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Senior Human Resources Generalist


Hamilton, NZ, 2000

REQ ID:  31089

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

Position Purpose

To deliver day to day Human Resources services across Hamilton and Auckland site by collaborating with Business Leaders, employees and external consultants.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Talent Acquisition.  Support the APAC talent hub to deliver a high standard of recruitment professionalism to the Company. Direct sourcing of Direct labour employees as required.
  • Management of Employment Contract, Entitlements and Benefits.  Provide advice to managers/employees on entitlements, benefits and immigration matters. Preparation of employment contracts in accordance with GRF and other company policies. Provide award/eba and contractual interpretations to Payroll.
  • Onboarding.   Facilitate all necessary onboarding requirements for new employees by liaising with Hiring Manager
  • Perform the role of Super User for company’s HRIS for New Zealand.  Record maintenance, processing of career event requests in accordance with GRF. Provide guidance to mangers on system use.
  • Global Rewards Framework.  Manage, support and administer compensation changes and job evaluations in line the GRF by working closely with business leaders and Total Rewards.  Support Managers during the ASR process.
  • Projects.   Participate, contribute in or lead HR / HRIS / Total Rewards/ Engagement and Retention, Skills assessment, Talent Management and development projects and initiatives as required locally, regionally and globally.
  • Mobility.   Manage all requirements in relation to employee mobility by liaising with the global mobility team ensuring all New Zealand immigration requirements are met. 
  • Policies & Procedures.   Assist in developing and executing HR policies and procedures and provide assistance in interpretation to the business.
  • Auditing.  Ensure all HR processes and employee records/documentation comply with auditing requirements.
  • Grievances / Counselling.   Support Employee Relations Manager in handling such matters.  Assist in conducting investigations to reach a fair & equitable resolution and undertake the role of workplace contract officer coordination.
  • Compliance Reporting.   Manage and complete company, external and government HR compliance reporting, eg Towers Watson and Compensation Projections.
  • Learning & Development. Deliver assigned training to business.



Qualifications and Requirements
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in a Business discipline plus experience in application of Employment Law, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management and Human Resource Administration and systems.
  • Extensive experience in general Human Resources services including Talent Management, Industrial Relations, Development, Engagement and Retention initiatives.
  • Some experience in Recruitment
  • Experience as a Superuser with HRIS systems, (Success Factors an advantage)
  • Must be detailed focused.
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and ethics
  • Computer literacy in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, WebEx, etc.
  • Abe to write and document Letters, Policies and procedures.
  • Keep up to date with current recruitment, sourcing and retention practices and data.
  • Willingness to relocate to Australia at some point.
  • Must have a degree

No contacts from recruitment agencies please.

Sealed Air does not accept unsolicited resumes from vendors (including without limitation search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies) and will not pay any associated fees for unsolicited resumes presented to any employee of our company.

Any resume submitted in the absence of a recruitment agreement with an approved vendor signed by an authorized representative of Sealed Air shall be deemed the sole property of Sealed Air.

Requisition id: 31089 

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.
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