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Mechanical Engineer, Innovation & Development


Ayer, MA, US

REQ ID:  28527

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 seeking a driven, Mechanical Engineer in our Ayer Massachusetts location. As a member of this team, you will work closely with fellow engineers, designers, technicians, Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing, to develop automation equipment and electro-mechanical assemblies. This role will enable you to see equipment development projects through all stages of the process: project conceptualization, project planning, design, manufacturing, in-house testing, installation, and the development of supporting machine documentation. You will have the opportunity to expand your design skills and manufacturing knowledge, strengthen your business acumen and professional skillset, and grow as a technical leader. Our company is undergoing transformational change. The value brought by the qualified individual will be crucial to Sealed Air’s success on some of our most critical growth initiatives.


•    Creative conception based on well-defined guidelines.
•    Project Management
•    Layout design.
•    Design evaluation.
•    Detailing creation of all assembly drawings.
•    Generate Bills of Material and other necessary supporting documentation.
•    Hands on manufacturing support
•    Follow-up design improvement.
•    Following engineering quality standards, methods, policies and procedures.
•    ECO/ECN Documentation.


•    Mechanical Engineering BS degree (from accredited college or university).
•    Minimum of 1 year mechanical design experience
•    Candidate must be highly proficient in Solidworks.
•    Capable of project level assignments with the ability to demonstrate achievements.
•    Industry equipment design experience required, with packaging machinery equipment design a plus.
•    Engineering knowledge of materials, thermal properties, kinematics, pneumatics, mechanical drives, sheet metal design, and general industrial equipment manufacturing processes are also required.
•    Candidate must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team.
•    Ability to manage a project workload while adhering to aggressive completion schedules.
•    Strong analytical and technical background, along with good oral and written skills is necessary.
•    Experience/knowledge of lean tools would be a plus.


Requisition id: 28527 

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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