PLP Manager (Health, Safety, Environmental)

SALINAS, CA, US, 93901

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  Purpose Led Performance (PLP) Manager.

Salary Range - $90K-$95K


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

The Site Purpose Led Performance (PLP) Manager will lead activities for the implementation of a comprehensive Safety, Health, Environmental (SHE) and Sustainability (PLP) program to ensure on the job safety, health and enviormental regulatory compliance and conformance with company standards.  This role is responsible for providing aligned direction for the successful execution of PLP strategies across the site.  Reports to site leader (DC Manager) and is a member of the site leadership team.  Functionally reports to the Regional PLP Director.  This position requires <10% travel.



  • Leads uniform, coordinated implementation of SHE/PLP programs across the site that align with global policy and global management standards.  The position is responsible for the program but not all of the activities which should be the responsibility of the other site functions as appropriate.
  • Provides direction at the site level to operating unit and plant personnel to ensure SHE/PLP activities and programs are uniform, coordinating compliance and risk management.
  • Performs self-audits of processes and programs for conformance to national, regional, and local SHE/PLP regulations and company standards.
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting all KPI's associated with SHE, along with reporting all KPI's associated with the PLP goals.
  • Provides technical support to DC personnel on SHE/PLP issues.
  • Works with site leadership to drive initiatives and objectives that support the business and meet global directives.
  • Delivers SHE/PLP programs on a site level through training, and other means to drive results and deliver on a positive SHE/PLP culture.
  • Builds and maintains strong, credible relationships with outside regulatory agencies.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in scientific or engineering field such as Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Science, Chemistry or Engineering.
  • Must be able to read,w rite and speak fluent English
  • 5+ years' experience working in developing and managing SHE/PLP programs with relevant operating facility based experience.
  • Knowledge of best practices in the industry related to SHE/PLP management systems, programs and work instructions.
  • Technical competency in developing relevant and site SHE/PLP programs.
  • Ability to work with others considering differences in cultures and work practices.
  • Experience interacting with federal, state, and local governmental organizations and business associations.
  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing facilities and associated SHE/PLP management systems.
  • Demonstrated history of effectively coordinating conflicting priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to influence site leadership and peer on initiatives and objectives
  • Record of achievement in using effective influence and communication skills with individuals at all levels and functions.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and company personnel regarding the PLP program.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, innovation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • BS in relevant field preferred ( e.g., environmental, health, safety, industrial hygiene or relevant scientific or engineering field).
  • Certifications in Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH), Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH), Certified OHS Professional (COHSProf), Certified Safety Engineer (CSE) or equivalent certification or the ability to obtain certification.
  • Food industry manufacturing 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: Salinas