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Packaging Design Engineer


Guangzhou, 44, CN

REQ ID:  31121

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave 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 $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit


About AFP Engineered Packaging Solutions

AFP is World Class Custom Engineered Packaging Solutions and Supply chain Management.

AFP designs, manufactures and sources custom-engineered protective packaging for retail, e-commerce and direct shipping applications.

Since its founding in 1978, AFP has been dedicated to solving customer problems by engineering packaging solutions for organizations across the United States, Mexico, and Asia. AFP is now a part of Sealed Air’s Product Care Division.


Work Location: Zhongshan, Guangdong (Home Base)

This position works with Sales (PM), Customers, Engineering, ODM and Executive Management to conceptualize, design and develop prototypes, sample making and test to finish perfect designs and packing BOM for our customers. Creates clear and concise fabrication level dimensional drawings and Artwork to support production, procurement, and engineering activities. Proactively assists and supports manufacturing to ensure designs are correct and  to standards.

Key Responsibilities
  • Research and analyze customers’ design proposals, specifications, manuals or other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and performance of designs.
  • Translate system configurations received from customers into concept designs with 2D and 3D assemblies, Bills of Material (BOM’s) and shop drawings. Designs may be new or based on existing products. Build and test prototypes or coordinate builds.
  • Follow Customer’s design standards, select components from preferred components list, and create bills of material. Provide mechanical designs and recommendations based on packaging engineering principles.
  • Provide technical advice and support to fabrication and coordination of manufacturing. Conduct tests to evaluate packaging performance.
  • Assist marketing and sales(PM) with technical support, cost estimates and schedule estimates. Communicate technical aspects of projects to customers.
  • Make joint calls with sales personnel to customers’ facilities to address technical inquires. Communicate with Sales(PM), Customers and Executive Management to resolve significant issues or barriers.
  • Act as technical authority on assigned projects, working with a variety of materials like molded pulp, corrugated and other packaging materials.
  • Strong capability of molded pulp and corrugated is preferred. Assist drafters in developing the structural design of products using drafting tools or computer-assisted design (CAD) or drafting equipment and software.
  • Local assistance to finish organization’s tasks for all awarded FPM, AIO, NB, DT business
  • .Deliver packing samples to ODM or finish testing on time to catch up project's schedule.
  • Local sourcing for materials, suppliers and 3rd party Labs if necessary.
  • Rapidly fix issues happened during testing, and fast pass in next round.
  • Finally, deliver test reports to customer and team soon after testing.
Key Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Package Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related engineering field from four-year College or university
  • Minimum 3 years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing, plant operations, or engineering environment. 
  • Ability to communicate in English (written and verbal) is required. 
  • Must have practical knowledge of and experience with mechanical drafting and documentation. 
  • Experience with and ability to perform calculations to support design choices required.
  • Must be proficient in MS office software and CAD and Solid Modeling software packages (AutoCAD and Solidworks preferred).
  • Previous work experience in FPM,desktop, AIO and portables packaging is a plus.

Requisition id: 31121 

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).



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.

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