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Mechanical Engineering Designer/ Technologist


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681 Duncan, SC, US, 29334 Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  34081

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 $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit


Our Supply Chain Engineering division is growing and were looking for our next class of designers! This mechanical designer will be responsible for the design of process equipment in any of the manufacturing plants.  Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of machine design experience with production equipment.   The work will include development of new process equipment as well as modifications / retrofits to existing production equipment.  


•    Proven and proficient machine design skills using both 3D and 2D platforms.  This candidate must be able to work alone or in a team environment with engineer(s) and other designer(s) to identify, formulate, and implement design solutions. 
•    Support the Installation, checkout, and startup of manufacturing equipment in any of the Sealed Air manufacturing plants
•    Generate and document all elements of the equipment design packages 
•    Must be able to collaborate with multi-discipline teams consisting of engineering, EH&S, management, internal customers, contractors, and suppliers to ensure solutions are cost effective and meet the desired design criteria.
•    Apply strong technical skills to all facets of the project to include planning and solution development, equipment specification and procurement, machine design, generate process layouts and onsite startup support.
•    Provide basic project scope, schedule, and cost estimates for assigned projects
•    Identify / evaluate new technologies that can be incorporated into the existing processes to improve yield, increase throughput, and/or reduce cost.
•    Domestic and international travel required.


•    5 years of machine design and process layout experience
•    Strong and creative machine design skills
•    Excellent 3D modeling skills (SolidWorks preferred) and ability to generate 2D process equipment layouts (primarily Draftsight or equivalent)
•    Experience with process flow, chilled water systems, and P&ID diagrams preferred.
•    Working knowledge of MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Project)
•    Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, take initiative and drive for results to exceed customer expectations.
•    Hands on experience & ability to work with contractors to install & startup process equipment a plus
•    Work experience in plastic packaging or extrusion processes a plus
•    Experience with material (resin) storage and conveying systems, and material handling systems a plus
•    Procurement experience with SAP a plus
•    Minimum requirement - Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent

Requisition id: 34081 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, ERP, Supply, SAP, Engineering, Technology, Operations

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