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Engineering Project Assistant


Lenoir, NC, US

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

Location: Lenoir, NC (this is a small town in the foothills of the Appalachians, the closest big city is Hickory, NC (25 minutes) which is an hour east to Charlotte or an hour west to Asheville.  Appalachian State University is about 25 minutes North of Lenoir in Boone, NC) 
Industry: Consumer goods packaging

Summary: This facility produces many different types of film extrusions for use in a variety of e-commerce and other applications.  BubbleWrap® branded packaging is probably the most familiar product produced here.  

Duties and Responsibilities: As an overview, you would be expected to apply solid engineering fundamentals to assess, plan, and execute a variety of projects aimed at safely reducing down time or increasing throughput.  We are looking for someone who is hands-on, is capable of critically and quantitatively assessing a process, and is organized to be able to carry it through execution.  Some areas of focus may include: LEAN manufacturing, quality control, production and inventory control, ergonomics, machine design, PLC programming/troubleshooting, control systems work, standardized work, and many other disciplines related to industry. 

What we can offer you: a wide introduction to a profitable company with a human focus spread throughout the US and the world.   This plant, in particular, has a lot of opportunities that will let you flex your creative side without many of the hurdles that you may find in other organizations.  If you are results-driven and ready to get to work, we will teach you the rest. 

NOTE: This is a manufacturing environment.  All employees are required to wear safety-toed shoes (not provided) and safety glasses (provided). 

Job Description Cont.

Requisition id: 29920 

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: Hickory

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