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Machine Technician I


Danbury, CT, US, 06810

REQ ID:  36149

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


8 hour 3rd shift, Monday-Friday 

This position is eligible to receive $2000 Sign-on Bonus! 

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

401K match! Employees are paid weekly.

The Technician is responsible for ensuring that all production equipment and support  equipment is operating properly, and products are made are within standards on two production lines. The Technician will work closely with the quality control operators, other Technicians, Production Support Associates, Packing Associates, and the TPL within their shift to ensure quality standards are maintained and machines are operating safely and properly for optimal production efficiency.

Job Description

  • 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
  • Operates and maintain fork trucks
  • Uses a forklift to move finished and raw material pallets in the warehouse
  • 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
  • Familiar with, and fully implement LOTO during maintenance and repairs
  • Knowledge of basic control systems is a plus
  • Uses computers to document machine performance, repairs, and manufacturing data
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • Education: High school diploma/GED, or equivalent schooling
  • Successfully pass a criminal background screening and drug test
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


  • Must have the ability and knowledge to safely use hand and/or power tools as well as hoists
  • Makes authorized adjustments and modifications to equipment as needed to maintain production, while ensuring quality and productivity
  • Performs or assists with product or equipment changeovers
  • Forklift experience is a plus - ability to learn and get a license to operate a forklift within 3-6 months
  • Ability to perform work independently and cover for supervision when needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills required
  • Ability to understand basic hydraulics, pneumatics, technical writing/drawings
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • 1 + years of work experience in manufacturing or equivalent experience
  • Must be able to solve mathematical problems at the high school level.
  • Able and willing to work overtime

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: 36149 

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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