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Packaging Design Engineer


Charlotte, NC, US

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit


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.  


●    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


•    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).


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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