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Packaging Design Engineer

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US

REQ ID:  29498

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.

Summary

The Packaging Design Engineer will work closely with a team of sales partners, packaging engineers, and designers to solve critical customer packaging challenges.  They will provide creative and unique custom engineered packaging solutions, training, and support for an endless stream of products from prospective and existing customers.  

Responsibilities

●    Design engineered packaging solutions using CAD and digital technologies
●    Collaborate with our commercial teams, business partners, and clients, to diagnose packaging problems and implement improved solutions and cost savings
●    Collaborate cross functionally with marketing and R&D to find optimal solutions for a variety of products
●    Analyze data to identify trends and root causes of performance gaps in order to recommend actionable solutions
●    Develop innovative and patentable packaging solutions
●    Perform integrity tests using ISTA, ASTM and other industry related protocols
 

Qualifications

•    Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging, Engineering or Industrial Design
•    Experience with mechanical CAD systems (specific experience with Rhino and SolidWorks is not required but would be a plus)

Additional Qualifications:  
•    Good mechanical aptitude and strong ability to visualize in three dimensions
•    Experience with wood working equipment
•    Able to design, fabricate and test packaging for Sealed Air customers
•    Experience with CNC programming 
•    Able to work with database systems to prioritize and organize heavy loads of design projects
•    Professional, ambitious, independent, enthusiastic, and possessing a positive attitude
•    Able to handle multiple simultaneous projects in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
•    Ability to clearly communicate with other engineers, designers, mold-makers, sales representatives and customers
•    Perform International Safe Transit Association package integrity tests
•    Travel as necessary to support the sales organization… some travel may require flights and multi-night stays
•    Strong communication skills building engineer-to-engineer relationships with new and existing customers
•    Ability to communicate clearly and think strategically in a collaborative, cross-functional environment
•    Strong organizational skills to aid in driving processes and projects
•    Innovative and R&D driven mindset to find best practices for packaging, quality control, and product design
•    Ability to identify performance problems and leverage appropriate technical expertise to craft appropriate solutions
 

Requisition id: 29498 

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).

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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.