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Production Manager/Value Stream Leader

LOCATION: 

Louisville, KY, US, 40214

REQ ID:  34121

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 www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, this position will develop and drive the manufacturing processes through continuous improvement to deliver and sustain profitable growth.  The fundamental task will be to assist the Plant Manager in the operation of the department, develop strategy and provide functional direction to supervisors.

Specific Responsibilities:

 

  • Directs all activities related to operations and production in accordance with Global Supply Chain's business plan and the strategic goals of the Company and business units. 
  • Collaborates with colleagues to achieve zero harm safety and environmental performance objectives for the department.
  • Collaborates with Plant Manager and sets short- and long-term production goals for the site. 
  • Directs and manages the overall production plan for the operation.
  • Collaborates with functional area managers on the determination of materials, space, equipment and personnel needs as well as the development and implementation of processes, procedures, assignment and execution of functional responsibilities, and determination of budget and costs constraints.
  • Communicates the Company's and Global Supply Chain's strategic goals and vision for site. 
  • valuates performance against production goals and adjusts allocations of resources (e.g., personnel, equipment, materials) as needed to optimize flawless quality and amount of equipment, machinery and components produced, market share of customers, quality of services provided, and cost-efficiency of operations. 
  • Reviews and analyzes reports of key business performance data, collaborates with management team on operations, and maintains knowledge of current market trends and best practices for region and industry.
  • Engages the team in supervising day-to-day operations.
  • Provides strategic guidance and resources to troubleshoot highly complex issues related to departmental operations and customer service to facilitate delivery and service that is on time all the time.
  • Initiates engineering projects and new product launches.
  • Leads Lean improvement projects and acts as the liaison between Lean improvement personnel and their respective groups.
  • Develops and leads the implementation of operational initiatives in support of Lean Six-Sigma manufacturing and 6S (e.g., department utilization improvement, process capability enhancement, customer satisfaction, employee involvement). 
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency.  -Sets and communicates standards, deploys resources, and achieves clear and measurable performance expectations for the operation. 

Qualifications

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree Required; Technical and/or Finance discipline strongly preferred
  • 5-10 years manufacturing experience
  • Green Belt Certification preferred
  • Evaluates performance against production goals and adjusts allocations of resources (e.g., personnel, equipment, materials) as needed to optimize flawless quality and amount of equipment, machinery and components produced, market share of customers, quality of services provided, and cost-efficiency of operations. 
  • Reviews and analyzes reports of key business performance data, collaborates with management team on operations, and maintains knowledge of current market trends and best practices for region and industry.
  • Engages the team in supervising day-to-day operations.
  • Provides strategic guidance and resources to troubleshoot highly complex issues related to departmental operations and customer service to facilitate delivery and service that is on time all the time.
  • Initiates engineering projects and new product launches.
  • Leads Lean improvement projects and acts as the liaison between Lean improvement personnel and their respective groups.
  • Develops and leads the implementation of operational initiatives in support of Lean Six-Sigma manufacturing and 6S (e.g., department utilization improvement, process capability enhancement, customer satisfaction, employee involvement). 
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency.  -Sets and communicates standards, deploys resources, and achieves clear and measurable performance expectations for the operation. 

Requisition id: 34121 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

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: Industrial, Supply Chain Manager, Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Manager, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, Management

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