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Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Danbury, CT, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

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

Job Description
‰Ñ Manufactures sufficient quantities of quality products at or below budgeted production costs in order to meet marketplace demand ‰Ñ Sets up equipment operation feed, speed and temperature ‰Ñ Follows established procedures for operating various conventional and/or CNC (computerized numerical control) manufacturing equipment for tasks such as cutting, punching, forming, drilling, tapping, turning, milling, and stamping to fabricate, form or shape manufactured parts, tools or parts assemblies from raw materials ‰Ñ Selects and measures raw materials and parts to specifications to prepare for production processing ‰Ñ Resolves issues related to the organization's production, machinery, processing and/or packaging operations ‰Ñ Responsibilities are within Manufacturing/Operations Function as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines
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Sealed Air is seeking a driven, manufacturing professional to fulfill our current opening Technician, located in our Danbury, Connecticut facility.  The qualified candidate will play a key role in ensuring that quality is maintained in the processes that produce the Instapak Quick products. This position will be in a fast-paced environment with daily responsibilities in support of a diverse manufacturing team. The ability to handle multiple tasks, work in a team environment will be critical.  The position reports to the Team Performance Leader (shift supervisor).


The of 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.


Primary Responsibilities:


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 (6S)

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 implement LOTO during maintenance and repairs

Knowledge of basic control systems is a plus

Takes a leadership role when required

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




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

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel

Must be organized and detail oriented – be accurate.



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


Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. several times each day.

Ability to stand for periods of up to 4 hours at a time.

The wearing of contact lenses is prohibited

Must be willing to wear steel toes shoes, safety vest and safety glasses (prescription if necessary) while on the production and warehouse floors.



This is a full-time hourly position (OT after 37.5 hours), available immediately. Compensation will be competitively based on qualifications and experience; compensation weekly. 


Requisition id: 27981 

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: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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