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VP, Global Digital Packaging Solutions

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  39977

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make 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 $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Summary

 

Reporting to the Senior Vice President & Chief Growth & Strategy Officer, the Vice President of Global Design Solutions will be accountable for the global strategy and growth of digital solutions including digital printing and graphics, smart packaging, and connected services.  


 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develops printing tech
  • Aligns and prioritizes development against resources and return
  • Builds smart packaging architecture
  • Prioritizes feature and hardware development
  • Develops new monetization models for turning data into results (via services offered through Packaging Application Centers -PACs: structural design, prototypes, testing)
  • Develops strategy, roadmap and targets for growth and expansion of Digital Solutions in Graphics, Smart Packaging, Design and more.
  • Determines ecosystem (skills, resources, and partners) necessary to achieve growth
  • Manages and prioritizes development
  • Understands what requirements and capabilities are necessary to deliver growth
  • Builds initial business models

 

Key Deliverables

 

  • # of systems validated
  • # of systems deployed by region and application
  • Customer conversion and adoption (working w/ “Reach Team”)
  • Incremental digital print revenue
  • Customer penetration rate
  • Materials attachment rate
  • Digital printing attachment rate
  • Automation/equipment attachment rate 
  • % of equipment enabled with capability

 

Qualifications

 

  • 10+ years of directly related experience leading digitally enabled new businesses or new product development efforts 
  • Prior experience leading large multi-national organizations
  • Prior experience developing and managing near-term and long-term (multi-year) product roadmaps, as well as their underlying visions, strategies and business cases
  • Prior experience assessing and identifying digital technology capabilities that address key market opportunities 
  • Prior experience within plastics or packaging industry a plus
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to champion change, influence and drive results in a complex organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels to foster collaborative working relationships with various stakeholders within and outside of the organization.
  • Must be able to easily maneuver between high level strategic thinking - business, technical, financial, operational, and customer facing
  • Ability to be self-directed and handle ambiguous environments 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, engineering or related discipline 
  • MBA Preferred

 

Requisition id: 39977 

Relocation: Yes  

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.

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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.


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