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North America EHS Manager

Date: Jan 27, 2019

Location: Simpsonville, SC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description



Reporting to the North American Director of EH&S, the primary purpose of this position is to grow the North America Supply Chain (NA SC) and Divisions (Product Care, Food Care, Diversey Care) culture to achieve world class EHS performance. Tactically deploys the strategy and safety vision for the NA SC function. Effectively executes against the strategy to elevate safety and environmental performance to world-class levels in the Divisions. Assesses, coaches and grows the NA SC EHS team (plant EHS coordinators), enabling the talent, and skills necessary to drive continuous improvement towards world-class safety and environmental performance.




  • Promote a Zero Injury Safety Culture: Provide leadership and coaching to NA SC Business Unit Segment leadership team, plant managers, and EHS coordinators to create a workplace free of recognized hazards, promote safe work behaviors and foster a culture that keeps the safety of our employees a business value.
  • Standards, Technical Guidance: Assist the NA EHS team in the development, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of Environmental Health and Safety programs, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Tactically deploy tools and training to the NA SC Business Unit Segment leadership team, plant managers, and EHS coordinators to ensure implementation of the standards.
  • Audit Process: Manage and implement local EHS compliance audits to monitor progress of continuous improvement and compliance for the NA SC Business Unit Segment. Leverage the data and findings to implement true root cause corrective actions. Lead efforts to minimize any legal regulatory activity from government authorities.
  • Training: Implement training strategies and course curriculum to advance the knowledge of the NA SC Business Unit Segment team including the leadership team, plant managers, and plant EHS Coordinators.
  • Risk Management: Work in collaboration with the Risk Management Department on the tactical development and deployment of loss prevention (Fire and WC) strategies to reduce loss experience.
  • Risk Mitigation: Find and Eliminate Waste, tactically implement opportunities for the business unit to continuously improve environmental programs in the areas of pollution abatement, environmental and waste water management and to identify ways to minimize processes that affect employee safety and the environment.
  • Project Management: Work with plants, facility managers and EHS leads to ensure regulatory compliance, and life safety risks are adequately managed for new capital investments. Effectively coach the implementation of change management.
  • Key Performance Indicators: Provide guidance, interpretation and verification for KPI’s. Perform analysis of data to identify trends and set targets in alignment with Corporate Goals, and develop pro active action plans / programs based on paredo analyses to improve performance.








  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in manufacturing environments, either in EH&S, Quality or Operational roles
  • Able to travel a minimum of 40% of the time across North America




  • Lean/Six Sigma certification (Black Belt, Green Belt)
  • Excellent leadership & influencing skills, able to partner at all levels to achieve critical goals to improve the operation and business
  • Experience leading significant change initiatives in manufacturing environments
  • Experience leading teams of direct and indirect resources
  • Sense of urgency, able to prioritize and operate independently



Requisition id: 26347 

Relocation: Yes  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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