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Mechanical Engineering Manager


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  38742

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


This position will support our growth strategy by leading the development of automation equipment and optimizing our current portfolio of solutions in the high-performance packaging space. The scope of work in the I&D organization is broad and will require this position to provide technical and project leadership within I&D, across department boundaries, and with external partners, throughout all stages of product development and lifecycle management. The value brought by the qualified individual will be crucial to Sealed Air’s success on some of our most critical growth initiatives.




  • Develop technical skillset of the engineering team in the areas of machine design and equipment development
  • Lead and teach the team in professional skillsets and business acumen with a focus on creating influential collaboration that speeds up the implementation and growth of Sealed Air’s solutions
  • Provide strategic leadership to drive the enhancement of current product lines and the development of new product lines
  • Lead multiple initiatives to provide technical solutions to customers, suppliers, field representatives, and the broader Innovation & Development organization
  • Provide technical oversight throughout development efforts, including the review of 3D CAD designs and 2D drawings
  • Partner with the Applications teams and the Field Service organization to understand customer requirements and develop, design, and run equipment testing and training to ensure commercial success of new solutions
  • Serve as a strategic partner to the Sales, Marketing & Portfolio, and Supply Chain to implement solutions regionally and globally
  • Work with the Supply Chain organization to improve the manufacturability of our equipment solutions and the strength of our current portfolio



  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or packaging discipline; Master’s degree in a technical discipline is preferred
  • Demonstrated history of professional and technical leadership
  • Demonstrated history of people management/development skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication of technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated success in managing competing priorities
  • Demonstrated success in building high-performance teams and attracting/retaining best-in-class technical talent
  • Proven track record of opportunity identification and translating ideas into commercial success
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management.
  • Proven business acumen facilitating collaboration across functions, regions, and business segments
  • Ability to work globally with appropriate sensitivities to cultures and business practices
  • Broad technical knowledge and hands on experience in functional area(s)
  • Demonstrated history of meeting technical challenges with creative and innovative solutions
  • Ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers and provide a high level of customer service.
  • Experienced in on-site installation and troubleshooting of equipment and systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a work ethic that corresponds with Sealed Air’s core values.
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD Design strongly preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and project management software
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with project management philosophy and application

Requisition id: 38742 

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

Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, Supply Chain Manager, CAD, Drafting, Engineering, Operations

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