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Senior Mechanical Engineer


Charlotte, NC, US

REQ ID:  30083

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit


The Equipment Engineering team, part of the 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 food packaging systems that 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 projects through all stages of the development 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 engineering plans and schedules
•    Design and oversee the design of solutions from conceptualization through equipment manufacturing
•    Review and generate 3D CAD designs and 2D drawings
•    Work with key suppliers in sourcing and specifying equipment elements
•    Oversee the manufacture of 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


•    Bachelors degree in Engineering field 

  • 5+ years of relevant product 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) 
•    Experienced in on-site installation and troubleshooting of equipment and systems
•    Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of customer service
•    Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management
•    Technical project management experience
•    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 and Project Management software

Requisition id: 30083 

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. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).



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.