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Electrical Equipment Engineer


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  34291

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


The overall objective of the Equipment Engineering Group is to conceive, develop and commercialize industrial food packaging systems that deliver value to our customers, and support the growth of the global Sealed Air Total Business. Customer value is obtained by delivering high performing, reliable and cost effective equipment automation solutions and new technologies. This position will be responsible for the design and development of controls, electronics and software for automated packaging systems.  As an individual contributor and as a cross-functional team member with other controls engineers, mechanical engineers, tech service and tech sales, efforts will also include research, lab testing and field trials.  All new designs and modifications to existing systems will comply with functional and technical specifications, meet all applicable safety and regulatory codes, and be fully documented.  


-    System integration of various equipment controls supporting Equipment Automation initiatives.
-    PLC, HMI, VFD and Servo programming for new designs and support of legacy systems.
-    Drive technical advancements in conceptualization, layout, design, in-house testing, field-qualification and documentation.
-    Electrical design, power (480V, 3ph) design and integration design and development for industrial conveyance and packaging equipment.
-    Support supply chain for component and sub-system obsolescence and technology upgrades.
-    Ensure compliance with all applicable safety and regulatory standards such as NEC and NFPA79.
-    Support manufacturing relating to customer orders, inventory, parts, and documentation.
-    Support customer issues, questions, and troubleshooting.


•    A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
•    At least 1-3 years of relevant industrial controls experience.
•    Excellent communication, problem solving and team work skills.  
•    Proficiency with Rockwell PLC software products (RSLogix 500/5000, Studio) and/or other similar industrial controls software products. 
•    Proficiency with Draftsight or AutoCAD 2D schematic packages.
•    Strong knowledge of NEC, NFPA79, ISO 13849..
•    Strong knowledge of AC motor control.
•    Ability to travel domestic and international (typical 25%).

•    Servo motion design and programming experience.
•    Experience designing equipment for harsh environments.
•    Knowledge of Omron PLC devices and software.
•    Familiarity with UL and CE regulations.

Requisition id: 34291 

Relocation: Yes  

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: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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