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Applications Expert, Innovation & Development


Ayer, MA, US

REQ ID:  29452

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit


Sealed Air is looking for an Applications Expert Engineer to support our packaging machinery operation in Ayer, Massachusetts. This position will play a vital role in providing factory technical support for Sealed Air packaging equipment. The Application Expert team is an integral part of Innovation and Development Engineering. Responsibilities include reviewing new designs concepts, performing beta test installations and machine integration, and leading equipment training classes. This position requires some direct customer and distributor contact. The optimal candidate for this role will have previous technical experience supporting and troubleshooting industrial equipment. Demonstrated troubleshooting skills, problem-solving aptitude, and interpersonal skills are essential. 


•    Provide technical support for Sealed Air packaging equipment via phone and customer visits.
•    Conduct technical training, equipment demonstrations, factory acceptance tests, and installations/start-ups.
•    Assist in the development of training materials, PM schedules, and equipment manuals.
•    Conduct film testing and produce sample packages.
•    Support Engineering with testing equipment design and new technologies.
•    Active participation in change the game efforts to improve the quality of products we offer our customers.
•    Position requires approximately 25% travel.


•    Bachelor’s degree in an Electrical/Mechanical discipline or 3+ years’ experience working with industrial equipment.
•    Ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics.  
•    Understanding of various mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical components. 
•    Comfortable supporting/learning emerging technologies. (Printers, Scanners, Remote Access, Integrations)
•    Methodical approach to diagnostics.
•    Ability to work independently, as well as, in team environments.
•    Skilled in Microsoft Office products.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•    Time management, decision-making, interpersonal, computer and organizational skills.
•    Professional attitude; self-motivated and disciplined to produce quality work.
•    Ability to lead projects.

Requisition id: 29452 

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).



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.
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