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Senior Mechanical Engineer, Innovation & Development


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  35327

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


Innovation & Development (I&D) organization at Sealed Air, is a group of highly motivated, energetic, and bright individuals with a wide variety of skillsets. The thing that unites us is the joy we get from solving complex technical challenges in a collaborative environment. The mission of our team is to conceptualize, develop, and commercialize industrial packaging equipment that will deliver value to our customers and support the growth of the global Sealed Air business. Enough about us, let’s talk about you. As a member of this team, you will work closely with fellow engineers, designers, technicians, Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing, to develop automation equipment and electro-mechanical assemblies. This role will enable you to see equipment development projects through all stages of the process: project conceptualization, project planning, design, manufacturing, in-house testing, installation, and the development of supporting machine documentation. You will have the opportunity to expand your design skills and manufacturing knowledge, strengthen your business acumen and professional skillset, and grow as a technical leader. Our company is undergoing transformational change. The value brought by the qualified individual will be crucial to Sealed Air’s success on some of our most critical growth initiatives.


•    Develop equipment specifications and initial solution concepts
•    Create and maintain engineering plans and schedules
•    Design and oversee equipment development from conceptualization through manufacturing
•    Review and generate 3D CAD designs and creating manufacturable 2D drawings
•    Conduct hands-on testing of prototype equipment
•    Work with key suppliers in sourcing and specifying equipment elements
•    Oversee the manufacture and building of first article equipment
•    Prepare final machine documentation such as user’s manuals, testing protocols, etc.
•    Provide technical leadership throughout development and effectively interface with internal and external customers


•    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field 
•    5-8 years of relevant product automation and equipment development experience
•    Broad Technical knowledge and hands on experience in functional area(s)
•    Demonstrated ability to meet technical challenges with creative and innovative solutions
•    Exceptional problem solving and mechanical design abilities
•    Proficiency in 3D CAD Design (SolidWorks experience preferred) 
•    Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills and a work ethic that corresponds with SEE’s core values
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Requisition id: 35327 

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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