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Innovation & Development Technician


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  31210

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


The primary role of an Innovation & Development Technician is to manufacture experimental materials (most often polymeric in nature) as designed by I&D engineers. I&D technicians are required to operate pilot scale manufacturing equipment, experimental processes, and are instrumental in new process startups; additionally, the ability to design, maintain, and implement modifications to existing processes is needed along with highly functioning mechanical skills. I&D technicians possess an ever-growing knowledge of raw materials and polymers for processing that enables them to execute development projects effectively. A continuous learning mindset is expected. The technician role also requires collaboration with engineers to research and develop new materials and methods that translate into value for our customers. Additionally, technicians will interact with a variety of individuals throughout the company including manufacturing/development (globally), analytical, designers, marketing, purchasing, etc.


•    High School diploma or equivalent 
•    High degree of mechanical aptitude/experience. 
•    Extrusion experience  
•    Proficient in basic computer skills and applications 
•    Ability to plan and organize work as well as shift priorities when needed
•    Ability to meet mechanical/technical challenges with creative and innovative solutions
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•    Ability to perform well independently and in team environment  
•    Ability to understand and follow recommendations on SOPs or Safety Data Sheets
•    Excellent problem-solving skills  
•    Travel up to 20%
•    5 plus Years SEE experience 
•    Strong mechanical maintenance experience. 
•    Strong Interpersonal Skills 

Requisition id: 31210 

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: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Supply, R&D, Technology, Manufacturing, Research, Operations

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