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Senior Food Packaging Applications Expert

Date: Apr 21, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

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


This Senior Packaging Applications Development Expert will sit within Sealed Air’s Innovation and Development organization with a focus on the division’s Food Care Non-Shrink product lines. This person will be responsible for the development, support and exploratory activities to help design and build out the sales of their products for Sealed Air.


  • The Development of new packaging materials and concepts and the fitness for use for application intended.
  • Preform in house and field testing of packaging materials and documenting and communicating results and evaluations to organization and customer.
  • Ensuring safe and suitable technical parameters are identified and tested for the use of Sealed Air/Cryovac packaging materials and systems for products.
  • Extension of present materials to new products and applications.
  • Improvements to existing packaging materials, techniques, equipment, and Sealed Air products.
  • Dissemination of technical support to Sealed Air internal and external customers and potential global customers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in: Food Science, Meat Science, Poultry Science, Packaging Science, Dairy Science, related field with 5+ years relevant food industry/packaging experience.
  • OR Master’s degree with 2+ years relevant food industry/packaging experience in: Food Science, Meat Science, Poultry Science, Packaging Science, Dairy Science, Engineering or related field.
  • OR PhD degree in relevant food industry/packaging experience in: Food Science, Meat Science, Poultry Science, Dairy Science, Packaging Science, Engineering or related field with no experience.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the food sciences and food production as it relates to packaging materials, equipment and applications.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of packaging systems, development processes, and material / equipment interactions.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with and assist Product and Process Engineers, Customer Equipment Engineers, Sales, Marketing, and Customers.
  • Must demonstrate ability to design, lead, and complete project work.
  • Must demonstrate ability to utilize statistics.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft and Google Applications, along with technical writing and oral communication

Additional  Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Specific experience with Food Packaging processes, equipment, and applications is desired.
  • Strong background in Meat Science, Fresh Red Meat, Smoked and Processed Meats, Solid Dairy, or Poultry industries.
  • Worked in a complex / cross- divisional organization.
  • Design for Lean Six Sigma
  • Minitab/ SAS or other statistical software
  • SAP

Requisition id: 26138 

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).

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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