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Performance Improvement Leader

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Simpsonville, SC, United States

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

 

 

The role of the Logistics Performance Improvement Leader (PIL) is to enhance product workflow by researching, developing, and implementing quantitative models to improve operating efficiency, reduce cost and increase revenue. The Logistics PIL will participate in performing data analysis, and generate reports to address business needs under the guidance of a senior member of the logistics team.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Analyze the physical distribution system within the site to determine whether it is functioning according to company needs and objectives.
  • Reviews product flow within the plant and makes recommendations to optimize.
  • Identify logistics areas for process improvement and cost savings.
  • Participates in the analysis of space utilization for optimal use of site footprint.
  • Work with production schedulers and material planners to ensure adequate space is available per plan
  • Work with warehouse logistics leaders to ensure inventory levels and turns align production schedules with plant capacity and optimize manufacturing efficiency while balancing end to end business requirements and processes within the supply chain. 
  • Serve as a backup for warehouse logistics leaders.
  • Assists in evaluation and monitoring of transportation and distribution oriented costs.
  • Work collaboratively to develop data models to solve supply chain business problems.
  • Develop tools for use both within the department and across the company that promote continuous improvement
  • Analyzes manual and computer produced reports for accuracy, timeliness, and pertinence.
  • Ad-hoc project work.

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

  • BS in Logistics, Supply Chain or related field or equivalent experience. APICS certification a plus.
  • At least five (5) years of work experience in Manufacturing and Distribution operations.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced office and must have a demonstrated set of problem solving skills and working knowledge of problem solving. Lean experience using concepts like PDCA, DMAIC, etc. helpful.
  • Must have excellent ability to plan, organize and manage a challenging workload.
  • Must have the ability to generate effective reports and presentation materials related to Logistics Activity.
  • Candidate must be highly capable with PC / MS Office applications (specifically high proficiency with MS Excel). SAP experience a plus.

 

 

Requisition id: 26341 

Relocation: Yes  

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).


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