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Principal Robotics Engineer

Date: Nov 28, 2018

Location: Charlotte, NC, United States

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

The ideal candidate will have some knowledge in the robotics and industrial automation fields and will be able to design complex systems that incorporate embedded electronics, mechanisms, and pneumatics. Some knowledge of systems engineering and integration.

Job Description Cont.

At a minimum, he/she will have significant experience with product design, development, and transfer to manufacturing. Ideally, the candidate will also be comfortable participating in new technology and product concept development and implementation.


Necessary qualifications:

  • Some CAD knowledge required. Solidworks preferred but others ok. (CATIA, Unigraphics, ProE etc.)
    • Efficient engineering design, modeling, basic simulations
    • Transfer to manufacturing, rapid prototyping.
  • Some software/programming experience required. MATLAB, Python, Java, C++, ROS or similar. Other bonus add-ons:
    • Data structures and algorithms.
    • Robot programming experience and robot middleware.
    • Knowledge of robot manufacturers or vision providers.
  • Communication Protocols: EthernetIP, Profibus, TCP/IP basic knowledge beneficial.
  • DFMA, fabrication, machining, sheet metal experience preferred.
  • Efficient management of the design process, effective documentation, contingencies, some demonstration of project management.
  • System testing, debugging, validation, commercialization (customer-focused).
  • Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues. Hands-on work will be expected.
  • Ability to communicate ideas, designs and results to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Bonus capabilities:

  • Prototyping, robotics & automation, autonomous systems, data manipulation, cloud integration experience beneficial.
  • Knowledge of any of the following: end effector design, flexible dynamics, linear algebra, rotation dynamics, control systems, serial manipulator dynamics is beneficial.
  • FDA or other regulatory experience

Requisition id: 26170 

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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