Operations Manager - Hunt Valley, MD 21031
McCormick & Company
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McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in
the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Contract
Manufacturing Operations Manager on a North America Contract Manufacturing
team supporting a major industrial customer. This new hire will work in
Global Headquarters , located at 24 Schilling Rd in
Hunt Valley, MD . The Contract Manufacturing Operations Manager will report
to an Operations Lead-Contract manufacturing.
With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets
and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful
products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and
foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer
with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter
where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick
makes every moment and meal better ™
As a company recognized for 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
The Co-manufacturing Operations Manager role is responsible for managing
projects of moderate complexity under the guidance of the Operations Lead -
Co-Manufacturing. The role is also responsible for data analytics activities
pertaining to co-manufacturing as well as process and procedures management, process
improvement, and general co-manufacturing operations. This position acts as a
liaison between co-manufacturers on key projects
that enhance revenue and continuously improve food safety and quality. This
role interacts regularly with vendors, and with internal departments
including Operations, Supply Planning, Procurement, Marketing, R&D, and
Quality, to ensure business objectives are met. Additionally, this role will
work strategically to identify both insourcing and outsourcing opportunities
across the network, identify and drive savings in the Contract Manufacturing
space, and execute our Contract Manufacturing engagement strategy. Position
reports to the Operations Lead – Contract Manufacturing.
Project Management (Moderate complexity)
Manage multiple projects concurrently, creative problem solver, self-driven
to identify opportunities to support the category.
Manage a cross-functional team to motivate and influence others to achieve
results without direct reporting relationships.
Resolve, recommend, and strategically influence conflicting interests and
priorities from different functions.
Actively support approved innovation platforms and line extensions including
insourcing, outsourcing, new platforms etc.
Manages projects that deliver $50MM of revenue to the company per year. (Will
Data Management (Spend Data, scorecards, capacity, insights, repatriation
(identification of the opportunity), moves to co-man). Gathering, analyzing,
Ability to use tools and systems to compile, interpret data and generate
Conduct evaluations of internal vs. external manufacturing capacity,
capability, and economics as required, including capital requirements, labor
requirements, and logistics requirements.
Processes and Procedures Management - Managing internal processes and
procedures specific to co-manufacturing.
Cross functionally evaluate that processes and procedures are in place and
Working with functional areas on the development and updating of processes
Acting as an auditor to identify gaps and action plans to close identified
Ownership of the procedure’s repository, functionality, and ensuring
up-to-date procedures. (i.e. SharePoint).
Manage p rocess improvement and projects within
Co-Man (Identification and implementation of process improvements)
Oversee the performance of supplier KPI’s and performance scorecards for the
Create and maintain strong partnerships with co-manufacturers
Familiarity with manufacturing to be able to assess opportunities to improve
operations leading to cost savings, improved quality/food safety, and service
Possess a continuous improvement mindset both internally at McC and with our co-manufacturers. Utilizes Continuous
Improvement methods and JTE tools to evaluate co-manufacturer performance.
For example, but not all-inclusive:
“Should Cost” modeling
Co-Man Operations Management
Routine engagement with McC manufacturing,
planning, procurement, and quality leadership. Work within these functions on
an ad hoc basis as needed.
Build relationships cross-functionally and have effective communication
skills creating a “team” focused environment while positively influencing
stakeholders to positively support project initiatives and execution.
Gain a broad knowledge base in ingredients, quality, packaging,
manufacturing, shipping, regulatory, etc.
Quality Certifications (HACCP, SQF, BRC, etc.)
Knowledge of Hot Fill, Cold Fill, Aseptic, Frozen, and blending
Rigid Plastics, pouches, corrugated, cartons, etc.
Gain an understanding of the Innovation stage-gate process, commercialization
activities, and supply chain organization to efficiently execute projects
related to co-manufacturing.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Procurement, or a
5+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing,
Procurement, or related field required.
Demonstrated abilities in
SAP, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Ability to communicate and interpret complex data into insights and actions
working and contributing in a team-based environment.
Cross-functional interaction with Quality, Procurement, engineering, finance,
supply and demand planning, marketing, and sales.
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.