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Performance Improvement Leader

LOCATION: 

Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  41700

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 www.sealedair.com.

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.
 

Responsibilities

 

  • 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 areas
     

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor Degree or higher required, technical degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant manufacturing work experience in a LEAN environment required:
  • Degree in Chemical, Industrial 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: 41700 

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.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

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: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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