Sr. HR Manager


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681 Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  43326

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

Position Summary:


As the Senior Manager, People Experience (Sr. HR Manager) you will support, implement, and execute all strategic and tactical aspects of the HR function for two plants, our flagship in Simpsonville, SC and our Duncan plant.  

Reporting to the Executive Director or HR, you will be asked to deploy site wide HR programs and initiatives to include: Total Rewards (compensation, benefits, immigration & relocation); Talent Acquisition (recruiting, new hire on-boarding, orientation), Talent Management (succession planning, performance management & development), Learning & Organizational Capability (performance management, training delivery & design), Diversity & Inclusion programs coordination, HRIS deployment, government & legislative compliance, employee and labor relations, termination management, and employee engagement and good will initiatives. 


Core Values to Drive:

  • Integrity: Every day, intentionally choose to do the right thing – no matter the circumstance.
  • Determination:  Empower to deliver on your commitments.
  • Innovation: Operate based on mutual trust and encourage diverse thinking to achieve a common objective for yourself and others.
  • Collaborate: Think without limits to solve customer, company and societal challenges that align with current and future business goals. 


The Culture You Will Deploy:

At SEE, we invested in developing our people in a number of initiatives such as an online learning portal, role-specific technical skills training, management and leadership training, executive succession planning, tuition reimbursement benefits, and early career rotation programs. We offer competitive compensation and benefits programs and are committed to be externally competitive, internally equitable, and to differentiate rewards based on performance. We review our compensation and benefit programs around the world ensuring they offer market-competitive compensation and meaningful benefits that keep out employees appreciated, invested and retained. We believe that investing in our employees results in increased engagement, satisfaction, and retention, which in turn, supports the achievement of our business strategy to be a high-performing, world-class company.

How You Will Impact:


As the Sr. HR Manager, you will support, implement, and executes all aspects of the HR function for two Manufacuring sites, to including but not limited to: 

  • Lead and develop a team of HR professionals who Support regional sites.
  • Positive employee and labor relations (employee engagement, union avoidance, collective bargaining) 
  • Performance and talent management (employee development & succession planning, annual review processes, termination processes, etc.) in partnership with local practices and applicable business processes
  • Regional project coordination around policies, processes and change management, in partnership with legal, HR operations team members and COE’s 
  • Total Rewards (compensation, benefits)
  • Oversee the talent acquisition process for hourly hires and contractors (recruiting, new hire on-boarding and orientation)
  • Learning & Organizational Capability (performance management, training delivery & design)
  • Diversity & Inclusion programs coordination
  • Partner with the plant leadership team to ensure HR initiatives are aligned with organizational goals and objectives  
  • HRIS deployment, including management of local e-Time platform or other time management systems
  • Government & legislative compliance, internal investigations, good will initiatives
  • Collecting and analyzing employment data to drive decision making process 

Experiences and Skills for Success:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a degree in HR, Organizational Development, Phycology, Sociology, or related field; MBA in HR and/or professional certifications (SPHR/PHR) preferred but not required
  • 5+ years of HR Generalist work experience in a manufacturing environment supporting high performance work teams 
  • Strong understanding of HR laws, principles and practices
  • Leadership and ability to motivate and develop staff; manager/supervisor experience preferred
  • Excellent technical/systems skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PeopleSoft, e-Time, ADP, SAP)
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to use data in the decision-making process 
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to perform independently at a high level, self-directed, self-motivated 
  • Experience with compensation and job leveling program redesign in a manufacturing environment
  • Experienced in leading organizational change initiatives, talent assessments and processes
  • Ability to travel (25%) and future location mobility – This position will require frequent travel between Simpsonville and Duncan campus
  • Good influencing and relationship building skills

Requisition id: 43326 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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