Value Stream Leader


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

REQ ID:  45835

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 who are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.


SEE generated $5.3 billion in revenue in 2022 and has approximately 16,300 employees who serve customers in 120 countries/territories. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, this is a key Operations Leadership position with direct management responsibility for multiple departments within the plant.  The main focus for this critical management role is to drive performance in the manufacturing processes through continuous improvement to deliver and sustain profitable growth.  The fundamental task will be to directly lead and manage the operation of the department, develop strategy, and provide direct supervision of Supervisors (Group Performance Leaders) and indirect supervision of Shift-Leads (Team Performance Leaders).


•    Directs all activities related to operations and production in accordance with Global Supply Chain's business plan and the strategic goals of the Company and business units.  
•    Collaborates with colleagues to achieve safety and environmental performance objectives for the department.
•    Collaborates with Operations Manager and sets short- and long-term production goals for the site.  
•    Directs and manages the overall production plan for the operation.
•    Collaborates with functional area managers on the determination of materials, space, equipment and personnel needs as well as the development and implementation of processes, procedures, assignment and execution of functional responsibilities, and determination of budget and costs constraints. 
•    Evaluates performance against production goals and adjusts allocations of resources (e.g., personnel, equipment, materials) as needed to optimize quality and amount of equipment, machinery and components produced, market share of customers, quality of services provided, and cost-efficiency of operations.  
•    Reviews and analyzes reports of key business performance data, collaborates with management team on operations, and maintains knowledge of current market trends and best practices for region and industry.
•    Initiates engineering projects and new product launches. 
•    Leads Lean improvement projects and acts as the liaison between Lean improvement personnel and their respective groups.
•    Develops and leads the implementation of operational initiatives in support of Lean Six-Sigma manufacturing (e.g., department utilization improvement, process capability enhancement, customer satisfaction, employee involvement).  

•    Has full managerial responsibility:  has direct reports, assigns work to staff, provides coaching and training, sets goals, is accountable for performance evaluation, plans staff development.




  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering required
  • Minimum of 8-12 years of relevant manufacturing work experience with 5 years in a leadership role
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply MS Excel and other analysis tools to real-world problem-solving
  • Good understanding of Lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience with high volume operations
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Change Agent experience

Requisition id: 45835 

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.


*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]



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.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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