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Mechanical Engineer Co-Op (Summer 2019)

Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Duncan, SC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description


The Co-op Program includes up to 3 sessions in either the Co-op or internship employment arrangement. For example, the Co-Op typically works 3 alternating semesters or is coordinated to the university academic schedule.  Sealed Air has a strong history of successful co-op and internship placements within the organization, increasing your chances of being chosen as a full-time new hire upon completion of education. The global Innovation and Development (I&D) leadership team supports this avenue to build our next generation of leaders in science and engineering. Our positions could include experiences such as:  


  • Plan and conduct laboratory research projects in areas of food, medical packaging, or protective packaging 

  • Work with Application Experts in their field 

  • Participate as a member of a project team 

  • Present to Leadership Teams at the end of each rotation 


Each session of the program is developed to be a project assignment. The participant will complete a formal presentation to higher level leadership about the outcomes at the end of each session. 


Job Description Cont.



  • Plan and conduct experiments for the development of new products and processes under the direction of an experience scientist or engineer 

  • Apply area of study for development of new products and processes 

  • Analyze results and assist with decision-making for next steps 

  • Prepare and modify engineering drawings for ongoing projects 

  • Prepare reports and present results at technical meetings 



Required Qualifications: 

  • Completed at least 1.5 years towards a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university 

  • 3.0 or higher GPA 

  • Authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship 

  • Able to provide own transportation to the internship/co-op location  


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong academic record 

  • Knowledgeable about general lab and machine shop practices 

  • Creative and a strong problem solver 

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision 

  • Good written and verbal communication skills 


Requisition id: 26933 

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: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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