EH&S Lead


Porirua, NZ, 5022

REQ ID:  47699

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

Job Description

  • The EH&S Lead ensures a high standard of Environmental, Health and Safety across the divisions, overall operations, and products to safeguard our employees, assets and customers.
  • This role will implement and ensure compliance with company policies, specifically pertaining to Environmental safety, like: ISO 45001, ISO 14001 IMS/ISO 9001. Workcover and other relevant legislative and accreditation requirements. Vital to this will be to carry out continuous improvement activities, and provide direction, support, and training to employees at all levels.
  • This role responsibilities include maintaining the Safety database, conducting root cause investigations, developing safety improvement plans, and ensuring SOP compliance. You will perform risk assessments, safety observations, and lead safety meetings. The role involves coordinating EHS initiatives, managing contractor safety compliance, and overseeing emergency preparedness. You will lead EHS-related projects, monitor KPIs, and generate improvement ideas. Effective communication and timely reporting on safety performance, incident trends, and training needs are essential. The HSE manager will also lead internal and external audits, support training initiatives, and represent the site in EH&S matters with external entities.


  • Absolute commitment to the highest Environmental & safety standards in the workplace.
  • Proven experience (over 5 years of working experience) within a comparable industry, or similar role.
  • Possess a high standard of communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfort in motivating others and create change and compliance in all layers of the organization.
  • Strong customer focus and ability to present in sales / customer environment on topics of safety, wellbeing, environment and OHS guidelines.
  • Ability to create compliance within both owned manufacturing plants and contract manufacturers.
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports, policies and procedures as well as being proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software for the development of the above.
  • Able to travel domestically when required especially to support Auckland plant occasionally.


You must have New Zealand work rights to be considered for the role.

No agency contact please.

Requisition id: 47699 

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]




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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