Senior Operations Manager


Streetsboro, OH, US, 44241

REQ ID:  47129

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.

SEE strives to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. Our culture guides everything we do – how we partner with our customers and suppliers, attract and retain top talent, and create value for our stakeholders.

SEE generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and has approximately 17,000 employees. The company operates out of 46 countries/territories, and our products are distributed in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Sealed Air is seeking a driven, manufacturing professional to fulfill our current opening, VSL/Value Stream Leader or Senior Operations Manager, located in Streetsboro, OH.  This position will be in a fast-paced environment offering daily support to our manufacturing groups.  
Founded in 1960 with the invention of Bubble Wrap® air cellular cushioning, Sealed Air has grown into a global Fortune 500 company with annual sales in excess of $8.1 billion.  Although our company is famous for Bubble Wrap cushioning, Sealed Air is much more.  Today, Sealed Air is a leading global manufacturer of a wide range of fresh food, protective and specialty packaging products. Reaching nearly 80 percent of the world’s population, our products protect and preserve our customers’ most precious assets from the plant or warehouse through the rigors of the distribution chain. Many Sealed Air products are also designed to create an appealing presentation of our customers’ products in consumer markets.

•    Direct management and overall team leadership of an Operations group in a Performance Management System (PMS) setting.  
•    Responsible for a zero harm culture and processes, tools and behaviors that drive to zero accidents.
•    Provides mentoring and guidance to Performance Leaders (GPL and TPL's) on each shift.  
•    Provides guidance in the analysis and scheduling of work and deployment of resources.  
•    Collect and analyze data to report on plant effectiveness. 
•    Increase revenue by meeting customer demands with zero issues. 
•    Oversees and ensures standards for product quality, equipment and operator performance are maintained and equipment and technology are utilized in the most cost-efficient manner.  
•    Promotes safety, quality, scrap reduction and production efficiency initiatives throughout production process.  
•    Promotes employee adherence to standard operating procedures through the process of both accountability and recognition.
•    Troubleshoots complex production and quality problems.  
•    Collaborates and coordinates activities with engineering, plant management, quality and other plant colleagues to address production problems and ensure materials meet quality standards.  
•    Promotes root cause analysis.
•    Leads the development of department budget plans and continuous review of performance vs the key process indicators (KPIs).  
•    Communicates KPI targets and results on a routine basis.  
•    Maintain and document clear and detailed records/approvals of all employee work times, showing clear and consistent adherence to company policies. 
•    Develops and leads the implementation of operational initiatives in support of PMS (e.g., department utilization improvement, process capability enhancement, customer satisfaction, employee involvement).
•    Leadership development through talent review, experiential opportunities and talent programs. 


•    Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Operations, or Business required.
•    Minimum of 5 years of relevant manufacturing work experience with 2 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.
•    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: 47129 

Relocation: No  

SEE is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. SEE prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. 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 identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and 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: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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