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Temperature Assurance and Test Engineer

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US

REQ ID:  28974

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 $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Summary

The Temperature Assurance Development & Test Engineer will help develop and test new-to-the-world solutions focused on Temperature Assurance serving the industries of food eCommerce, pharmaceutical and other industries requiring temperature management.

Responsibilities

•    Develop packaging solutions that provide thermal management for the passive market space
•    Provide technical support to customers leading up to and after commercialization including use of insulated shippers, phase change materials and any associated equipment that may be required to deliver the ultimate solution
•    Help develop and maintain a competitive database of temperature assurance solutions 
•    Work with state-of-the-art thermal simulation software & equipment to drive internal development and develop solutions optimized with a balance of performance, cost and sustainability for our prospects and customers
•    Serve as a technical expert for our customers and our sales organization
•    Be comfortable in a customer-facing role
•    Work with the temperature assurance manager and other lab team members to maintain lab test schedules and lead times but also be flexible to accommodate changes in plan due to changes in priority
•    Design various temperature assurance pack-out configurations to conduct ISTA 7E and 7D testing
•    Perform temperature assurance simulations to optimize pack-outs and testing configuration
•    Program environmental chambers based on specific test requirements
•    Produce high-quality results and provide technical documentation to enable a data-driven solution development process 
 

Qualifications

•    Minimum:  Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other technical / engineering disciplines
•    Understanding and experience with Life Science, Pharmaceutical, International Safe Transit Association testing and guidelines
•    Knowledge and understanding of basic packaging testing equipment associated with Temperature Assurance testing
•    Excellent verbal and communication skills
•    Willing to perform hands-on duties
•    Detail oriented with the ability to leverage statistics as part of the validation criteria
•    Willingness to serve as a player/coach supporting the entire efforts of the team and functions.
•    Proficiency in MS Office suite including Word, Excel & PowerPoint
•    Strong written, oral communication and presentation skills.
•    Capable and willing to travel (up to 10%) 

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Minimum of 3 years professional experience in the cold chain / temperature assurance industries and pack-out design with an aptitude to perform standard tests such as International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) 7E, 7D and 20
•    Preferred test and solution development experience working in the cold chain / temperature assurance space.
 

Requisition id: 28974 

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).

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

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.