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Operational Excellence Leader


Simpsonville, SC, US

REQ ID:  30569

Sealed Air Corporation es una empresa basada en su conocimiento, enfocada en soluciones de embalaje que ayudan a nuestros clientes a alcanzar sus objetivos de sustentabilidad enfrentando los más grandes desafíos sociales y ambientales. Nuestro portafolio de marcas ampliamente reconocidas incluyendo soluciónes de embalaje de alimentos como la marca Cryovac® y de embalaje como Bubble Wrap® permiten una cadena de suministro más segura y reduce el desperdicio de alimentos protegiendo los bienes valiosos enviados a todo el mundo. Sealed Air generó $ 4.5 mil millones en ventas en 2017 y tiene aproximadamente 15,000 empleados que atienden a clientes en 122 países. Para obtener más información, visite

Job Description

Position is responsible for applying continuous improvement and lean manufacturing methodologies throughout the plant and acts as a lean champion, driving Lean-Enterprise culture throughout the organization. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement Lean within the Manufacturing and Supply chain organization
  • Provide intensive training for production teams and culture change within the organization
  • 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.
  • Ensure consistency of Lean methods 
  • Identify Opportunities to deliver value
  • Assist plant Lean teams in sustaining gains achieved in Lean efforts. ----Support management team in implementing the best practices 
  • Contact for overall Lean improvement plan development and implementation  
  • Lead Kaizen events as and where needed
  • Set Lean reporting (projects and financials) system, and report regularly to Line and functional management
  • Manage project pipeline for different production sites and facilitate pipeline refresh
  • Manage follow-up of projects in different production Sites
  • Exchange experiences with Lean organizations in other areas

Your Profile

  • 10 years of experience in Continuous Improvement and Project Management, including experience in Operations and/or Engineering, preferably for a world class organization. 
  • BS, MS or PHD in Sciences or Engineering. MBA a plus. 
  • We need a 100% dedicated experienced Lean Manager who is hands-on and has strong experience in production management with Lean implementation.
  • We are looking for a leader with a strong personality, who is able to convince the organization to do the move toward Lean
  • Advanced Training in Lean methodologies, 5s, SMED, VSM, Kaizen and other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Good understanding of financial measurements and goals in the Lean/Flow through-put world
  • Solid project management skills, team leadership skills, and excellent communication skills
  • Process improvement experience with demonstrated successful results driven application of the concept
  • Operational experience - operations leadership, process engineering, distribution 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 the manufacturing floor and outside.
  • 6 Sigma Black Belt preferred


requisición ID: 30569 

Localidad de trabajo: Yes 




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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