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Sr. Process Engineer


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

REQ ID:  38797

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

Position Summary:

  • Under the direction of the Plant Manager, this position works independently and in conjunction with management, maintenance personnel and hourly employees to develop solutions to extrusion converting processes and equipment. 
  • This process/plant engineer position includes troubleshooting current and new development products, design new or modified processes and support the validation of equipment upon installation, support modifications of existing processes/equipment, maintenance and optimization of process and facility equipment, supporting and leading safety/cost/sustainability improvement initiatives, quality improvement projects. 
  • The plant location has two production lines and accompanying facility and mechanical equipment.  The plant production is in a clean room ISO class 7 environment and certified ISO 15378 with operational GMPs. This position would support the running and optimization of the site equipment and processes.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Working independently or with others to develop improved methods for delivering finished product to our customers.
  • Identifies and serves as the primary driver for cost improvement projects to remove costs from current and new operations.
  • Serves as the primary technical lead for process and equipment improvement projects.
  • Interacts and oversees from a technical perspective equipment modifications, upgrades, and new installations.
  • Interacting with customers, T&I, Business Unit Leaders, and other Process Engineering functions, to assist with process issues, quality concerns and assists in identifying new or improved products or methods for delivering value-added products to customers.
  • Stay abreast of new equipment / process developments in the Plastics Extrusion field.
  • Communicate regularly to share combined knowledge with process engineers in other locations.
  • Serves as an expert in troubleshoot manufacturing problems and identify solutions with data-based decision making.
  • Identify and implement new/improved methods of manufacturing to improve profitability.



  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering required.



  • 5-7 years of experience in Process Engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with varied manufacturing processes such as extrusion and converting.
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques and tools, their use and interpretation
  • Requires ability to manage a project and process involving multiple manufacturing areas, plants, and across various portions of the business.
  • Has demonstrated ability to work independently and focus on critical project parameters that determine success of failure. 
  • Knowledge of statistics and DMAIC methodology preferred
  • Designed experiments, Lean Six Sigma, SPC or equivalent experience preferred
  • Self-starter capable of working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs, HMI and AC Drives is a plus.

Requisition id: 38797 

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: Facilities, Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Supply Chain, Mechanical Engineer, Operations, Engineering

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