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Analytical Scientist with Physical Testing Focus I&D


Charlotte, NC, US

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit


Sealed Air has an immediate position available for an Associate Scientist on the Analytical Sciences team at Sealed Air’s Global headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Analytical Sciences group works with engineers and scientists within our Innovation and Development division (R&D) to develop new packaging solutions that are safe and sustainable.  Analytical capabilities include an array of physical testing, as well as GC/MS, LC/MS, microscopy, FTIR, Raman, XRF, and DSC.  


•    Perform physical testing on packaging materials, including tensile & elongation, tear propagation, coefficient of friction, impact, optics, rheology, etc.
•    Perform permeation testing of various gases through films (OTR, MVTR, CO2TR)
•    Modify, improve existing physical testing methods and coordinate usage of equipment available to other I&D users (user instruments).
•    Maintain a clean and safe working environment; adhere to existing safety protocols and participate in department safety programs
•    Report results in the global LIMS system and maintain good recordkeeping
•    Partner with internal and external customers to assist in problem solving


•    A college degree (AS or BS) in a scientific field required with some lab experience preferred. 
•    Strong background in analytical chemistry and instrumental analysis, with experience performing chemical testing techniques in a safe laboratory environment.  Preference given to those having experience with analytical testing techniques mentioned above.
•    Experienced in using standard computer software for word processing and spreadsheets
•    Good English verbal and written communication skills 
•    The ability to work well independently using good time management and prioritization skills
•    Right to work in the US

Requisition id: 28726 

Relocation: No  

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).


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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