Share this Job
Apply now »

Microbiologist (maternity leave replacement)


Passirana di Rho, Milan, IT, 20017

REQ ID:  32428

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 $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description


Provide technical support to internal and external customers.  
Help a wide variety of customers in addressing food safety and general microbiological concerns.  

•    Support Food Packaging R&D projects with technical expertise in the area of microbiology and food safety
•    Successfully lead and deliver innovation projects that add value for SEE and our customers
•    Serve as a food safety/microbiology subject matter expert 
•    Interact with Sealed Air’s and customers’ Senior management


•    University degree in Food Technology/Science, Microbiology or related fields and at least 1 year of experience in Microbiology area.
•    Ability to work independently in a microbiology Laboratory environment, managing test such as: shelf life, ISO22196, challenge test.
•    Proficient in media preparation, culture plating methods and sterile technique.
•    Ability to manage time and activities to deliver to assigned goals 
•    Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
•    Capability to develop and maintain bureaucratic documents needed by Italian Authorities, in collaboration with Passirana EH&S manager 
•    Excellent written and oral presentation skills in Italian and English
•    Ability to think critically
•    Self-motivated and with good problem-solving ability
•    Familiarity with software tools such as Word, Excel, Power Point
•    Understanding of experimental design and research statistics is considered a plus

Requisition id: 32428 

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.

Job Segment: Microbiology, Food Safety, Supply, Laboratory, Science, Quality, Operations, Research

Apply now »