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Data Lead Program Leo, Packaging (Hybrid)

LONDON, ON, CA, N6A 4Z2

McCormick Canada continues its long track record of growth and is a respected leader in the spice, seasoning, flavouring and specialty food industry.  Our consumer products division serves retail grocery customers and emerging channels with Club House, Billy Bee and McCormick products, while our Custom Flavour Solutions division serves food service distributors and other respected food manufacturers across Canada.  McCormick Canada is part of the world leader in spice and seasonings, McCormick & Company Inc.

 

The Power of People is one of our five pillars.  It has been the foundation for McCormick's success for decades.  There is something inspiring about working at McCormick.  We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.  Without our employees, our success is not possible.  Our commitment to our customers, our consumers and our employees is unsurpassed. 

Responsible for understanding business requirements for their assigned workstream and for working cross-functionally to develop the global process and technology solution templates in partnership with other workstream leaders.  Works with Finance, HR, Business Units and Global Functions to align on end to end processes that will drive success for an organizational business transformation project.

 

Reports to a Global Process Owner and demonstrates strong Regulatory business and technical acumen.  The leader will also:

  • Confirm the team is utilizing leading practice assets & practices
  • Drive decisions to align processes to Global Template & Standard design
  • Manage Solution Decisions (Configuration, WRICEF, Cutover etc.)
  • Integrate with Solution Architect to drive cross team integration
  • Collaborate with process and workstreams to drive testing, change, training, data, cutover and hyper care activities.
  • Define and implement the functional area Process Roadmap to deliver targeted business benefits and ease of process use for the end user.
  • Provide insights into shaping policies related to functional area process and institute process improvements to drive improved adherence to policies
  • Define and implement KPIs and performance measures leveraging best practice benchmarking with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with IT on system implementation/enhancement initiatives
  • Ensure adequate and timely root cause analysis to understand problem drivers and implementation of necessary corrections and/or changes.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure global alignment of priorities working in a matrixed environment.
  • Drive adoption of global process standards and gain buy-in from key stakeholders.
  • Lead associated change management activities for service delivery team

General Candidate Requirements:

  • Strategic thinking, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Subject matter expert of functional area process and tools
  • Collaborative and resilient with a global mindset
  • Minimum 6-8 years of experience in a complex multinational organization
  • Team Leadership experience required
  • Demonstrated experience working in a matrixed global environment.
  • Program and project management experience required.
  • Formal continuous improvement (e.g. LEAN / Six Sigma) and project management (e.g. PMP) certification/training desirable.
  • Stakeholder management experience with ability to influence & persuade key stakeholders and to constructively deal with conflicts.

 

 

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Throughout the selection process, accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.  Please notify H.R. if required.

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.