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Principal Engineering Project Manager

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  33552

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Summary

We have a career opportunity for a Principal Project Manager in Charlotte, NC. This position, located within our Innovation & Development (I&D) organization, will play a vital leadership role in the management of a portfolio of development projects as they pass through each phase from concept through commercialization.  The position will have responsibility for driving each project to its successful conclusion by ensuring that its scope is well defined, and resource estimates/project schedules are specified and appropriate to the project. This individual will work closely with the Business units, Supply Chain, and Innovation & Development management teams to ensure that resources are on task / on schedule and ensure issues get prioritized, highlighted, addressed and resolved in a timely manner. This individual will need to be able to communicate and interface effectively with internal and external personnel both domestically and internationally.

Responsibilities

The Project Manager will work to identify and manage schedule dependencies across various teams and departments to ensure that they are communicated, understood, and executed.  They will provide regular updates to Divisional and Functional management teams.  The Project Manager will have a level of interface with the Marketing, Manufacturing, Sales Service team and with Sealed Air’s customers, providing them with product support and training. The Project Manager needs to be comfortable and capable to communicate with equal effectiveness to both technical and non-technical audiences, and at all levels throughout the global organization.
 

Qualifications

•    5 years minimum documented Project Manager experience
•    Strong Project Planning and Execution skills required
•    Excellent Risk Management
•    Experienced in use of project management tools and methodologies (SmartSheet and/or Microsoft Project, experience with ePPM tools a plus)
•    Sound problem solving and analytic skills (RCA)
•    Excellent communication and facilitation skills
•    Must be able to influence all levels of the organization
•    Familiar with Business Case development including Financials (NPV) and Charter
•    Strong leadership skills, with proven ability to provide clear direction to matrixed resources in  virtual, multinational environments
•    Organization – the ability to compile the various inputs from the process and deliver status information accurately and completely.
•    Technical – the ability to comprehend the technical aspects of a product sufficiently to communicate across all levels within the organization
•    Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, chemistry, or technical discipline
•    From time to time, this may require some project specific support with sales / customers such as applications support.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Master’s Degree in a technical discipline or business administration 
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
•    Knowledge of engineering PLM/PDM 
•    Design for Six Sigma certification preferred
•    Experience in a manufacturing environment
•    Lean methodologies
•    Able to travel domestic and international about 30%  
•    Ability to train and mentor other Project Managers on Project Management methodologies.
 

Requisition id: 33552 

Relocation: Yes  

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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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

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.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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