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Materials Manager


Danbury, CT, US, 06810

REQ ID:  32562

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 $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Sealed Air is seeking an experienced MATERIALS MANAGER at their Danbury, Connecticut location.  The position supports multiple locations with both a global customer and global supplier base. The role exists in a dynamic environment where activities are often blended with other groups to ensure collaborative workflow. The position is responsible for managing inventory and planning procedures for finished goods, manufactured goods, raw materials, and supplies. The managed materials are supplied to customers as end-user equipment, used to support manufacturing operations, and used to support end-user equipment.

More specifically responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze physical inventory, initiate inventory discrepancy investigations, and perform general activities necessary to maintain appropriate control
  • Collaborate with management to determine supply needs, and ensure Operations has an adequate flow of materials needed to meet customer/business needs
  • Lead planning activities for various platforms (internally and externally manufactured, raw parts and finished, supplied directly and through distribution, supplied from stock and from others)
  • Work with procurement to initiate purchasing of materials according to planning and specifications
  • Interact with manufacturing, shipping, receiving, and warehousing operations at numerous locations managing inventory levels to ensure availability of material as needed
  • Oversee distribution of material throughout the organization
  • Participate in forecasting future orders
  • Recommend measures to improve processes, performance, quality of service, and changes to increase efficiency
  • Use the SAP ERP system to manage master data and execute the material requirements of the global operation
  • Support relationships with suppliers including processes for consignment, floor stock, and other inventory management programs
  • Review and adjust materials within SAP to Engineering Change Orders
  • Knowledge of all Lean and Full Warehouse transactions within the SAP platform
  • Manage the reporting of key metrics associated with inventory control and service of the business



  • BS Degree in Business or related field; or equivalent combination of education, work and certifications
  • 5+ years’ Materials Manager experience
  • Experience in shipping and receiving
  • Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems; forecasting; and budgeting
  • Working knowledge of SAP Materials Management
  • Proficient in MS Office 365
  • Excellent organizational, process development, and leadership skills
  • A team-oriented problem-solver with ability to work across department boundaries in a global environment


Requisition id: 32562 

Relocation: No  

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



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: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

Job Segment: Engineer, Warehouse, ERP, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, Operations, Management

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