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Global Sector Leader - Fresh Red Meat

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Date: Oct 7, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Requisition id: 8246 

Additional Location(s): None

 

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.2 billion in sales in 2016 and has approximately 14,000 employees who serve customers in 117 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Scope of Position

The Global Sector leader will be responsible for creating and driving new solutions across the value chain to increase operating efficiencies, extend shelf life and reduce food waste and elevating the brand promises of our customers.  The primary objective of the role is to leverage deep industry insight to define our strategic and innovation priorities by creating system solutions which drive meaningful value for customers. 

Responsibilities

  • Identifying new opportunity spaces and emerging technologies to create new systems and digital based solutions, value added new products and innovation platforms.
  • Develop create concrete business cases and build consensus around a strategic vision and direction
  • Develop and institute the global Fresh Red Meat sector strategy demonstrating a deep understanding of the value chain, industry economics and competitive structures.   
  • Develop and execute focused strategies for expanding our business into adjacencies
  • Develop and institute a systematic approach toward driving growth in the emerging markets, recognizing opportunities and creating growth strategies which are uniquely tailored for Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa.
  • Provides thought-leadership collecting and analyzing how customer, consumer, sector and industry trends will impact our business.
  • Identify, nurture and pursue strategic industry alliances at downstream customers, industry associations, government agencies, universities and research firms

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree required; MBA preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in sales, marketing or business development within food, beverage or packaging industries.  Protein experience preferred.
  • Business minded problem solver, experienced in white space analysis, business case development and financial analysis. 
  • Proven history of driving innovation and strategic market development in both mature and emerging economies. 
  • Collaborative individual who attacks work with drive, energy and an eye on the bottom line
  • Strong interpersonal skills, such as consensus building and facilitation
  • Ability to travel internationally; up to 50% travel

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: List as many bullet statements as needed

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build solid working relationships with internal and external colleagues, customers and partners.
  • Ability to clearly articulate value and serve as the industry SME, both internally and externally.
  • He/she must be innovative, creative and entrepreneurial in their approach to understanding the market, recognizing opportunities and envisioning strategies for growth. 
  • Self-motivated with high ambitions and the ability to work with limited supervision. 
  • Demonstrate business maturity in areas of decision-making and conflict resolution.
  • Bias for action and results

ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Value Chain Analysis (VCA) experience

Success Factors:

  • Lead in understanding global market segment, customers and product lines 
  • Focus on results 
  • Analytical approach 
  • Build strong and durable relationships 
  • Act with long term perspective 
  • Mobilize resources 
  • Manage complexity 
  • Communicate & share information 
  • Plan & Organize

Requisition id: 8246 

Additional Location(s): None

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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