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 hiring immediately for a Inventory and Demand Planning Analyst.


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

  • Production Planning, capacity management, and volume projections
    • Manages production planning activities within 5 weeks to 24-month horizon
    • Monitors automated alerts and reacts by changing capacity or overriding production plan for assigned horizon.
    • Maintains crewed capacity for assigned horizon by production resource through collaboration with the plant
    • Maintains plant downtime calendar for assigned horizon.
    • Facilitates monthly playbook meetings and co-owns Plant Supply Review (PSR) meeting facilitation (where applicable).
    • Provides monthly volume projections to plant controller.
    • Publishes capacity plan and presents in capacity meetings. –Monthly volume projections
    • Minimum Shelf-Life Remaining Audits
    • Monday EOL (Extended Operation List) reporting and reaction (where applicable)
    • Quarterly Run Rate reviews
    • Maintains scheduling characteristics and setup matrices, review with Scheduling
    • Quarterly production version and lot size audit - Review capacity and reset primary production version to balance capacity for shared lines (where applicable)
    • Performs daily reconciliation between planning systems (S/4 and PPDS)
  • Inventory At Risk analysis, reporting, and disposition


  • Conduct root cause analysis utilizing the knowledge of tools, transactions and reports used by purchasing, scheduling, quality, sales and customer service to retrieve data in order to determine an appropriate action for IAR materials and proposing disposition to appropriate departments. 
  • Conduct and Lead monthly IAR meeting with appropriate departments (Materials Management, Quality, Supply Planning & Demand Planning). Assure that the facility is utilizing the IAR Playbook.
  • Analyze aged materials (under $2,500) and determine appropriate action (reclass, hold, destroy, return to vendor, sister plant).
  • Manage the Asset disposal process and the destruction process of high value materials (over $2,500)
  • Monitor & Disposition Finished Good shelf life for liability avoidance purposes.  (rework, ship, destroy).
  • Lead teams to improve Return to Vendor, Rework and Dairy Shelf-Life losses
  • Assist/Lead Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Ability to successfully create and run EDW reports to retrieve specific data for analysis.




Required Qualifications



Level of Education and Discipline

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain or a related field required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in materials management, supply/demand planning required


Certification and/or Licenses

  • APICS certification preferred

Experience - functional/industry/commercial knowledge, business acumen

  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong problem-solving skills are required, including the ability to investigate complex issues and conduct root cause analysis to resolve problems required

Interpersonal Skills – leadership, interactions, communication, influence

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization is required

Other Skills and HPO Competencies

  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word and Excel required
  • SAP experience strongly 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. 


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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