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Production Supervisor


Garfield Heights, OH, US, 44125

REQ ID:  39662

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make 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 Description

Responsible for the direct supervision of the Printing, Extrusion, Converting, and Shipping departments’ employees. Effective supervision will contribute towards both the departments and the plant achieving the budgeted and planned goals.  Coordinate the work of production employees within the departments in an effort to maintain a high standard of safety, quality, productivity, and employee morale. Initiate and complete continuous improvement projects.

Please note this is B Shift (Nights)- Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and every other Saturday 6pm-6am


  • Supervise employees in all departments and monitor daily activities to ensure departmental goals are met and products are produced safely to quality standards.  Maintain positive interaction and knowledge transfer with all employees. Provide timely evaluations and performance feedback to all employees.
  • Initiate and complete continuous improvement projects in quality, productivity, cost, safety, and service to achieve maximum attainment of standards and exceed expectations. Work to engage involve and engage employees in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Work cross functionally with other departments to resolve issues that originated in any of the departments as well as monitor trends, etc. to prevent problems from re-occurring in those areas.
  • Work with all department employees to ensure they understand, follow, and follow all safety, I.S.O., AIB, and FIRST procedures and work instructions. Participate in I.S.O., AIB and FIRST re-certification annually.
  • Respond timely to all departmental problems and resolve as quickly and effectively as possible.  Communicate problems/resolution to employees to ensure all are aware of any issues in their areas.
  • Investigate and document any OSHA related accidents\incidents. Recommend and implement plans to prevent injuries based on accident investigation.


  • Experience as a lead/supervisor/manager in manufacturing. Experience with blown co-extrusion and/or Flexographic printing is preferred.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and problem-solving methodology. Utilization of Lean or Six Sigma methodology preferred. TOC experience is a plus.
  • Effective communication skills: 1-1, presentation, group facilitation, and written.  Effective listener.
  • Ability to teach, coach and develop employees. Positive leadership approach.
  • Proficient computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with ERP and timekeeping system preferred.
  • Experience in an AIB and ISO preferred.
  • Project management skills.
  • Experience with key measurements, costs and budgets preferred.
  • College Degree preferably in Business / Manufacturing Technology preferred or equivalent experience.




Requisition id: 39662 

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: Cleveland

Job Segment: Industrial, Production Manager, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Management, Operations

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