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McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Human Relations (HR) Business Partner in its Flavor Specialty Division (FS) located at 1600 Oak Street in Lakewood, NJThis HR Business Partner will report to the Senior HR Director – Flavor Solutions.  

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.




The Human Relations Business Partner consults with leaders and employees to identify the people strategy and provide HR partnering and solutions for specific functional teams.  This position drives the direction, development and implementation of effective employee relations, recruiting and selection processes and training programs. The HR Business Partner also executes HR processes and programs across McCormick’s Supply Chain organization.




  • Serves as a strategic business partner providing guidance to managers in interpretation of company policies, procedures and programs consistent with McCormick’s philosophy and core values
  • Ensures an effective performance management process, coaching staff and managers on total compensation, annual reviews and workforce planning 
  • Leads recruitment and selection activities including working with functional leaders to determine position requirements, preparing postings, participating in the screening and selection process, and providing feedback and guidance to hiring managers
  • Partners with the business to provide counsel to managers and leaders regarding employee relations issues, interpretation of employment laws and company policies and procedures. Applies judgment and creativity when drawing conclusions and developing solutions
  • Assists in the evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals
  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed
  • Coordinates HR processes including talent assessment, employee engagement surveys, performance management, and variable compensation planning




  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Human Resources, Business, Psychology or another related field
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience in HR or a closely related field
  • Minimum 2 years of leadership responsibility, including projects / processes
  • Strong verbal, written, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • ERP or HRIS experience
  • Experience coaching / counseling across levels and functions
  • Tact, confidentiality, diplomacy, and ability to influence without direct authority
  • Experience successfully managing projects and programs
  • Strong team work skills with experience collaborating with cross functional teams
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)




  • PHR or SPHR Certification
  • Experience working in the manufacturing industry
  • Experience leading teams or direct reports
  • SAP experience


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: Toms River