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Electrical Project Engineer


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

REQ ID:  37197

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

Position Summary:

We are seeking an Electrical Design and Project Engineer to join our team. Use your engineering design, project management and knowledge of manufacturing processes to improve equipment design and efficiency. You will be involved with large and small projects and will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the operation. This could be a great growth role and could lead to many future opportunities.


  • This engineer will be responsible for the design, modification, installation, and startup of production, process, and facilities systems and equipment at the Simpsonville, SC facility.  Candidates must have 2+ years with design and project engineering experience.  Primary responsibilities include the following:
  • Design and project engineering.  Work with a cross functional team to develop scope, budget, and schedules and then execute projects to exceed customer expectations. 
  • Must be able to collaborate with multi-discipline teams consisting of engineering, EH&S, management, internal customers, and suppliers to ensure solutions are safe, cost effective, and meet the desired design criteria.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with internal manufacturing resources, internal process engineers, external suppliers, and contractors to complete projects on time and budget.
  • Apply strong technical skills to all facets of the project to include planning and solution development, equipment specification, design, and startup.
  • Identify / evaluate new technologies that can be incorporated into the existing processes to improve safety, yield, throughput, and cost.
  • Develop contingency plans to ensure that there are ‘no surprises’ on projects. 
  • Archive design and project documents at project completion.



  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in electrical design and project engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply technical and project management skills to successfully complete multiple projects.
  • Strong preference for candidates that have a blend of mechanical and electrical engineering skills.
  • Electrical engineers should have a strong working knowledge of HMI Software, PLC’s and Drives, Temperature Control Systems, and Industrial Networks along with experience in Control System Design and tuning. High or Medium Voltage experience is a plus.
  • Excellent skills with MS Office and project management tools
  • Work experience in manufacturing, plastic packaging or extrusion a plus
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, take initiative and drive for results.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills, a collaborative work style and ability to effectively work with an interdisciplinary team.

Requisition id: 37197 

Relocation: Yes  

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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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