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Process Improvement Leader (Simpsonville, SC)

Date: Jun 24, 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 www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

The Performance Improvement Lead is responsible for applying continuous improvement and lean manufacturing methodologies throughout the plant and acts as a lean champion, driving Lean-Enterprise culture throughou 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 follow-up of multiple projects in different production Sites
  • Exchange experiences with Lean organizations in other areas

Qualifications

Your Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial preferred)
  • 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.
  • 6Sigma BlackBelt preferred

 

 

Requisition id: 27165 

Relocation: No  

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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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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