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Mechanical Engineer


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  39828

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description


The Equipment Engineering team, part of the Innovation & Development (I&D) organization at Sealed Air, is a group of highly motivated, energetic, and bright individuals with a wide variety of skillsets. The thing that unites us is the joy we get from solving complex technical challenges in a collaborative environment. The mission of our team is to conceptualize, develop, and commercialize industrial food packaging systems that deliver value to our customers and support the growth of the global Sealed Air business.   As a member of this team, you will work closely with fellow engineers, designers, technicians, Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing, to develop automation equipment and electro-mechanical assemblies. The scope of work in the I&D organization is broad and will require you to provide technical leadership during project conceptualization, project planning, design, manufacturing, in-house testing, installation, and the development of supporting machine documentation. In this role, you will have the opportunity to expand your design skills and manufacturing knowledge, strengthen your business acumen and professional skillset, and grow as a technical leader. Our company is undergoing transformational change. The value brought by the qualified individual will be crucial to Sealed Air’s success on some of our most critical growth initiatives.




  • Conceptualize and design industrial food packaging equipment and automation solutions
  • Analyze mechanical systems according to engineering and scientific principles
  • Develop, design, and run equipment testing and training to ensure commercial success of new solutions
  • Complete system documentation including CAD drawing packages and manuals
  • Provide Sales and Marketing support to identify potential customer opportunities
  • Provide customer support focusing on operation and maintenance training and field troubleshooting with root-cause analysis and closed-loop corrective actions
  • Execute detailed technical project plans which ensure deliverables are met and communicate project health to internal and external stakeholders
  • Support portfolio of existing solutions through management of part obsolescence and technology upgrades
  • Support Manufacturing with customer orders, inventory management, and production documentation
  • Ensure equipment compliance with all applicable safety and hygienic design standards




  • Demonstrated experience in product and equipment development
  • Exceptional problem solving and mechanical design abilities
  • Broad technical knowledge and a hands-on approach to creating technical solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to meet technical challenges with creative and innovative solutions
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD Design (SolidWorks experience preferred) 
  • Experienced in on-site installation and troubleshooting of equipment and systems
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and influential leadership to support cross-functional teams  
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management
  • Technical project management experience and a working familiarity with project management philosophy and application
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products 


Requisition id: 39828 

Relocation: Yes  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.



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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