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Category Manager


Shanghai, CN

REQ ID:  40705

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

Job Description


- Execute Sealed Air’s resin sourcing strategy in coordination with Portfolio and I&D to support business growth in Asia
- Work with cross-functional teams to develop targeted category strategies to achieve total cost reductions, reduce spend complexity and fragmentation, and ensure that key quality and service metrics are developed and met.  Manage and drive year-over-year improvement in total cost of ownership.
- Create active, inclusive partnerships with Commercial team, Portfolio and I&D, and develop shared strategies/goals.
- Category and vendor strategies should be revisited as needed to sustain awareness around changes in approach and vendor capabilities.




- Bachelor’s in chemical/Materials or related field of study is preferred.
- Above 5 years of business experience with a multinational company in a Purchasing or Commercial capacity. 
- Proven internal and external negotiation skills and ability to work in a collaborative, global team environment that fosters aggressive and effective approaches to sourcing materials/services.
- Ability to prioritize projects and multi-task to meet deadlines and business needs.
- Excellent executive level presentation and written communication skills.
- Ability to work across functions, countries, and regions.

Requisition id: 40705 

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.



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.

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Category Manager, Operations, Retail, Marketing

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