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Team Performance Leader


St. Joseph, MO, US, 64504

REQ ID:  32535

Position Summary:
•    The Team Performance Leader (TPL) is accountable for leading daily shift operations and assisting the Management team as needed to meet performance goals. Additionally, the TPL will coordinate production requirements by communicating production priorities established through Production Management, Production Control, and Shipping, as well as ensuring orders are processed with an emphasis on safety, quality, and productivity.  This role will also be responsible for meeting continuous improvement objectives and monitoring the performance of the team and taking appropriate actions when an individual or team is not meeting goals in safety, productivity, and quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Quality: Proactively take actions to minimize scrap, spoilage, customer returns, and direct teams to ensure that quality indicators are tracked and up to date.
•    Production:  Audit standards, update shift production targets, ensure service functions (For Example:  Warehouse, Core Cutting, Plate-making, Supply Depot, Maintenance) do not impact shift productivity, and potentially be available as back-up or extra manpower to prevent line stoppage.  Lead and direct teams to ensure proper line balancing and take appropriate action to meet business needs.
•    Training:  Close the gap on training. The TPL is expected to identify training gaps of individual operators and be able to utilize SPL’s (Single Point Lessons) to close these gaps.
•    Administrative: Prepare shift manning schedules to ensure proper coverage and production is achieved.  Record attendance and document vacation and holiday taken.  Document absenteeism and communicate unfavorable trend to the supervisor. Advise management of employee issues that may require their immediate attention to Safety, Quality, Production and Personnel issues.
•    Prepare and lead daily Tier 1 (AKA “Focus 5”) Shift production meetings.  Facilitate real-time root cause problem solving and ensure escalation protocols are followed (linking support functions).
•    Develop team maturity: Coach and counsel teams through accountability matrix, motivate team to achieve goals, and ensure effective team communication.
•    Assist management in assessing individual and team performance and development.
•    Support and champion business decisions.
•    Direct individuals and/or teams regarding immediate actions when necessary to meet Safety, Quality, or Productivity measures.
•    May recommend disciplinary action outside of the Accountability Matrix.
•    Perform other related duties as assigned
•    Function as a key communicator which includes both internal and external communications regarding critical issues impacting the department's performance.

•    High School Diploma or Equivalent is required
•    Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
•    Minimum 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment
•    Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be well organized, and be a team player.
•    Computer knowledge (SAP, Excel, Word)
•    Demonstrated safety commitment 
•    Positive work history with an ability to manage multiple tasks
•    Able to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management 
•    Assist and support “Lean initiatives” within the department  
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation and negotiation skills.
•    Maintain a professional appearance and attitude
•    As a team member, follow all safety, quality, plant GMP and safe food handling rules
•    Flexible work schedule based upon project demands and business needs.  

Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.  
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). 

Job Description
- Manufactures sufficient quantities of quality products at or below budgeted production costs in order to meet marketplace demand - Sets up equipment operation feed, speed and temperature - Follows established procedures for operating various conventional and/or CNC (computerized numerical control) manufacturing equipment for tasks such as cutting, punching, forming, drilling, tapping, turning, milling, and stamping to fabricate, form or shape manufactured parts, tools or parts assemblies from raw materials - Selects and measures raw materials and parts to specifications to prepare for production processing - Resolves issues related to the organization's production, machinery, processing and/or packaging operations - Responsibilities are within Manufacturing/Operations Function as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines


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  • 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.
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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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