Performance Improvement Manager


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

REQ ID:  44439

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. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

SEE generated $6 billion in revenue in 2022 and has approximately 17,700 employees who serve customers in 129 countries/territories. To learn more, visit

Position Summary

The Performance Improvement Manager is responsible for continuous improvement efforts for the site and ensuring business objectives are in alignment with key performance indicators (KPI’s), departmental goals, and improvement initiatives.  Responsible for implementation and success of the Performance Management System across the site.  Ensures the Performance Management System is functioning in accordance with established terms of reference.  Manages the team of Performance Improvement Leaders across the departments in the Simpsonville location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads continuous improvement initiatives focused on improving performance.  This will include routine status reviews of the Focused Improvement Registries across the site for effectiveness and impact to goals.
  • Develop and propose goals which support strategic business objectives for the site.  Ensure these goals are cascaded throughout the site and also ensure improvement initiatives are in place to reach these goals.
  • Ensure the Performance Management System is implemented and sustained through verification at all levels of the organization.  This includes having an effective system in place that ensures audits are taking place at all levels of responsibility.     
  • The Performance Improvement Leader will coach all levels of the site on the Performance Management System with a focus on 3 principles of lean leadership; Go See, Ask Why, and Always Show Respect.
  • Ensure proper training is provided for all levels to support and sustain the Performance Management System.  This includes training on the Performance Management System implementation and also lean tools to support the system.
  • Track performance to planned levels/targets and make sure the PCDA cycle is functioning in a manner that addresses gaps.  
  • Synchronize the site with global improvement activities and initiatives.  Ensure best practices from site are shared with others.
  • Recommend disciplinary action to Managers.
  • Assist in policy deployment for the site including goal setting and tracking of execution.


  • Technical Degree Required, Engineering Degree Preferred
  • 8-10 years minimum manufacturing experience
  • Green Belt Certification required / Black Belt preferred

Other Qualifications

  • Able to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation and negotiation skills
  • Must be flexible, innovative and comfortable in setting own priorities
  • Polished presentation, business acumen and facilitation skills
  • Good understanding of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience with high volume operations
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Change Agent Experience

Requisition id: 44439 

Relocation: Yes  

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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