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Senior Mechanical Project Engineer, Supply Chain


Charlotte, NC, US

REQ ID:  29872

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


We are seeking a strong Senior Mechanical Project Engineer to join our team. Use your strong engineering design, project management and your knowledge of manufacturing processes to improve equipment design and efficiency. You will be involved with large and small projects and will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the operation. This could be a great growth role and could lead to many greater opportunities. This engineer will be responsible for the design, installation, and startup of production and process equipment in any of the global SEE manufacturing plants.  Candidates must have 4+ years with mechanical design and project engineering.  These skills will be applied to the development and/or improvement of process equipment on extrusion and converting production lines.  The project assignments may also include modifications/retrofits to existing equipment.  International travel is required.  Primary responsibilities include the following:


•    Design and project engineering.  Work with a cross functional team to develop scope, budget, and schedules and then execute projects to exceed customer expectations.
•    Must be able to collaborate with multi-discipline teams consisting of engineering, EH&S, management, internal customers, and suppliers to ensure solutions are cost effective and meet the desired design criteria.
•    Effectively communicate and coordinate with internal manufacturing resources, internal product development resources, external suppliers, and contractors to complete projects on time and budget.
•    Apply strong technical skills to all facets of the project to include planning and solution development, equipment specification, design, and startup.
•    Identify / evaluate new technologies that can be incorporated into the existing processes to improve yield, increase throughput, and/or reduce cost. 
•    Develop contingency plans to ensure that there are ‘no surprises’ on projects.  
•    Applies and interprets standard scientific or engineering theories.
•    Principally in specific professional, scientific, or engineering specialty concepts and techniques.
•    Develops solutions to problems where causal relationships can be identified and some precedent may exist.


•    Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university. 
•    Minimum 4 years of experience with design and project engineering.
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively apply technical and project management skills to successfully complete multiple projects. 
•    Strong preference for candidates that have a blend of mechanical and electrical engineering skills. (Electro-mechanical and Mechatronics)
•    Mechanical engineers should have strong 3D design skills and experience with computer aided engineering tools such as SolidWorks Composer, Matlab, FEA / CFD Simulation, etc. A PE license is a plus.
•    Excellent skills with MS Office and project management tools
•    Work experience in manufacturing, plastic packaging or extrusion a plus
•    Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, take initiative and drive for results to exceed customer expectations.
•    Must have strong written and oral communication skills, a collaborative work style and ability to effectively work with an interdisciplinary team
•    Effectively applies standard scientific and engineering principles to process/equipment development and capital projects
•    Applies knowledge and concepts within his/her field of education and/or expertise.
•    Identifies logical and practical solutions to well-defined problems.  Generally limited to applying Engineering concepts to projects planned by others.


Requisition id: 29872 

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.
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