Senior Project Manager


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  47743

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. We strive to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. That culture guides everything we do, including how we partner with our customers and suppliers, how we attract and retain top talent, and how we create and deliver value for our stakeholders. In 2023, Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and had approximately 17,000 employees operating out of 46 countries/territories and distributing products in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit

Position Summary

This position, located within our Innovation Portfolio 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. 

Primary Responsibilities

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. 


 The Project Manager will also 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.  


  • 3 years minimum documented Project Manager experience 
  • Strong Project Planning and Execution skills required 
  • Excellent Risk Management experience
  • 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: 47743 

Relocation: No  

Sealed Air is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. Sealed Air prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. 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 identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the Sealed Air name or logo. Sealed Air will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]




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Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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