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Mechanical Engineer - Machine Design


Ayer, MA, US, 01432

REQ ID:  35364

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 $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Sealed Air is seeking a driven, manufacturing professional to fulfill our current opening, Mechanical Engineer, located in Ayer, Massachusetts.  The qualified candidate will be responsible for mechanical design project work from concept to manufacturing release.  This position will be in a fast paced environment offering daily support to our sales and manufacturing groups.  The ability to handle multiple projects, work independently and interact with team leaders will be critical. 


  • 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineering BS degree (from accredited college or university).
  • 5+ years mechanical design experience preferred
  • 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.
  • Some travel (domestic and international) required.
  • Experience/knowledge of lean tools would be a plus.

Requisition id: 35364 

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.



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: Boston

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, Thermal Engineering, Engineering

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