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Group Performance Leader

Date: Jan 27, 2019

Location: Lenoir, NC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description



The Group Performance Leader is responsible driving the on-time execution of the production schedule by the shop floor, as well as leading the production teams in meeting performance targets.  This position also leads a daily integration meeting with the support groups to address performance and quality issues.  






  • Under the direction of the Production Superintendent, drives the daily performance of the production teams on various shifts and manages and leads the Team Performance Leaders and Production team members within the area. 
  • The GPL will manage the daily performance summary and is responsible to make sure that 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.
  • The GPL will lead the daily integration meeting including Safety, Quality, Engineering, and Maintenance representation.
  • The GPL is responsible for partnering with the maintenance department to coordinate planned maintenance activities.  The GPL will ensure the equipment is prepared prior to maintenance intervention as defined in the daily integration meeting.
  • The GPL will lead the daily schedule review process.
  • The GPL will create the daily plan based on the output of the daily review, integration, and daily schedule meetings.  It allows for the TPL/GPL to manage the key daily activities that need to be completed.  The daily plan is the tool that allows the GPL to provide active decision making to the shop floor. The daily plan includes performance daily goals for production.
  • The GPL will support problem solving activities related to safety, quality and performance on the shop floor.
  • When required, the GPL will work with the Superintendent and Manager to elevate problems related to the value stream.
  • The GPL will ensure the HPWT’s within their area adhere to the Simpsonville Accountability Matrix.  The GPL will ensure HPWT’s are completing routine assessments on team effectiveness.  The GPL will act as a “Coach for the Coaches” for the respective TPL’s in their area.
  • The GPL will perform a daily review of the past 24 hours at the beginning of their day.
  • The GPL will administer disciplinary action.
  • The GPL is accountable for safety, quality, and productivity KPI’s in their area and will be a key driver in implementing and sustaining Total Productive Maintenance in the area.. 
  • The GPL will provide support for all continuous improvement efforts which include implementation of new standards, procedures, and improvements.
  • Directs operators in adjusting machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards.
  • Under the direction of the Superintendent, implements systems to capture and analyze key process indicators.






  • Proven communication skills and problem solving techniques
  • Demonstrated flexibility within a high performance work team environment
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Bachelor’s degree required (technical degree preferred)
  • Prior management experience (preferred)
  • Experience in the processes of the targeted area (preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change



Requisition id: 26321 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).

Nearest Major Market: Hickory

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