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Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  42907

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description


Sealed Air has an immediate position available for a scientist on the Analytical Sciences team at Sealed Air’s Global headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Analytical Sciences group works with engineers and scientists within our Innovation and Development division (R&D) to develop new packaging solutions that are safe and sustainable.  Analytical capabilities include chromatography, microscopy, spectroscopy, thermal analysis, rheology, and a wide array of physical property and permeation testing.



  • Aid in product development by performing analyses and developing new methods using physical property and permeation testing equipment.  Testing might include optics, abuse resistance, seal/bond strength, coefficient of friction, gas permeation, tensile, elongation, modulus, tear resistance/propagation, shrink, density, and rheology.
  • Become a subject matter expert in some of the tests described above.  Collaborate with other R&D scientists and engineers to design test plans and coordinate physical testing and permeation.  Review and approve completed results.
  • Report results in the global LIMS system and maintain good recordkeeping.
  • Aid in upkeep and maintenance of instruments described above.
  • Learn and perform other testing as needed.  Additional testing might utilize microscopy, spectroscopy, or microbiology.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment; adhere to existing safety protocols and participate in department safety programs
  • Partner with internal and external customers to assist in problem solving




  • BS or MS in a science-related field or equivalent experience.
  • Strong background in instrumental analysis, with experience performing testing in a safe laboratory environment.  Preference given to those having experience with testing techniques mentioned above, but direct experience is not a requirement.
  • Experienced in using standard computer software for word processing and spreadsheets
  • Good English verbal and written communication skills 
  • The ability to work well independently, using good time management and prioritization skills



Requisition id: 42907 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.



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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