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Manufacturing Associate -Lenoir, North Carolina


Lenoir, NC, US, 28645

REQ ID:  36086

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


Manufacturing Associate

Shift- 12 Hour Shifts- 1st Shift Available (8am-8pm) or 3rd shift (8pm-8am)

This position is eligible to receive $2000.00 Sign-on Bonus! 

Healthcare Benefits available on Day ONE!  That’s health, dental, vision, and more! 

401K match! Employees are paid weekly.

We are growing and we need your help to meet the demand!  
Do you want to play a part in our changing world?  Are you comfortable working with your hands? At Sealed Air Corporation we make materials that help to keep the world’s supply chain moving.  We have been in the area for a while and have no signs of leaving.  If you are looking for an organization to learn and grow with, we are one to look at.  We love to work hard to meet the demands of the changing world and we are looking for new talent to learn and grow with us!

Job Description

A strong candidate will:

  • Operate as a member of a Team in a dynamic manufacturing production environment
  • Assist in machine operations and efficiency 
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude 
  • Ability to perform Preventive Maintenance on equipment
  • Ensure quality material is produced.
  • Read and interpret production schedules
  • Understand product variations 
  • Promote and keep good housekeeping.
  • Maximize production output and product quality
  • Learn and assist on QC checks and operation of the machine
  • Perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair functions
  • Assist maintenance as required
  • Use SAP to record daily production and downtime


  • Manufactures sufficient quantities of quality products at or below budgeted production costs in order to meet marketplace demand
  • Sets up equipment operation feed, speed and temperature
  • Follows established procedures for operating various conventional and/or CNC (computerized numerical control) manufacturing equipment for tasks such as cutting, punching, forming, drilling, tapping, turning, milling, and stamping to fabricate, form or shape manufactured parts, tools or parts assemblies from raw materials
  • Selects and measures raw materials and parts to specifications to prepare for production processing
  • Resolves issues related to the organization's production, machinery, processing and/or packaging operations
  • Responsibilities are within Manufacturing/Operations Function as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines



  • HS Diploma/GED preferred


  • None Required (but prefer some manufacturing experience)


  • Computer Programs (SAP, Excel)


Occasional possible.

Other Requirements:


  • Ability to work eight- or twelve-hour shifts as needed.
  • Ability to work on weekends
  • Prior work attendance, safety and discipline record

Total Rewards

Starting your first day, Sealed Air offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Wellness Programs, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits (401k matching program), Profit Sharing and other perks such as:

  • Competitive PTO
  • 10 paid Holidays
  • Unused Sick Time Payout
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company Paid Paternity Leave
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Legal Plan coverage & Identity Theft Protection
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Recognition Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Employee Discount Marketplace

Requisition id: 36086 

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.



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: Hickory

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