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Manufacturing Supervisor


Nashville, TN, US

REQ ID:  29299

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Coordinate, delegate, and supervise the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications. More specifically:

  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints. 
  • Build, develop, motivate, and train production team. Demonstrate and train team on proper manufacturing production processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Supervise and motivate employees, determine work schedules, sequences, and assignments based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel. Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance. Counsel employees about work-related issues and help employees correct job-skill deficiencies. Recommend personnel actions, such as hires, promotions, transfers, or disciplinary measures.
  • Monitor product standards, examining samples of parts or products to ensure finished products meet customer quality standards.
  • Conduct or arrange for worker training including regular ongoing on the job training, and safety training to prevent, detect and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
  • Confer with management, engineering, quality control, customers, or vendor representatives to coordinate work activities, resolve issues, or identify and review resource needs. Monitor part inventories and the condition of work areas, tools and equipment to ensure adequate working conditions.
  • May compile, prepare and maintain operational or personnel records, such as time and production records.  Responsible for verifying accuracy of daily timekeeping records and weekly labor management reporting for payroll purposes.
Job Description Cont.

Additional responsibilities:


Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.


Comply with and enforce all safety policies, practices and procedures.  Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Safety personnel.


Perform other duties as assigned.


Receives direction from Manager and implements initiatives with respect to overall objectives; operates within division or department policy guidelines using independent judgment in achieving assigned objectives.  The position is responsible for the training, development, appraisal, and work assignments of production personnel.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; and 2-4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word skills (Office product suite)
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Excellent time management and problem solving skills.  
  • Collaborative working style.
  • Knowledge of computerized inventory systems and production order processing software.
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Requisition id: 29299 

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. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).



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.
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