McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a world leader in seasonings and flavor, is seeking a full-time Plant Quality Team Manager in its Flavor Manufacturing Center (FMC) located at 11102 McCormick Road in Hunt Valley, Maryland (MD). McCormick operates 13 plants in North America including US plants in Atlanta (GA), Commerce (CA), Gretna (LA), Lakewood Township (NJ), Irving (TX), Hunt Valley (MD) (3 locations), Springfield (MO) and South Bend (IN) along with international plants in London, Ontario, Antiguo Cuscatlán, El Salvador and just north of Mexico City, Mexico. The Quality Team Manager will report to the Quality Department Manager.
With more than $4 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food McCormick flavored. McCormick makes every meal and moment better™! To learn more please visit us at www.mccormickcorporation.com.
As an employer recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services including but not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing plan, paid holidays, paid sick days and paid vacation days.
Under the general direction of the Quality Manager, the Quality Team Manager will lead, engage and develop 15 to 20 employees in the quality labs and other offices/locations within the plant to ensure continuous manufacturing of products consistent with established standards and/or customer specifications. The Quality Team Manager will work within the McCormick High Performance Cultural Framework; actively teaching, coaching, developing and mentoring team members while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people.
Leads and manages the associated quality labs and Technicians to achieve key indicator results that support the Hunt Valley Plant’s strategic objectives, goals, strategies and measures (OGSMs)
Provides direction and supports the daily management and work prioritization of 15-30 direct reports to achieve flawless process and product quality goals
Creates and leads the structure of High Performance to engage the team to utilize continuous improvement and lean tools to optimize results within the quality team
Assures compliance with Corporate QA/QC policies and procedures, as well as Federal, State, and local regulations
Leads, develops and empowers Lab and Quality Technicians engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, lab facilities, and products
Manages fiscal responsibility to ensure the department spend is consistent with business requirements
Investigates, identifies and communicates documented root cause and corrective actions for out of specification finished products
Maintains customer quality satisfaction through inspection of raw materials, in-process materials, production processes, environmental conditions, and finished products
Ensures the timely compliance to all corporate, divisional, and customer correlation/calibration programs
Conducts and participates in customer visits and audits as needed
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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, or another technical field
Willingness and ability to work flexible hours to manage a three-shift operation
Minimum three (3) years of experience managing/supervising direct reports in a manufacturing / production environment
Minimum three (3) years working in Quality in food, beverage, flavor, pet food, and/or ingredient manufacturing plant(s)
Demonstrated knowledge of increased complexity such as working in another functional or technical area, significant project assignments, job rotation, etc.
Sustained demonstrated leadership in a High Performance / High Performance Systems (HPS) environment
Successful management of projects through to successful completion (cradle to grave)
Demonstrated understanding of how day to day decisions affect business results, customers, staffing, materials, processing and maintenance
Experience reacting to multiple and changing priorities and achieving results within a compressed time frame
Experience recognizing problems, analyzing them, offering solutions and using logical thought processes when making decisions
Experience reading and interpreting technical documents such as specifications, procedure manuals and technical data sheets
Experience working collaboratively in a team-based environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience writing technical procedures
Knowledge of and experience working with Food Safety Programs
Experience developing, coaching and motivating employees in a team based environment
Working knowledge of statistics
Experience in an FDA regulated facility
Experience working with SAP software system
Understanding of the importance of Cost of Quality
Experience with Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Demonstrated analytical skills to determine root cause and deliver corrective actions
Willingness to relocate for future assignments
Internal Number: 68411
About McCormick & Co., Inc.
McCormick & Company is the global leader in the manufacture, marketing and distribution of spices, seasonings and flavors to the entire food industry. Customers range from retail outlets and food service providers to food processing businesses. Founded in 1889, McCormick has approximately 8,000 employees. Headquartered near Baltimore, MD, McCormick has facilities in Canada, Europe and around teh globe with products sold in more than 100 countries. McCormick is an independent, publicly held company loyal to a heritage of product quality and customer service which has led to success for over one hundred years.
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