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Group Performance Leader/Production Leader


Louisville, KY, US, 40214

REQ ID:  39770

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

Please note this position is 2nd shift. Hours required to support 2nd shift (3p - 11p) and weekends as needed.

The Group Performance Lead is responsible for the following:

  • On-time execution of the production schedule by the shop floor, as well as reporting performance and issues into the daily integration meeting.  More specifically:
  • Performing a daily review of the past 24 hours at the beginning of their day.
  • Managing 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.
  • Leading the daily integration meeting including Safety, Quality, Engineering, and Maintenance representation.
  • 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.
  • Leading the daily schedule review process.
  • Creating 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.
  • Supporting problem solving activities related to safety, quality and performance on the shop floor.
  • Accountability for safety, quality, and productivity KPI’s in their area.  The GPL and GML will jointly share accountability for improving and sustaining autonomous and preventative maintenance by the operators. 
  • Administer disciplinary action.
  • Provide support for all continuous improvement efforts which include implementation of new standards, procedures, and improvements.
  • Develop and own continuous improvement saving (WAVE) initiatives and report on savings during monthly air traffic control (ATC) calls.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field preferred or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years manufacturing experience
  • Green Belt Certification preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation and negotiation skills
  • Must be flexible, innovative and comfortable in setting own priorities
  • Polished presentation, business acumen and facilitation skills
  • Good understanding of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience with high volume operations
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Change Agent Experience


Requisition id: 39770 

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: Louisville

Job Segment: Production Manager, Industrial, Supply Chain, 2nd Shift, Quality Engineer, Manufacturing, Operations, Night, Engineering

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