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Chemical Engineer Co-Op

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  31949

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 www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

We are excited to offer co-ops to highly motivated students currently pursuing a degree in chemical engineering.  This role will be located on the campus of our new Global Headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina within our Innovation & Development group. The Sealed Air co-op program offers applied experience that has a true impact on the business. The program includes opportunity to present to senior leadership teams, participate in formal training, interact with members of other departments, and network with the Sealed Air community.

Responsibilities
  • Apply your area of study to the development of new products and processes at Sealed Air.  Products may include complex polymer films, foams, or packaging equipment and automation. 
  • Plan and conduct experiments under the direction of an experienced engineer 
  • Analyze results and assist with decision-making for next steps 
  • Prepare reports and present results at technical meetings 
  • Some limited travel may be involved to manufacturing plants or customers. 
  • Apply your area of study to the development of new products and processes at Sealed Air.  Products may include complex polymer films, foams, or packaging equipment and automation. 
  • Plan and conduct experiments under the direction of an experienced engineer 
  • Analyze results and assist with decision-making for next steps 
  • Prepare reports and present results at technical meetings 
  • Some limited travel may be involved to manufacturing plants or customers. 
Qualifications

Education: Completed at least 2 years towards a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering (3 years preferred)  

Required Skills/Training:

  • Strong academic record with 3.0 or higher GPA 
  • Authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship 
  • Creative and a strong problem solver 
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Skills/Training: 

  • Experience in a multi-cultural, fast-paced environment 
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Teams, One Drive, etc. 

Requisition id: 31949 

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.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

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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