Safety Health Environmental- PLP Manager II


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Purpose Led Performance / Saftey Health Environmental Manager  (PLP/SHE). This new hire will work in the Springfield, MO Plant,  The PLP/SHE Manager will report to the Plant Manager.

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.


Position Overview 

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 environmental 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. This position requires < 10% travel.


Key Responsibilities 


  • 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 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 KPIs associated with SHE, along with reporting all KPIs associated with the PLP goals. 
  • Provides technical support to plant 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.
  • 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.
  • The 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.


Interpersonal Skills - leadership, interactions, communication, influence


  • 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 explain and train non-regulatory personnel on the requirements of SHE/PLP programs.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and company personnel regarding the PLP program.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, Innovation.


Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in relevant field preferred (e.g. environmental, health, safety, industrial hygiene or relevant scientific or engineering field).
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), 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 preferred.



  • Reports to site leader (plant manager) and is a member of the site leadership team
  • Functionally reports to the Regional PLP Director
  • The scope of responsibility for this role covers site operations which can include facilities, distribution centers and local offices.



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: Springfield