Global Operations Process Leader


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681 Iowa Park, TX, US, 76367

REQ ID:  46797

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.

SEE strives to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. Our culture guides everything we do – how we partner with our customers and suppliers, attract and retain top talent, and create value for our stakeholders.

SEE generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and has approximately 17,000 employees. The company operates out of 46 countries/territories, and our products are distributed in 115 countries/territories around the world. 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.
•    Gather and focus resources to own and resolve operational challenges.
•    Own and support best practice sharing forums.
•    Perform ad hoc data pulls and analysis using SAP, PowerBI, WAVE and various support programs.
•    Identify opportunities and support the plants in transforming the opportunities into executable action plans
•    Supports the improvement initiative pipeline growth and health.
•    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.
•    Takes action and leads investigations from the Financial Management meetings globally. Leads the Regional OpEx to ensure effective functioning of the MPGs by providing expertise on which approach and methodologies.
•    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.  
•    Strong interpersonal skills and able to apply Sealed Air core competencies. Strive to form a cohesive concept for improvement ideas. Demonstrate leadership skills by motivating others to increase effectiveness and efficiency while using less company resources.
•    Work well at all levels of the organization in a team setting but can also perform well as an individual contributor. Possess excellent analytical skills when comparing different alternatives to modify staff, processes, products, or service offerings. 
•    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, Visual Factory, Kaizen, Scheduling, etc.
•    Ensure consistency of Lean methods 
•    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



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


Candidate Profile:
•    We need a 100% dedicated experienced Lean Manager who is hands-on with strong experience in production management with Lean implementation.
•    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
•    Solid project management skills, team leadership skills, and excellent communication skills
•    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
•    US Based with up to 75% travel

Requisition id: 46797 

Relocation: No  

SEE is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. SEE prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. 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 identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]




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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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