Quality Systems Manager, FMC - Hunt Valley, MD
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McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the
spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Quality
Systems Manager. This new hire will work at the Flavor Manufacturing Center,
located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Quality Systems Manager will report to the
Quality Assurance 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
Under the general direction of the Quality Assurance Manager, the Quality
Systems Manager develops and maintains the Quality Management System for the
plant. The QSM maintains and implements all plant level procedures that
affects food safety and food quality. The QSM also manages internal, third
party, regulatory and customer audits; maintenance and implementation of
plant quality systems, policies and procedures; customer complaint
investigations and responses; and required Quality related training for all
employees in the facility. In addition, the QSM manages a direct report
responsible for the execution of Quality Systems tasks within the facility.
Leads the development, maintenance, and auditing of the plant Quality systems
and specific customer driven programs.
Leads internal Food Safety Team and maintains all aspects of Food Safety
Revises and distributes procedural changes to the Quality programs.
Conducts internal and mock audits and facilitates 3rd party, customer,
regulatory, and vendor audits; develops and manages root cause and corrective
action program for audit findings.
Leads the plant in determining the annual Quality Program training needs and
assists in the scheduling and implementation of these programs plant wide.
Provides customer required documentation including, but not limited to,
monthly / quarterly reports, Certificates of Analysis, and customer
Primary trainer for GMP, Food Safety, and allergens in the plant.
Maintains and updates plant recall program; schedules and conducts
Ensures compliance to all quality systems and GMP’s through system audits
verifications and validations.
Administers foreign material control program.
Administers allergen control program through program management and training.
Provides Quality leadership to the facility in the absence of the Quality
Collaborates with facility engineering team to ensure that all projects are
assessed through the change management process.
Provides leadership with cause, effect and corrective actions required to
resolve deviations from customer standards.
Interacts with McCormick corporate and customers at any and all levels
required, to establish and maintain effective business relationships.
Assists in managing non-conforming goods through the Quality Notification
Process by supporting the segregation, tagging, sampling, disposition, and
communication of held raw materials, work in process, and finished goods with
Quality and Food Safety concerns.
Bachelor’s in Food Science, Chemistry, Engineering, or a relevant technical
SQF Practitioner Certification
Experience leading teams and/or managing direct reports
Knowledge and experience working with Food Safety Programs and related
Experience with GFSI
Experience reading and interpreting technical documents such as
specifications, procedure manuals, and technical data sheets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively
interact with all levels within the facility and organization as well as with
external auditors, suppliers, and customers
Experience working well with all levels of employees, as well as internal and
external customers in both individual and team-based situations
Minimum 4 years of Quality experience in a food, beverage, flavor, ingredient
and/or pet food manufacturing
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others both verbally and
Certifications and/or Licenses:
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.