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Senior HR Generalist


Bedford Heights, OH, US, 44146

REQ ID:  34637

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 $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Summary


The Senior HR Generalist is the HR Business Partner for two plant managers, providing strategic guidance and partnership as a member of the plant leadership team. They are a culture champion for Sealed Air’s Core Values, Core Competencies, and Leadership Behaviors, providing human resources support for over 300 manufacturing and office employees in Bedford Heights and Garfield Heights, Ohio. They act as a collaborative member of the AUTOBAG HR team, supporting Sealed Air’s AUTOBAG Power Brand sites in Ohio and West Virginia. Responsibilities include developing plant leaders, employee engagement, leads the plant and office staffing process for supported sites, ensures consistent practice and policy interpretation, driving the cyclical HR SEE calendar for supported sites, investigations, opportunity for local, North American and global project work, and continuously works to improve HR processes. Must be able to work a flexible schedule when necessary to support all shifts of employees.





  • Serve all employees to ensure their questions and concerns are answered in a timely and positive manner.  This includes all areas of HR such as: practices, policies, benefits, training, compensation, special programs, performance management, and other related HR activities. Based on subject, may need to refer person to another HR teammate or outside provider but ensures that person is serviced. Must be able and willing to adjust schedule as necessary to provide HR support on all shifts.
  • Responsible for supporting the hiring process for manufacturing hourly roles and office positions for Northeast Ohio sites. Works with plant managers to establish labor targets and utilize hiring process to ensure qualified candidates are hired on a timely basis.  
  • Support and train managers and supervisors regarding company policies and HR processes.  Work to ensure consistent applications of policies and practices.
  • Perform or manage the administrative functions required in supporting Human Resources and HRIS activities.  This includes change of statuses, leave management, reports, files, records keeping, projects, etc.
  • Support or lead HR projects. As a member of the North American HR team, project work on wide ranging areas of HR practice, policies, or Centers of Excellence specialty areas are available to high performers.    Support training programs. Work to continually improve HR service and processes. 




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. PHR/SCRM-CP preferred.
  • 3-5 years of HR generalist, HR business partner, or HR Manager experience – strong preference for manufacturing HR experience. Staffing experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedule to cover shifts; schedule can be early or later hours on some days.
  • Knowledge of laws pertaining to HR, compensation, benefits, and training.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; HRIS experience preferred.
  • Experience with continuous improvement through employee engagement and performance management.
  • Communications skills: verbal, written, and group facilitation and presentation. 
  • Servant leader, positive approach, team player.


Requisition id: 34637 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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