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Application Expert, Food Packaging


Shanghai, CN

REQ ID:  36648

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

Role Summary


An exciting job opportunity is available within Sealed Air APAC Growth & Strategy BU, we are seeking a Driven Individual as an Application Expert for our Food Packaging Innovation &Development to focus on developing new product for the packaging industry. This role reports directly to Director APAC Food Packaging I&D, the role is based in Shanghai China.


The Successful Candidate:

  • Should have the ability to understand packaging materials, packaging systems, industry standard test methods, and our customers' operations. 
  • Must also be able to understand packaging materials interaction with the packaged consumer product. 
  • Will be responsible for using heightened curiosity to develop test plans, conduct fitness-for-use testing, communicate results and make expert recommendations on a path forward to customers, their team, and key stakeholders. 
  • In addition to the development of new packaging solutions, this role is tasked with supporting our business by training, troubleshooting, and communicating the performance of our solutions to both internal stakeholders and our customers. 
  • Will also be responsible for engaging with equipment and materials teams, field support, sales, customer service, and supply chain to ensure new and existing products continue to meet the high standards of Sealed Air Corporation.

What we are looking for:

  • B.S. Food Science, Meat Science, Packaging Science or related field and 3-5 years relevant food industry/packaging experience
  • Candidate should have a working knowledge and expertise in the areas of food protection, safety, microbiology, shelf life determination, meat science, and sensory attributes to assist in the development of new or improved packaging materials, products, or applications.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the food sciences and food production as it relates to packaging materials, equipment and applications.
  • Specific experience with Food Packaging processes, equipment, and applications is desired.
  • Must demonstrate basic knowledge of packaging systems, development processes, and material / equipment interactions
  • Must demonstrate ability to design, lead, and complete project work.
  • Must be proficient in technical writing and oral communication.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with and assist Product and Process Engineers, Customer Equipment Engineers, Sales, Marketing, and Customers.
  • Must demonstrate ability to utilize statistics.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft and Google Applications
  • Up to 50% travel required


A full Job Description is available for applicants. 

Requisition id: 36648 

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.

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