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Senior Electrical Engineer


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  34264

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


The Senior Electrical Project Engineer is responsible for the design, installation, and startup of process equipment in any of the global SEE manufacturing plants.  Making modifications, retrofits, and performing development work on the equipment is also in scope. Candidates must have 2+ years of electrical controls design and engineering experience.  These skills will be applied to projects which could include, industrial control system design, and networking, data acquisition from industrial process. This candidate should be comfortable using their creative and technical background to develop feasible solutions to problems where a known solution may not exist.  Limited international travel is required.  This is a growth position that can lead to even greater opportunities in the future. 


Primary responsibilities include the following:

•    Apply strong technical skills to all facets of the project to include budgeting, planning and solution development, equipment specification, design, and startup, while coordinating with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, and contractors to complete projects on time and within budget.
•    Applies and interprets broader scientific or engineering theories and concepts.
•    Able to work on a wide range of problems where causal relationships are difficult to establish, or no precedent exists, and the use of creative and imaginative thinking must be employed.
•    Work with process equipment including proprietary equipment as well as purchased equipment.
•    Identify/evaluate new technologies that can be incorporated into the existing processes to improve yield, increase throughput, and/or reduce cost.
•    Configure control systems and data aggregation, storage and visualization software for analytical or troubleshooting purposes.
•    Identify, recommend, and assist with upgrades for obsolete equipment, controls, and programs.
•    Other assignments as required.


•    Enthusiastic, proactive, driven with a passion for problem solving and the ability to work collaboratively as part of an integrated team and a strong sense of responsibility.
•    Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
•    Minimum 2+ years of experience with Electrical design and project engineering.
•    Candidate should have a proven history of using creativity and technical insight to develop unique solutions to problems where a known solution does not exist. 
•    Experience with 3D/2D CAD (Solidworks/AutoCAD) for interpreting, modifying, and developing electrical drawings.
•    Experience with designing, implementing, programming, and troubleshooting control systems, including PLC/PC controllers, HMIs, and industrial networks such as Ethernet IP and configure motor control systems, variable frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems.
•    Experience with programming software such as RSLogix5000, Studio 5000 Logix and View Designer, FT View ME/SE, and other controls software platforms.
•    Excellent skills with MS Office and project management tools.
•    Work experience in manufacturing, plastic packaging, or extrusion a plus.
•    Must have strong written and oral communication skills, a collaborative work style and ability to effectively work with an interdisciplinary team.
•    Ability and willingness to travel is required.
•    PE license a plus.
Candidates must be authorized to work for any company in the US.

Requisition id: 34264 

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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