Senior Electrical Automation and Controls Engineer


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  46067

SEE 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 who are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.


SEE generated $5.3 billion in revenue in 2022 and has approximately 16,300 employees who serve customers in 120 countries/territories. To learn more, visit

Job Description

• BSEE with 7+ years’ experience designing and troubleshooting electrical and control systems for industrial automation equipment. Manufacturing experience (preferably food/meat processing or material converting) or custom automation systems integrator experience is a plus.
• Candidate will support all aspects of electrical controls project execution including power distribution system design, safety and controls system design, PLC/HMI/servo programming, project documentation, and site start-up support of integrated systems as needed.
• Proficiency in creating detailed electrical assembly drawings for enclosure fabrication and machine assembly, creating one-line diagrams, power distribution, IO and control and other necessary electrical schematics using Draftsight or similar CAD software. SolidWorks experience is a plus.
• Proficiency integrating, programming and debugging systems using Allen Bradley Compact Logix PLCs, HMIs, Kinetix servo, PowerFlex drives, and other types of automation equipment.
• Design of machine safety systems up to and including PLd (Cat. 3).
• Must have a working knowledge of NFPA (70, 79, 70e), UL, CE and ISO electrical and safety codes/standards.
• Must have abilities to assist in concept development, testing, component and supplier evaluation/selection.
• Self-driven to accomplish tasks autonomously within established timelines with or without direction from a supervising engineer.
• Must have good communication skills and able to work as part of a larger project engineering team.


• 7+ Years Experience demonstrating proficiency and excellence as an Automation and Controls Engineer. Proven history of successful project execution. Successfully guides teams to make the right decisions regarding various aspects of equipment design.  
• Up to 20% intermittent travel based on project demands (3-5 day trips typical).  
• Ability to occasionally work in raw meat (Beef, Pork, Chicken) packaging environments for equipment installation and testing.

Relevant Industries/Companies

• Systems Integrator for Industrial Automation Equipment
• Custom Equipment Design and/or Manufacturing
• Machine Builders
• Manufacturing/Production Environment Equipment Support and Installation

Requisition id: 46067 

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.


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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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