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APAC Marketing Manager Inflatables & Paper Solutions

LOCATION: 

Shanghai, CN

REQ ID:  41233

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. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

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.

What does a Product Portfolio Manager do?

This position provides leadership and support for two critical portfolios within the fulfillment platform - Inflatables & Paper Systems. This position focus on helping support and lead key growth projects and initiatives while optimizing product pricing and margins within the Inflatables & Paper Systems portfolios to help drive profitable growth for the APAC business.

Why we need you?

  • To use your flexible packaging industry knowledge ang your product portfolio management expertise in the industrial packaging industry to enable the identification of future market trends, insights and customer needs, to ensure we have the correct portfolio in place to allow sales to execute key growth programs.
  • To use your strategic mindset to create a new product development roadmap and use your excellent project management skills to drive new product development initiative projects and commercialize new products.
  • To use your strong analytical ability to develop strategic direction for helping manage the overall profitability of the business through gross profit for our Inflatable and paper business.
  • To use your excellent relationship building skills complemented by the proven ability to work with others, especially across team boundaries, and you have strong interpersonal and communication skills such as consensus building, decision-making and conflict resolution.
  • You take ownership and initiative in everything you do with limited supervision and thrive working as part of cross-functional teams
  • You are not afraid to speak your mind - you continually suggest new ideas or ways to improve on old ideas or processes and use your demonstrated ability to champion change, influence and drive results in a complex organization
  • You work to have a clear understanding of the markets we serve and leverage this knowledge to recognizing opportunities for growth and delivers ROI

A full job description is available

What are our core values?
Integrity
Determined
Innovative
Collaborative

We have great total compensation and premier benefits!

Job Description

  • Price and Mix Management – Keeps track of actual material costs and helps manage pricing strategy for the region and for key accounts as needed; recommends acceptable price ranges; implements price increases as needed; approves deviation requests; works with Sales team to profitably grow business
  • Optimizes manufacturing costs – Develops projects in coordination with Supply Chain to improve direct manufacturing expenses, indirect overhead costs, etc.; understands/reviews manufacturing savings projects and KPI’s on a regular basis
  • Product marketing management – Participates in strategy development; understands and helps support key marketing programs; ensures that we have the correct portfolio in place to allow sales to execute key growth programs
  • Maximizes the P&L – With strategic direction and support from Senior Leadership, is responsible for helping manage the overall profitability of the business through gross profit (average selling price / manufacturing cost management with Sales and Supply Chain) for our Inflatables & Paper business
  • Supports key customer/commercial engagements 
  • Optimizes SKU Management – Manages SKU’s and plant capabilities to make sure we have the right products where needed, while ensuring optimal production costs and efficiencies
  • Manages inventory targets – Ensures optimal finished goods inventory levels, liaises with sales to minimize aged inventory, and drives programs to achieve DOH targets
  • Manages mid and long-term capacity – Makes sure we have adequate capacity where needed to achieve sales forecast by reviewing and formulating the demand forecast; champions capital expenditure approval for business; works with Supply Chain & I&D as needed to investigate/execute new manufacturing processes & platforms
  • Product line stewardship – Provides product representation at trade shows as needed, helps coordinate the development of product specific marketing collateral, handles inquiries from the field, product training, etc.
  • Partners across teams & functions to drive execution – Works closely with Manufacturing, I&D, Marketing, & Sales teams to understand business needs, prioritizes initiatives to optimize the portfolio and facilitate execution of strategies to improve profitability and grow the business
  • Delivers Return on Investments – Prioritizes project queue to maximize impact on revenue and profits; launches new initiatives/products in partnership with I&D, Marketing, and sales

Qualifications

  • MBA Degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree required. 
  • 5+ years of experience in product marketing / portfolio management, supply chain management, or financial management within a manufacturing industry.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.
  • You have existing market expertise in the e-commerce/fulfillment sector or a proven ability to quickly learn, to enable the identification of future market trends, insights and customer needs is a plus.
  • Able to understand complex issues and can clearly articulate complex ideas
  • Excellent project management, organization, attention to detail, follow-up
  • Strong analytical abilities to identify issues and self-start programs
  • Ability to communicate & liaise broadly across functions & the global organization
  • Demonstrated ability to champion change, influence and drive results in a complex organization
  • Excellent relationship building skills complemented by the proven ability to work with others, especially across team boundaries
  • You take ownership and initiative in everything you do with limited supervision and thrive working as part of cross-functional teams. 
  • You are not afraid to speak your mind – you continually suggest new ideas or ways to improve on old ideas or processes. 
  • You work to have a clear understanding of the markets we serve and leverage this knowledge to recognizing opportunities for growth. 
  • You are comfortable working in fast-paced environments and don’t mind a constantly evolving job where you can determine what you do next. 
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills, such as consensus building, decision-making and conflict resolution.

Requisition id: 41233 

Relocation: No  

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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