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Extrusion & Innovation Engineer

LOCATION: 

Passirana di Rho, Milan, IT, 20017

REQ ID:  38450

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make 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 www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

 Day to Day responsibilities include:

  • New Product/Process Development  
      • Design sustainable formulations and new processes according to a technical brief and specifications defined with the I&D Application team, translating ONE SEE customer needs and focusing on incremental growth. Utilize Pilot Plant or Industrial Equipment and Central/Packaging lab facilities.  
      • Work with I&D ADS team to collect in-house and customer tests outcomes on the candidate formulations in order to modify them as appropriate within the entire development cycle.
      • Manage relations/contacts within ONE SEE production plants for new process/production transition.
  • Innovation
      • Establish a close collaboration with other Product and Process Development Engineers across I&D groups as well as Engineering in EU and globally  
      • Work closely with Platforms leaders, being innovative in designing, manufacturing and installing new or modified mechanical components or systems.
      • Look to new innovative technologies mainly in digital, digital printing and coating.
  • Project Management
      • Lead I&D projects from the Technical Request approval until the completion of the transition to the designed manufacturing plants including the issue of the Release Paper documentation within the agreed time frame.

Qualifications

  • University degree preferably in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering
  • 3-5 years work experience in engineering and/or equipment companies, preferably in packaging, possibly in extrusion process or in these roles in a FMCG company, possibly packaging
  • Technically minded, able to demonstrate numerical and scientific ability and have problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of a second language (French, Spanish or German) would be a plus
  • Willingness to travel, mostly in Europe but also in US/Asia
  • Oriented to develop new and innovative solutions as well as monitoring competition and testing emerging   technologies.
  • Ability to work effectively on project with cross-functional and cross-cultural teams
  • Project Management skills and attitude
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage a team.

Requisition id: 38450 

Relocation: No  

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

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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