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Production Supervisor


Keyser, WV, US, 26726

REQ ID:  33823

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

Role Purpose

Please note the schedule for this position: Monday – Friday day shift but will need to have flexibility to cover the off shifts/weekend as needed.

Provide leadership, guidance, and direction for the Extrusion department employees. Lead in a manner where employees are engaged in meeting operational goals in: Safety, Quality Standards, and Productivity. Coordinate the work of production employees within the department to maintain a high standard of safety, quality, productivity, and employee morale. Initiate and complete continuous improvement projects.


Principal Accountabilities

• Lead employees in Extrusion Department 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 involve and engage employees in continuous improvement efforts.

• The supervisors will be responsible for the on-time execution of the production schedule, as well as reporting performance and issues into the daily integration meeting.

• Supervisor will manage the daily performance summary and will be responsible for making sure the performance KPI’s are updated. The daily performance summary and performance KPI’s are critical for reporting the shift’s performance on a daily basis.

• Help lead the daily integration meetings with a focus on Extrusion department KPI’s and provide support to other departments.

• Lead and direct functions for maintenance, shipping, and quality personnel as needed.

• Perform, analyze, and prepare corrective actions on production-related problems to improve overall department quality.

• Investigate and document any OSHA related accidents\incidents. Recommend and implement plans to prevent injuries based on accident investigation.

• Will be responsible for maintaining levels of raw materials (Company Owned & Consignment) and finished product to satisfy the needs of internal and external customers. Responsible for Extrusion Scheduling (Personnel & Machines) and will act as back up to Senior Demand Planner for Keyser Operations.


  • College Degree in Business / Manufacturing Technology preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Experience as a lead/supervisor/manager in manufacturing. Experience with blown film extrusion.
  • Knowledge in Operational Excellence Performance Management System
  • 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.
  • Experience with key measurements, costs and budgets preferred.

Requisition id: 33823 

Relocation: Yes  

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: Cumberland

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