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Sr. Process Engineer


Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

REQ ID:  41437

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

The Process Engineer will work cross-functionally and with customers to analyze and develop solutions to processes for in the direct support extrusion, printing, and converting processes. This includes design and development of new processes, modifications of existing processes, cost improvement initiatives, and quality improvement projects. More specifically, responsibilities will include:

  • Develops improved methods for delivering finished product to our customers.
  • Identifies and serves as the primary driver for cost improvement projects to remove costs from current and new operations.
  • Serves as the primary technical lead for process and equipment improvement projects.
  • Interacts and oversees from a technical perspective equipment modifications, upgrades, and new installations.
  • Interacting with customers, T&I, Business Unit Leaders, and other Process Engineering functions, to assist with process issues, quality concerns and assists in identifying new or improved products or methods for delivering value-added products to customers.
  • Stay abreast of new equipment / process developments in the Plastics Extrusion field.
  • Communicate regularly to share combined knowledge with process engineers in other locations.
  • Serves as an expert in troubleshoot manufacturing problems and identify solutions with data-based decision making.
  • Identify and implement new/improved methods of manufacturing to improve profitability.


  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or another Engineering discipline required.
  • Demonstrated flexibility within a high-performance work environment and matrix managed organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with varied manufacturing processes such as extrusion, printing, laminating and converting.
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques and tools, their use and interpretation
  • Requires ability to manage a project and process involving multiple manufacturing areas, plants, and across various portions of the business.
  • Has demonstrated ability to work independently and focus on critical project parameters that determine success of failure. 
  • Knowledge of statistics and DMAIC methodology preferred
  • Designed experiments, Lean Six Sigma, SPC or equivalent experience preferred
  • Self-starter capable of working independently with minimal supervision.


Requisition id: 41437 

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

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Supply Chain, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering, Operations, Management

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