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Packaging Applications Expert

Date: Apr 22, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Position Summary: The ADS position is in Research and Development and is focused on the Food Care Division’s Non-Shrink product lines.  It is responsible for a range of development, support, and exploratory activities designed to expand the sales of Sealed Air products.

Job Description Cont.

This position performs development, analytical testing, evaluation, documentation, and training to expand the sales of Sealed Air products through the:

  • Development of new packaging materials and concepts.
  • Ensuring safe and suitable technical parameters are identified and tested for the use of Sealed Air/Cryovac packaging materials and systems for food and non-food products.
  • Extension of present materials to new products and applications.
  • Improvements to existing packaging materials, techniques, equipment, and Sealed Air products.
  • Dissemination of technical support to Sealed Air internal and external customers and potential global customers.


College Degrees preferred: 

  • B.S. Food Science, Meat Science, Packaging Science or related field and 3-5 years relevant food industry/packaging experience.
  • M.S. Food Science, Meat Science, Packaging Science, Dairy Science or related field with no experience.

Candidate should have a working knowledge and expertise in the areas of food protection, safety, microbiology, shelf life determination, meat science, and sensory attributes to assist in the development of new or improved packaging materials, products, or applications.


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:   A qualified candidate should either possess the following skills or the ability to acquire them.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the food sciences and food production as it relates to packaging materials, equipment and applications.
  • Specific experience with Food Packaging processes, equipment, and applications is desired.
  • Must demonstrate basic knowledge of packaging systems, development processes, and material / equipment interactions
  • Must demonstrate ability to design, lead, and complete project work.
  • Must be proficient in technical writing and oral communication.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with and assist Product and Process Engineers, Customer Equipment Engineers, Sales, Marketing, and Customers.
  • Must demonstrate ability to utilize statistics.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft and Google Applications
  • Up to 50% travel required

Requisition id: 26176 

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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