Performance Improvement Leader


Bedford Heights, OH, US, 44146

REQ ID:  46799

SEE 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.

SEE strives to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. Our culture guides everything we do – how we partner with our customers and suppliers, attract and retain top talent, and create value for our stakeholders.

SEE generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and has approximately 17,000 employees. The company operates out of 46 countries/territories, and our products are distributed in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit

Job Description

The Performance Improvement Leader is responsible for applying continuous improvement and lean manufacturing methodologies throughout the organization/plants and acts as a lean champion, driving Lean-Enterprise culture throughout the organization.


•    Implement Lean within the Manufacturing and Supply chain organizations
•    Provide intensive training for production teams and culture change within the organization
•    Teach, demonstrate and Coordinate Lean implementation and activities on the shop floor such as Kanban, Material Conveyance, Production flow, Super Market design and deployment, Value Stream Mapping, Takt time analysis, Problem-Solving, Standardized work, Set-up reduction, 5S, Visual Workplace, and Error-Proofing, 5S, TPM, SMED/QCO, Visual Factory, Kaizen, Scheduling, etc.
•    Ensure consistency of Lean methods 
•    Assist plant Lean teams in sustaining gains achieved in Lean efforts. ----Support management team in implementing the best practices 
•    Contact for overall Lean improvement plan development and implementation  
•    Lead Kaizen events as and where needed
•    Set Lean reporting (projects and financials) system, and report regularly to Line and functional management
•    Manage follow-up of multiple projects in different production Sites
•    Exchange experiences with Lean organizations in other area


•    Bachelor’s degree or higher required
•    Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant manufacturing work experience

•    Degree in Chemical, Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering is highly preferred
•    Black Belt is highly preferred
•    Hands-on and has strong experience in production management with Lean implementation
•    Strong leader with a strong personality, who is able to convince the organization to do the move toward Lean
•    Advanced Training in Lean methodologies, 5s, SMED, VSM, Kaizen and other continuous improvement methodologies
•    Good understanding of financial measurements and goals in the Lean/Flow through-put world
•    Solid project management skills, team leadership skills, and excellent communication skills
•    Process improvement experience with demonstrated successful results driven application of the concept
•    Demonstrated success in leading and driving sustained change on the shop floor
•    Experienced in training, facilitating, and coaching of Lean concepts to all levels of an organization
•    Has led/participated/directed 50+ kaizen events on the shop floor and the ability to regularly work on the manufacturing floor and outside

Requisition id: 46799 

Relocation: No  

SEE is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. SEE prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. 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 identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]




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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