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Senior Applications Engineer


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  38189

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make 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 $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description


Sealed Air is seeking a driven individual to focus on developing new products for the packaging industry. This individual should have the ability to understand packaging materials, packaging systems, industry standard test methods, and our customers’ operations. This individual must also be able to understand packaging materials interaction with the packaged consumer product. The qualified candidate will be responsible for using heightened curiosity to develop test plans, conduct fitness-for-use testing, communicate results and make expert recommendations on a path forward to customers, their team, and key stakeholders. In addition to the development of new packaging solutions, this role is tasked with supporting our business by training, troubleshooting, and communicating the performance of our solutions to both internal stakeholders and our customers. This individual will also be responsible for engaging with equipment and materials teams, field support, sales, customer service, and supply chain to ensure new and existing products continue to meet the high standards of Sealed Air Corporation. 




  • Provide automated equipment support to internal and external customers. Validate development programming related to supporting custom automated options.
  • Evaluate new material and system designs through rigorous testing and an understanding of critical customer’s needs while working within a team environment to address real world problems.
  • Provide equipment application support for Sealed Air packaging equipment via phone, remote access, or field visits; Conduct root-cause analysis to provide technical documentation that enables data-driven business decisions.
  • Provide technical solutions to customers, external vendors, field representatives, and the broader Innovation & Development organization through on-site customer support and visits to other Sealed Air facilities.
  • Provide electrical and mechanical troubleshooting for all aspects of industrial machines, integrated accessories, and communications.
  • Interfacing with machines through HMI’s and setting parameters for equipment operations.
  • Create and conduct technical training; assist in the development of training materials, PM schedules, and equipment manuals. Provide equipment demonstrations.
  • Develop and lead factory acceptance tests to ensure requirements are met and manage installation start-ups.
  • Support Engineering equipment design and new technologies testing during development.
  • Support remote access installation and troubleshooting. 
  • Position requires approximately 30% travel.




  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Electronics, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working with industrial equipment.
  • Ability to design and set up prototype lab testing, then manage data-driven reporting.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics.  
  • Understanding of various mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical components.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as, in team environments.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate technical ideas and concepts.
  • Good decision-making, time management, interpersonal, computer, and organizational skills.
  • Professional attitude; self-motivated and disciplined to produce quality work.
  • Ability to lead projects.


Requisition id: 38189 

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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