Share this Job

Mechanical Project Engineer

Date: May 8, 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



We are seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer  to join our Global Engineering team. You will have direct ownership of large and small projects globally and will have the opportunity to make a significant impact for Sealed Air


This Mechanical Project 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 5+ years of Mechanical design and project engineering experience.  These skills will be applied to the development and/or improvement of process equipment on extrusion and converting production lines. This Candidate should be comfortable using their creative and technical background to develop unique solutions to problems where a known solution does not exist.  The project assignments may also include modifications/retrofits to existing equipment.  International travel is required.  Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, and contractors to complete projects on time and budget.
  • Apply strong technical skills to all facets of the project to include budgeting, 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.
  • Applies and interprets broader scientific or engineering theories and concepts in the field of specialty
  • Develop contingency plans to ensure that there are ‘no surprises’ on projects. 
  • Demonstrates strong project management and leadership skills.  Able to act as a project leader across interdepartmental lines


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with design and project engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply technical and project management skills to successfully complete multiple projects.
  • 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. 
  • Strong preference for candidates that have a blend of mechanical and electrical engineering skills.
  • 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

Requisition id: 26160 

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

Job Segment: Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical, Engineering