Regional Operations Excellence Lead


Lenoir, NC, US, 28645

REQ ID:  46138

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.


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 who are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.


SEE generated $5.3 billion in revenue in 2022 and has approximately 16,300 employees who serve customers in 120 countries/territories. To learn more, visit

Job Description

The Global Operations Process Leader is responsible for working closely with regional and plant leaders to diagnose and resolve issues impacting operational performance. Examples of these issues include rate, yield, crewing, and quality challenges which have a material impact on FPMP or Supply Chain performance. In addition, this role supports the identification and spread of best practices globally. 


Specific activity includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Performing “Deep Dive” analysis into operational issues to identify root causes alone and in partnership with plant resources including engineering and PILs 
  • Facilitate Plant to Plant sharing of best practices. 
  • Provide insight to senior leadership for operational improvement opportunities. 
  • Own tactical and strategic projects for plants and regions. 
  • Perform ad hoc data pulls and analysis using SAP, PowerBI, and various support programs. 
  • Participate in Financial Management calls by having reviewed monthly trends and understanding categories which are over/underperforming. 
  • Integrate with Manufacturing Process Groups as contributing member providing data, insight, and ownership for operational opportunities. 
  • Define, in collaboration with central OpEx, the Performance Management System elements and indicators that need to be consistently applied throughout the MPG 
  • Partner with Operations Leaders to complete improvement efforts in a timely manner.    
  • Analyze key business metrics and problem solve to increase performance.   
  • 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. 
  • Assist plant Lean teams in sustaining gains achieved in Lean efforts. Support management team in identifying and implementing best practices  
  • Contact for overall Lean improvement plan development and implementation   
  • Lead Kaizen events as and where needed 
  • Manage follow-up of multiple projects at different production Sites 


Required Qualifications: 

  • 10 years of experience in Project Management and Continuous Improvement  
  • BSC, Master or PhD in Sciences, Engineering, Business  
  • Six Sigma Black Belt  
  • Lean Expert 


Candidate Profile: 

  • Advanced Training in Lean methodologies, 5S, SMED, VSM, Kaizen and other continuous improvement methodologies 
  • Good understanding of financial measurements and goals in a fast-paced business 
  • Process improvement experience with demonstrated successful, results-driven application 
  • Operational experience - operations leadership, process engineering, Supply Chain experience 
  • 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 a manufacturing floor 

Requisition id: 46138 

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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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: Hickory

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