R&D Applications Expert


Passirana di Rho, Milan, IT, 20017

REQ ID:  47558

SEE designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient.

SEE strives to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. Our culture guides everything we do – how we partner with our customers and suppliers, attract and retain top talent, and create value for our stakeholders.

SEE generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and has approximately 17,000 employees. The company operates out of 46 countries/territories, and our products are distributed in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

What does an Application Expert do?

The Senior Application Expert is responsible for developing new packaging products, understanding the interaction of packaging materials with customer equipment and products, and supporting existing business by training, troubleshooting, and communicating product performance. This role involves developing test plans, conducting fitness-for-use testing, and providing expert recommendations to customers, team members, and stakeholders. Additionally, the Senior Application Expert collaborates with equipment and materials teams, field support, sales, and supply chain to ensure existing products meet SEE's high standards.

Why we need you?

  • We need you because you will play a crucial role in developing, designing, and conducting trials to validate the reliability of packaging equipment and materials, ensuring the most robust solutions for our customers.
  • You'll produce high-quality results and technical documentation that drive data-driven business decisions.
  • Your innovative ideas will enhance current product lines or lead to new product development, increasing our profit based on a deep understanding of materials, equipment, and customer operations.
  • You'll follow up on market introductions of newly released systems through field monitoring and support, providing technical solutions to customers, external vendors, field representatives, and the broader Innovation & Development organization.
  • Your project management skills will enable supply chain improvements, optimizing manufacturing processes and raw materials by quantifying their impact on performance.
  • Additionally, you'll create value propositions and competitive intelligence for Sealed Air’s developmental solutions, defining and scoping credible projects.
  • Your expertise and initiative are essential for driving our innovation and maintaining our high standards.


  • Educational Background: University degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Packaging Engineering/Science, Food/Meat Science, or related field with experience in a packaging discipline. Equipment and automation experience is preferred.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in technical writing and the ability to create data-driven reports to communicate technical ideas.
  • Project Management: Experience managing multiple tasks with competing deadlines, demonstrating professionalism, motivation, reliability, and a solution-oriented mindset.
  • Teamwork and Adaptability: Strong team player able to work effectively on cross-functional projects, showing autonomy, initiative, leadership, and the ability to adapt easily to new situations.
  • Travel and Language Proficiency: Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, fluency in English, with proficiency in another language or the ability to learn another language being advantageous.

Requisition id: 47558 

Relocation: No  

SEE is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. SEE prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]




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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