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Associate Project Engineer

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Grand Prairie, TX, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Under the direction of the Plant Manager this position will develop and drive Maintenance/Technical/Engineering to deliver and sustain profitable growth. It will establish and enable a consolidated process improvement program designed to integrate the business processes for continuously improving performance, using the Lean Initiative as the change methodology, which results in improved quality, efficiency and profitability for the company. Process improvement work will include improving safety and environmental performance, reducing energy requirements, incremental production increases, and product presentation improvement. It will work with highly talented and successful people to guide and reinforce a team of self-managed/achievement oriented maintenance technicians. A fundamental task will be to support and influence change and provide the direction and guidance for the team to ensure that the technical goals are met for critical manufacturing components.

Job Description Cont.

Specific Responsibilities:

  •  Identify, define, and track operating conditions including equipment planned downtime, actual downtime, run time and equipment efficiency.
  •  Lead and/or support a facility of approximately 180 employees on a 3-shift operation. Focus on driving improvements in safety, quality, cost and delivery.
  •  Assist in the start-up of equipment, to include updating safety documentation, technical documentation and updating / coordinating the training of employees.
  •  Support opportunities in the testing and development of new materials and equipment with the Supply Chain Team, Global Purchasing Team, and Marketing Teams.
  •  Communicate regularly with the Plant mgt. and process engineers and other plants, sharing combined knowledge and information.
  •  Drive a culture of urgency and maintain an informed position regarding plant equipment status.
  •  Responsible for investigating reliability issues and performing root cause analysis on significant failures.
  •  Ability to travel and work overtime.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Supervise Maintenance Staff


Additional Qualifications:


  • Strong electrical skills (AC DC circuitry)
  •  Planning and problem-solving ability.
  •  Knowledge of PLC systems
  •  Must be able to interpret engineering layouts and schematics.
  •  Able to operate with considerable latitude
  •  Able to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation and negotiation skills.
  •  Must be flexible, innovative and comfortable in setting own priorities
  •  Able to assimilate and understand new technologies (strong technical aptitude)
  •  Polished presentation, business acumen and facilitation skills
  •  Good understanding of team based self-managing principles
  •  Results oriented
  •  Proficiency in the use of MS Office.
  •  Proficiency in the use of Lean Six Sigma principles.


Requisition id: 27965 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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