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Principal Robotics & Electrical Engineer


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  34321

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


We seek a dedicated, self-driven leader and innovator to develop robotics solutions for electrical and control systems in automated industrial and food manufacturing equipment. This driven individual contributor will support all aspects of electrical controls project execution from concept through delivery. Extensive experience in integrating and deploying robotic equipment, embedded systems, analog and digital circuits, and system debugging is required. The ideal candidate will have vast experience with the certification, design, integration, prototyping, and validation of electrical and control systems involving robotic devices. Deliverables include schematics, architecture design, plant layout, robotic programming, and risk/safety analysis. We offer a great work environment with state-of-the-art labs, including materials, mechanical, chemical, electrical, robotics, food, and industrial automation.


Lead, Inspire, and Collaborate We are seeking natural leaders who enjoy mentoring others and providing technical guidance to their colleagues. Our team members inspire each other with new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking. The ideal developer will lead technological innovation by example, enhancing our collaborative environment with their unique skills and perspective.
Design, Develop, Innovate, and Improve We seek robotics electrical engineers to design innovative packaging equipment and user-oriented electrical controls using their unique creativity and extensive manufacturing and automation skills. Our engineers continuously improve existing products and create new products in a flexible and collaborative team environment that honors mutual respect and accountability. Be Exceptional and Grow We seek experts who can diagnose and resolve complex system-wide problems from anywhere within the system. We expect exceptional engineering quality while following industry best practices, standards, and methods. We commit to the highest ethical standards, a strong owner mentality, and a sense of urgency to meet customer commitments. We continuously improve, learn, and grow our technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills through training, strategic new opportunities, and increasing responsibility.


A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
• 10+ years of experience integrating robotic, electrical, mechanical, embedded, and firmware components
• Knowledge of safety standards, including IEC 60204 and IEC 61508, NFPA 70E and 79, RIA 15.06, and ISO 13849-1
• Ability to travel (domestically and internationally) 20% to 30% of the time
• Able to work in collaborative teams or autonomously without a supervising engineer
• Proficiency with Solidworks Electrical, Altium Designer, Draftsight, or similar CAD software
• Experience with Solidworks CAD, computer vision, deep learning, or artificial intelligence is a plus

Requisition id: 34321 

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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