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Packaging Application Centre Manager


Alsfeld, DE, 36304

REQ ID:  39021

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit

What does a Packaging Application Centre Manager do?

You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Sealed Air’s Alsfeld and Nijmegen Packaging Application Centres (PACs), based in Alsfeld, Germany. You will manage the PAC, Dynamics Test Lab services and teams in both locations, being part of the regional PAC Leadership team and reporting directly to the EMEA PAC Leader.

Why do we need you?

  • To assure the efficient, economical, and timely response to customers’ requests for package design and/or testing in our products,
  • provide efficient, economical, and timely response to customers’ requests for Instapak molds and tooling,
  • maintain schedules and record keeping insuring effective scheduling of time,
  • provide field assistance to our Sales and Service Reps where required,
  • generate reports for customers, management and sales and service reps,
  • oversee Packaging Design Engineers & Packaging Design Technicians,
  • provide training for customers and our employees,
  • manage PAC and other services to approved budgets,
  • manage Health and Safety protocols for both sites, personnel, and equipment.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

  • You have experience working as people manager in a technical environment,
  • bachelor of Science degree or other equivalent work experience,
  • demonstrated experience with mechanical CAD systems would be an asset,
  • excellent listening skills to understand stakeholders needs & viewpoints,
  • strong business acumen, including exceptional networking skills and a demonstrated ability to influence,
  • ability to travel (10-20%) as needed to support both PAC locations and for other business needs.

Additional qualifications:

  • ability to work with various database systems to prioritize and organize design projects (SAP a plus),
  • capable of managing multiple, simultaneous projects in a fast-paced and demanding work environment,
  • disciplined self-starter with strong organizational skills and ability to work independently,
  • confident leader with a professional, ambitious, and a positive attitude,
  • experience working with customers building engineer to engineer relationships,
  • ability to effectively communicate at all levels- Sr leadership, engineers, designers, sales representatives and customers,
  • experience with Microsoft Suite of office tools (Excel, Word, PPT, O365, SharePoint, etc.).

Requisition id: 39021 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

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