to Flavor. To learn more please visit us at


As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick & Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families.  Brand Aromatics' benefits include, but are not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), defined contribution plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Primary Purpose/Function of the job:

Reporting to the Director of Human Relations this position acts as a strategic business partner to internal customers and their respective leadership teams in developing and implementing programs and initiatives that support and enable the orgnaization's short and long range goals and objectives.  Develops a consistent approach and process to implement HR programs and practices  across Corporate Functions and/or Global Shared Services. Develops and uses both qualitative and quantitative analysis of data to assess business partner needs and external trends and develops recommendations and solutions. Position may manage or provide mentorship to team members.


Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Provides consultation and direction through partnership with client groups to establish relevant functional goals and objectives; recruit, train, coach and mentor employees; support consistent adoption and adherence of programs, policies and procedures across partnership areas; identify and define employee engagement opportunities; and provide input into departmental structure & design.
  • Acts as the horizontal process owner to develop, implement and administer HR programs, policies, procedures and practices consistently across client groups in support of McCormick’s philosophy and core values (i.e., High Performance, Workforce Planning, Performance Mangement, VOE, OGSMs, Talent Management, Development Planning, Compensation programs, etc.). Ensure consistent adoption and adherence of programs, policies and procedures across partnership areas.
  • Drives HR process improvement, special projects and effective change management programs/initiatives from idea through implementation. Applies sound judgment, and considers global impact, when developing solutions.  


Required Qualifications:

  • Bs in Business, Human Resources, Psychology or related field.
  • 6-8 years of professional experience in HR or closely related field.
  • 2-3 years of direct leadership responsibility
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage projects and people, and organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Strong personal/team leadership and business sense.
  • Strong customer focus.
  • Strong ethical behavior and professional maturity.
  • Must understand and appreciate cross-functional, global support services in order to be a successful business partner.
  • Possesses sound knowledge of key State and Federal laws relevant to employment practices, and the ability to apply this knowledge when formulating recommendations and solutions.
  • High degree of independent problem solving required to accurately make a variety of decisions that arise from day to day issues. Utilizing analytical ability, translates business strategies and issues into appropriate HR actions in accordance with High Perfomance
  • Requires consistent interpretation of policies and procedures.
  • Requires the ability to make decisions or recommendations - often with ambiguous or incomplete information - based on judgment and prior experience.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)






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


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: Toms River