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Electrical/Controls Engineer


Iowa Park, TX, US, 76367

REQ ID:  35093

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 $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

 Under the direction of the Engineering Project Manager this position works independently or in conjunction with engineers, production and maintenance personnel.  The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design, deployment and maintenance of a broad range of electrical systems and equipment. More spefically:

  • Focuses on system automation and must be well-versed in PLC and HMI programming and integrating these into existing and new systems. Knowledge of communication and network layers is also preferred. 
  • Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs.
  • Develop budgets, estimating labor, material, and construction costs for projects.
  • Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time and within budget.
  • Confer with engineers, vendors, contractors, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products.
  • Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and facility requirements.
  • Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for the facility.
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications.
  • Designs and directs engineering and maintenance personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing designs.
  • Prepare and study technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, and topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and facility requirements.
  • Compile data and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects.



  • Minimum five years relevant controls experience, ten years preferred
  • Experience with Allen Bradley software programming suites, this includes but is not limited to RS Logix, 5000, Studio 5000, and FactoryTalk View Studio a must
  • Draftsight 2017 experience a plus
  • Prior experience in Plastics Extrusion process and/or conversion of products a plus
  • Knowledgeable of statistics preferred
  • Prior use of designed experiments, Lean Six Sigma, SPC or equivalent preferred
  • Self-starter capable of working independently with minimal supervision


  • Bachelor’s Degree Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Other Bachelor’s in Engineering considered with considerable controls/electrical experience

Other requirements:

  • 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
  • Polished presentation, business acumen and facilitation skills
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and a work ethic that corresponds with SEE’s core values

Requisition id: 35093 

Relocation: Yes  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



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: Wichita Falls

Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Construction, Engineering

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