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Performance Improvement Manager

Date: Jan 27, 2019

Location: Simpsonville, SC, US

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

Job Description



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. 






  • 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.
  • Manages the Performance Improvement Leaders in the site.
  • 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.







  • Bachelor Degree required, technical degree preferred
  • 5-8 years minimum manufacturing experience
  • Green Belt Certification preferred



  • 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: 26335 

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).

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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