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Quality Engineer


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  41696

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 Quality Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining all the quality assurance programs and processes for Sealed Air’s Equipment Manufacturing site in Duncan, SC. This position works with the purchasing, operations and engineering teams to insure all manufactured or supplied products meet customer and company specifications and achieve superior quality and reliability levels. The Quality Engineer is responsible for the ongoing analytical assessment of all quality KPI’s (internal and external) and driving improvement projects from current and historical results.




  • Maintain established data analysis processes: process maps, metrics, etc. and visibility to support each of the quality processes in PESC.
  • Identify root causes and trends in quality metrics, and where appropriate, lead programs to reach quality, operational, and financial goals using Lean Six Sigma and other techniques.
  • Develop and drive with the Operations, Engineering, and Purchasing Teams, improvement to share and achieve sourcing and operational goals.
  • Interact with other Equipment Quality Managers to share findings, support Corporate programs, and replicate best practices to accelerate successes.
  • Develop an understanding of customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes. 
  • Works with customers, vendors, and engineering to gather data and provide corrective actions.
  • Develop, review and implement specifications for products or processes.
  • Set requirements for raw material or intermediate products for suppliers and monitor compliance.
  • Develop and execute quality training programs




  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical discipline.   
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Quality systems and processes in a manufacturing setting, including Supplier Quality Management, Corrective Action Management, Root Cause assessment, and FMEA development. Equipment manufacturing highly desired.
  • Possess exceptional problem-solving abilities to ensure technical solutions are sound and cost-effective.
  • Trained to LSS Green Belt/Black belt level. Certification preferred yet not required.
  • Ability to lead an effective corrective action using disciplined problem-solving methods and statistical analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to develop rapport quickly with all organizational levels and customers.  
  • Able to work independently, lead technician and provide direction as well as work cooperatively on a team.  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Visio and Project (or similar tool).  
  • SAP experience highly desired.
  • Able to use Minitab or comparable statistical analysis software when needed.
  • Able to travel up to 20%.

Requisition id: 41696 

Relocation: No  

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: Statistics, Six Sigma Black Belt, Supply Chain, Lean Six Sigma, Quality Engineer, Data, Management, Operations, Engineering

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