Date: 18 Apr 2024

Location: MIDRAND, GT, ZA, 1683

Company: McCormick & Company


Position: Customer Service Lead

Based: Midrand, South Africa




Reporting to Senior Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for managing sales order processing for an assigned portfolio of accounts, maintaining the highest possible service levels while keeping costs to a minimum.





  • Management of timely and within agreed lead times order processing.
  • Co – ordination with Production Planning to ensure factory compliance towards customer service delivery.
  • Process credit claims for assigned accounts, to ensure the prompt payment of invoices.
  • Liaison with third party distributors, by actioning delivery queries, so supply is maintained.
  • Management of weekly Distribution Plan with warehousing.
  • Monitor service levels on key assigned accounts.
  • Act as a single point of contact for key assigned accounts and manage all queries and complaints with clear communication.
  • Overseeing that customer reports are sent out weekly to all customers.
  • Cross functional coordination to eradicate the issues affecting the Customer Service targets, in a cost-effective way.
  • Providing the Daily Sales Report as well as the weekly Sales Estimation to the business based on Sales, Open Orders & customer insights.
  • Any other duties that may be required of you from time to time to for full the business needs.
  • Creation and maintaining of departmental SOPs.
  • Leadership and mentoring of Customer services team.





  • Between 3-5 years’ customer servicing experience management or Order Management.
  • Ndip or Bcom in Business Administration or related qualification
  • Proven record of managing customer requirements in high paced working environment.
  • Advanced Excel skills and SAP experience is a must.
  • Organised & methodical individual with a high attention to detail.
  • Analytical skills that enables to develop logical approaches to problem solving.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and in writing, with the ability to deal with internal and external persons at all levels with confidence.
  • Ability to influence multilevel stakeholders to favourable business outcomes where required
  • Energetic person with a passion for customers.
  • Ability to take initiative and continuously improve on functional processes.
  • Engagement and change agent.





Company manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.


While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 60 locations in 25 countries and 170 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz, Vahine, Margao.


At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle. This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.





If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader then please apply via our careers centre at


Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.


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, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.