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HR Business Partner - Supply Chain, UK


St Neots, GB, PE19 2HN

REQ ID:  30996

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit



  • Responsible for delivering a customer driven and comprehensive Human resources support, aligning to Business strategies.
  • Gain a full in-depth knowledge of the functions and translation of business strategy into HR interventions.
  • Manage payroll/administration and benefits. 




  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the HR function by undertaking appropriate diagnostic work.
  • Facilitate effective implementation of new HR initiatives in designated areas as appropriate
  • Ensure the alignment of HR strategies with existing company policies and procedures, and update as required
  • Work closely with the Global and European HR team to develop and implement ways of working 
  • Ensure any strategic changes / implementation of a people cycle is cascaded to all areas of the business and the relevant training is received on new ways of working
  • Manage the payroll process including responsibility for Audit and SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) Compliance., and HR link for HMRC audits
  • Manage UKI benefits including Private Medical Insurance, Life cover, income protection including negotiating the annual rates, gaining agreement for the business and implementation.
  • Manage the current Stakeholder pension and become involved in and progressively take on management of legacy DB pension schemes
  • Build successful relationships with key internal and external stakeholders 
  • Develop strong networks across the UK/Ireland and Global/European stakeholders
  • Build working relationships with Trade Unions to facilitate a collaborative working practice 
  • Ensure ability to respond in a timely way to HR demands
  • Establish a good understanding of the business environment, across the regions
  • Undertake specific project work as required (e.g. Change Projects)

Line Management Support

  • Work with the Recruitment hub and key business stakeholders to ensure agreed recruitment processes are followed and the best Talent is recruited.
  • Provide recruitment process advice to internal stakeholders and partner with the recruitment hub to ensure excellent service delivery to candidates and internal stakeholders.
  • Operational Advice & Support
  • Act as point of reference for decision making with all major stakeholders
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of the legislative framework
  • Provide support to line managers during the full HR  cycle and processes execution including the annual performance review, PDP’s, training etc.

Employee Relations (ER) Advice 

  • Work closely with the relevant manager on all ER issues that arise within your area
  • Provide advice and support on all ER issues within the UKI business as appropriate and ensure correct application of HR policies 
  • Support the promotion of a culture of performance, change orientation and improvement 
  • Where appropriate, challenge existing ways of working to ensure all staff align with the Company policy and  aim to World Class Standards.   

People Metrics

  • Collate and report on all People metrics as required (eg absence, turnover, etc)
  • Analyse and use collected metrics to review outputs and define actions with major stakeholders

 Talent & Leadership Development

  • Review gaps in leadership capability with senior management and develop action plans accordingly
  • Lead local Talent Management Review and monitor progresses of PDP

People Management 

  • Provide coaching and mentoring support as required to team members and peers


•    CIPD qualified or equivalent qualification (full or part qualified) (desirable) 
•    Graduate or equivalent (desirable)
•    Educated to “A” level, HND or equivalent (essential)

Experience add in back office and benefits experience HR processes and benefits and pension exposure
•    Experience delivering payroll, administration and benefits processes
•    Experience working in a manufacturing or FMCG environment, ideally supporting a Regional or  global, corporate organisation
•    Experience in a senior HR  management or related role
•    Experience managing  Change Management Projects and  re-organisations. (including restructuring and redundancy)
•    Experience managing a broad range of training and development interventions
•    Experience in coaching and mentoring individuals and management teams
•    Ability to manage complex HR priorities over different sites within the UKI
•    To be able to travel to the other sites on a regular basis with the possibility of overnight stays (in compliance with Covid-19 Government Regulations)
Additional Qualifications:

•    Good listener, with the ability to quickly gain rapport and trust across all levels
•    Strong influencer, able to challenge management and staff where appropriate
•    Highly results focused, and with a strong attention to detail
•    Good knowledge of employment legislation
•    Demonstrable people management skills, with the ability to lead effectively
•    Highly tenacious and resilient with the ability to see things through to completion in a climate of ambiguity and change
•    Commercially aware, and able to understand budgets
•    Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•    Highly structured and systematic approach to delivering business solutions
•    Excellent team player, able to develop strong relationships with colleagues and peers
•    Leads by example, and lives the company’s values
•    Able to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively
•    Anticipates change, plans and adapts as needed to an evolving environment
•    Has the ability to build and leverage mutually beneficial relationships and networks based on integrity and trust
•    Understands the needs of the customer—internal and external—and excels in building win/win relationships
•    Proactively seeks opportunities to increase value by raising standards and championing best practices
•    Proactively looks for and acts upon opportunities to create value for our business
•    Coach and provide candid feedback to others 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Requisition id: 30996 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



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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