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Group Performance Leader / Production Supervisor

Requisition id: 17064 

Additional Location(s): None


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 Group Performance Leader (previously referred to as Production Supervisor) is responsible for the on-time execution of the production schedule by the shop floor, as well as reporting performance and issues into the daily integration/Tier meetings. 


  • Perform a daily review of the past 24 hours at the beginning of their day.
  • Manage the Department War Room and ensure that performance KPI’s are updated.  War room updates and performance KPI’s are critical for reporting the shift’s performance on a daily basis.
  • Lead the daily Tier 1 War Room including Safety, Quality, Engineering, and Maintenance representation.
  • 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 Team Performance Leader (TPL) to manage the key daily activities that need to be completed. 
  • Support problem solving activities related to safety, quality 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 TPL’s in their area.
  • Responsible for administering disciplinary action.
  • 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. 
  • Provide support for all continuous improvement efforts which include implementation of new standards, procedures, and improvements.
  • Internally interact with Production Operators, Shift Leads, Support Personnel (i.e., Operations, Production Control, RD&E, Training, Human Resources, Accounting/Finance, Quality, etc.)
  • Has full managerial responsibility with 4 direct reports.  Assigns work to staff, provides coaching and training, sets goals, is accountable for performance evaluation, plans staff development, and makes and approves people management decisions either alone or in collaboration with management and HR (including recruitment, promotions, terminations, and compensation).




    • Bachelor Degree
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevant manufacturing work experience



    • BS degree in engineering or a technical degree is highly preferred
    • 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: 17064 

    Additional Location(s): None


    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).