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Production Manager

Date: Mar 26, 2019

Location: St. Joseph, MO, 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 St. Joseph Group Performance Leader is responsible for the Plant Operations of St Joe East (Safety, Service, Quality, Cost and Productivity); and includes the planning and on-time execution of the production schedule, achieving Performance KPIs and Targets, addressing challenges affecting improved and sustained performance initiatives in all key areas, assigning resources as needed, as well as reporting performance and relevant issues into the daily integration meetings. The GPL champions the problem solving and continuous improvement process.






  • Accountable for safety, quality, and productivity KPI’s in their area.
  • The GPL and Maintenance leadership will partner to share joint accountability for improving and sustaining autonomous and preventative maintenance by the operators. 
  • Review Daily Performance.
  • Manage all aspects of the Performance Management System as they relate to St Joe East
  • Partner with the maintenance department to coordinate planned maintenance activities. The GPL will ensure the equipment is prepared prior to maintenance intervention as defined in the daily War Room.
  • Create the daily plan based on the output of the daily review, integration, and daily schedule meetings.  This allows the GPL and TPLs  to manage the key daily activities that need to be completed. 
  • Support problem solving activities related to safety, quality, service and performance on the shop floor.
  • When required, elevate problems to the Value Stream Leader (VSL).
  • Ensure that teams are completing routine assessments on team effectiveness.  The GPL will act as a “Coach for the Coaches” for the respective TPLs.
  • Responsible for administering disciplinary action, in conjunction with appropriate levels of management and HR.
  • Provide support for all continuous improvement efforts which include implementation of new standards, procedures, and improvements.
  • Accountable for execution of production schedule.
  • Assists with Pay for Performance tracking and communication.








  • Bachelor Degree required – technical degree preferred
  • 3-5 years 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: 26363 

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: Kansas City

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