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Mechanical Process Engineer


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

REQ ID:  40917

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Sealed Air is seeking a driven, manufacturing professional to fulfill our current opening, MECHANICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER, located in Simpsonville, SC.  The qualified candidate will be responsible for mechanical design project work from small parts to capital projects and operational startups.  This position will be in a fast-paced environment offering daily support to our manufacturing teams.  The ability to handle multiple projects, work independently and interact positively with all levels in the organization will be critical. 


  • Machine and parts design using Solidworks
  • Lead process improvements in the areas of safety, quality, productivity and cost through optimization and design of mechanical systems and components
  • Manage small to medium size capital projects
  • Lead the design, manufacture, installation and testing of machines and machine components
  • Follow safety and engineering quality standards, methods, policies, and procedures 
  • Build and maintain a professional network within a matrix management organization


  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years mechanical design experience preferred 
  • Solidworks proficiency is a must
  • Strong working knowledge of mechanical systems and design including tools, machining, assembly, and welding.  Hands on experience is a plus.
  • Creativity to apply complex mechanical designs to practical applications
  • Experience leading capital projects, planning and installation, including operational startup
  • Solid troubleshooting skills
  • Six Sigma certification and demonstrated knowledge of lean tools preferred including kaizen, FMEA, etc.
  • Industry equipment design experience preferred including extrusion, packaging, pouch forming, conveying machinery and web handling. 
  • Experience in continuous process manufacturing a plus
  • Some experience in machine shop and/or assembly environment 
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team 
  • Ability to manage a project workload while adhering to aggressive completion schedules 
  • SAP experience desired
  • Strong analytical and technical background, along with good oral and written communication skills


Requisition id: 40917 

Relocation: Yes  

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.



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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