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Mechanical Engineer, Innovation & Development


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  34484

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


The Sealed Air Equipment Engineering team is looking for a highly motivated, energetic, and bright Mechanical Engineer to join our Innovation & Development (I&D) organization.  As a member of this team, you will work closely with fellow engineers to design and develop packaging equipment for the food industry.  This role will enable you to drive equipment development projects through all stages of the process: project conceptualization, planning, design, manufacturing, in-house testing, documentation, and support.  As an engineer on this team, you will have the opportunity to expand your technical knowledge as you interface with technicians, chemical engineers, scientists, and Manufacturing, and strengthen your business acumen as you partner with our Sales and Marketing groups.


•    Develop equipment specifications and initial solution concepts
•    Create engineering plans and schedules
•    Design and oversee equipment development from conceptualization through manufacturing
•    Review and generate 3D CAD designs and 2D drawings
•    Conduct hands-on testing of prototype equipment
•    Work with key suppliers in sourcing and specifying equipment elements
•    Oversee the manufacture of equipment
•    Prepare final machine documentation such as user’s manuals, testing protocols, etc.
•    Provide technical leadership throughout development and effectively interface with internal and external customers


•    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field 
•    3+ yeas of relevant product or equipment development experience
•    Broad technical knowledge and hands on experience in functional area(s)
•    Demonstrated ability to meet technical challenges with creative and innovative solutions
•    Exceptional problem solving and mechanical design abilities
•    Proficiency in 3D CAD Design (SolidWorks experience preferred) 
•    Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills and a work ethic that corresponds with SEE’s core values
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Requisition id: 34484 

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: Charlotte

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