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Sr HR Generalist


Hanover, PA, US, 17331

REQ ID:  35556

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

Job Summary


The Senior HR Generalist performs duties associated with different functional HR areas, including employee relations, training, hiring, employment, and benefits. This role serves as part of the front-line team to support the Hanover, PA Protective Care Facility, the regional HR teams and the HR Centers of Excellence (COEs) communities.


Key Competencies


  • Capacity to understand people issues impacting the business and how the business can create profit and value
  • Demonstrates integrity in all business interactions and honors personal commitments
  • Ability to provide both verbal and written information clearly, succinctly, and persuasively, as well as ability to influence others
  • Skill in project management, resource management, and strategic planning
  • Ability to reach agreements and consensus despite differing goals and priorities
  • Capacity to understand problems and issues in the context of the bigger picture and understand relationships among subcomponents
  • Ability to use research methods effectively, including data collection, diagnostic, and analytical skills




  • Hands on recruiting, interviewing, and selecting qualified manufacturing personnel for multiple shifts across multiple sites
  • Coach, counsel, and guide managers before the execution of employee disciplinary actions
  • Understand problems and issues in the context of the bigger picture and understand relationships between processes
  • Ability manage and process a large volume of voicemail, telephone, email, and face-to-face communication daily
  • Develop and promote feedback mechanisms for employees to influence the continuous improvement of HR services and processes
  • Drive people processes to ensure that employees’ capabilities meet current and future standards
  • Maintain close contact with the HR team to ensure alignment with corporate and business unit HR and the HR generalist team
  • Manage specific projects as determined in the HR planning process and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives
  • Distribute, monitor, and ensure that employee performance evaluations are completed in a timely manner
  • Complete and handle paperwork associated with employee’s life cycle
  • Support line management in forecasting and planning talent pipeline requirements




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. PHR/SCRM-CP preferred.
  • 3-5 years of HR generalist, HR business partner, or HR Manager experience – strong preference for manufacturing HR experience. Staffing experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedule to cover shifts; schedule can be early or later hours on some days.
  • Knowledge of laws pertaining to HR, compensation, benefits, and training.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; HRIS experience preferred.
  • Experience with continuous improvement through employee engagement and performance management.
  • Communications skills: verbal, written, and group facilitation and presentation. 
  • Servant leader, positive approach, team player.


Requisition id: 35556 

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: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

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