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Global Engineering Intern - Summer 2021


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  31854

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

Job Description

As an intern you’ll have the opportunity to work in the areas of central engineering, process engineering or supply chain optimization with projects supporting the Food Care or Product Care Divisions.  Projects will be designed such that your involvement will have a direct business impact. Projects may include working with equipment manufacturers to design new equipment for capital investments and/or innovation, working directly with the product line optimizations, smart factory digital strategies, and designing efficiencies into existing equipment lines.  As an intern, you could work in a variety of areas including:

  • Project Management
  • Equipment Design and Installation
  • Process Engineering
  • Production Line Optimization
  • Smart Factory Design
  • Lean Manufacturing optimization techniques

This is a unique opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of supply chain processes both in upfront equipment installation and the design of user end equipment operation and functionality. You’ll work in a highly collaborative team environment and will have the ability to have direct influence on Sealed Air’s success.  At the conclusion of the internship there is potential to be hired on as a full-time employee within Sealed Air’s engineering team and supply chain structure.


Responsibilities are highly specific to the project or assignment on which you would be working, but some of the responsibilities you may have during an internship at Sealed Air include:


  • Participation in team meetings and projects
  • Preparation of reports and presentation of results to management
  • Project management tracking of spend and timelines
  • Brainstorming sessions to develop out of the box ideas
  • Provide engineering operational support

Education: Completed at least three years toward a BS, BA or BBS degree from four-year college or university in at least one of the following areas:


Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Electrical/computer engineering

Chemical Engineering

Material Science

Polymer Science              

Required Skills/Training:

GPA 3.0 or higher

Utilize Matlab simulation, 3D modeling, and other engineering analytical software

Determination and desire to work on a problem until solved

Ability to collaborate as a team member

Readiness to take initiative with and manage projects

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Authorized to legally work in the United States without sponsorship

Possess reliable transportation to and from work location

Ability to work 40 hours per week during the summer months


Preferred Skills/Training:

Experience in a multi-cultural, fast-paced environment

Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Teams, One Drive, etc.

Requisition id: 31854 

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.



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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