Warehouse Team Manager

Sparrows Point, MD, US, 21219

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 looking to hire a Warehouse Team Manager immediately to work onsite at our new Distribution Center in Sparrows Point, MD.  Please note that this is for a Third Shift Opening.


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



Under the general supervision of the Distribution Manager, the Team Manager leads and directs Distribution Technicians through all activities and processes including receiving, transporting, storing and shipping raw or finished good materials.  This Team Manager will rotate through all three shifts regularly to ensure constant and regular interaction, direction setting, and leadership support with shift Crew Leaders and team members.  

The goal of the Team Manager is to meet the needs of the customer 100% of the time while achieving key indicator results that support the departments’ strategic objectives, goals, strategies and measures (OGSMs).  

The Team Manager also pro-actively ensures that organization standards are met in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability, Cost, and Service.  Additionally, through engagement with the team, the Team Manager recommends and implements process improvement initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies, and interacts with other Team Managers to coordinate activities between departments.  The Team Manager aligns and empowers his/her team members in a way that excites and motivates them to meet or exceed common objectives. 



  • Lead a team in a manner consistent with the core beliefs and guiding principles of McCormick’s High Performance Work System (MHPS) and effectively integrate MHPS six systems in daily activities 

  • Direct and support the daily management of the team to prioritize work, achieve goals and foster a team environment 

  • Effectively teach, coach, train, develop and mentor non-exempt employees 

  • Create a cohesive organization across shifts to include regularly rotating through all three shifts to ensure constant and ongoing interaction, direction setting and leadership support with shift Crew Leaders and team members 

  • Collaborate with other areas to support total facility objectives including, but not limited to; Materials Management, QA, HR, Continuous Improvement, Facilities Maintenance, etc. 

  • Continuously pursue personal mastery in leadership and management skills 

  • Work with teams to develop cultural and business action plans to ensure continuous improvement throughout the facility  



  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Demonstrated understanding of the financial impact of business decisions affecting staffing, product components and inventory is required. 

  • Formal leadership training and demonstrated practice of leadership principles 

  • Experience developing, coaching, and motivating employees in a team-based environment 

  • Understanding of the cost benefits and economic logic of how decisions affect business results 

  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills to determine risk assessment 

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours and days across three shifts to meet business and employee needs 



  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience managing a team of direct reports within a manufacturing, production, distribution, warehouse and/or other industrial environment 



  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience managing a team of direct reports within a manufacturing, production, distribution, warehouse and/or other industrial environment 



  • Bachelor’s and/or master's degree in business, Engineering, a Supply Chain discipline or related 

  • APICS Certification 

  • Knowledge of SAP or other enterprise resource planning tool 



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: Baltimore