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Machine Operator (Machine Technician I)


Danbury, CT, US, 06810

REQ ID:  36147

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


Machine Operator (Machine Technician I)

Shift- 11pm-7am Monday-Friday

This position is eligible to receive $2000.00 Sign-on Bonus! 

Healthcare Benefits available on Day ONE!  That’s health, dental, vision, and more! 

401K match! Employees are paid weekly.

Do you want to play a part in our changing world?  Are you comfortable working with your hands? At Sealed Air Corporation we make materials that help to keep the world’s supply chain moving.  We have been in the area for a while and have no signs of leaving.  If you are looking for an organization to learn and grow with, we are one to look at.  We love to work hard to meet the demands of the changing world and we are looking for new talent to learn and grow with us!

Job Description

JOB TITLE:      Machine Technician
LOCATION:     Danbury

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
•    Takes on the tasks of Operator Level 1, 2, 3, Production Support Associate, and Packing Associate as necessary to assist production when necessary (repairs and maintenance permitting) 
•    Performs quality inspections, process tests and records data accurately as required 
•    Works with little to no direct supervision 
•    Operates and maintain fork trucks 
•    Uses a forklift to move finished and raw material pallets in the warehouse 
•    Performs housekeeping duties as necessary to promote safety, tidiness, and efficiency 
•    Works closely with all operators, packers, and supervision to ensure optimal shift operation and production machine performance 
•    Performs cross shift communications to ensure that issues are communicated and documented 
•    Keeps machinery and work area in a clean and orderly condition 
•    Follows all safety rules, and works in a safe manner 
•    Familiar with, and fully implements LOTO during maintenance and repairs 
•    Knowledge of basic control systems is a plus 
•    Performs or assists with product or equipment changeovers
•    Perform other tasks as assigned 
•    Takes a leadership role when required 
•    Makes authorized adjustments and modifications to equipment as needed to maintain production, while ensuring quality and productivity 
•    Uses computers to document machine performance, repairs, and manufacturing data 
•    Supports business needs by working overtime and on weekends as necessary to satisfy schedule requirements 
•    Perform other tasks as assigned



Required Qualifications: 
•    High school diploma/GED, or equivalent schooling
•    At least 2-5 years of machine maintenance experience
•    Detailed knowledge of the operating characteristics of packaging machinery, supporting systems, their functional relationships, and the applicable installation and repair procedures, methods, and trade practices
Skills/Certifications/Special Training:
•    Forklift experience is a plus
Additional Qualification: 
•    Ability to safely perform timely electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repairs.
•    Possesses troubleshooting and mechanical skills 
•    Ability to lead and take a leadership role if necessary 
•    Familiar with LOTO
•    Ability to lift up to 40 lbs., and stand for periods of up to 3 hours at a time
•    Basic hand tool skills
•    Must be able to perform repetitive assembly using hands and arms which includes bending and stretching
•    Must be able to wear cotton clothing, steel toed boots, safety glasses
•    Bi-lingual skills in English and Spanish preferred
•    Must have the ability and knowledge to safely use hand and/or power tools as well as hoists
•    Ability to perform work independently and cover for supervision when needed  
•    Ability to read, write, and understand English (Bi-lingual skills in Spanish preferred) 
•    Cross-culture communications skills, with emphasis on interpersonal/teamwork skills 
•    Strong interpersonal skills 
•    Effective written and verbal communications skills required 
•    Computer literate 
•    Ability to understand basic hydraulics, pneumatics, technical writing/drawings 
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Total Rewards

Starting your first day, Sealed Air offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Wellness Programs, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits (401k matching program), Profit Sharing and other perks such as:

  • Competitive PTO that increases with tenure
  • Legal Plan coverage & Identity Theft Protection
  • 10 paid Company Holidays
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Unused Sick Time Payout of 100%
  • Pet Insurance
  • Health Savings Account – including HSA contributions and wellness incentives
  • Recognition Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Company Paid Paternity Leave
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Requisition id: 36147 

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.



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: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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