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Process Engineer


St. Joseph, MO, US, 64504

REQ ID:  36586

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


This position includes but is not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve the safety of the manufacturing process
  • Improve manufacturing efficiencies (rate, yield, uptime, quality) inside plant
  • Develop methods to increase rates of products produced without impacting quality
  • Develop methods to increase yields
  • Start-up new equipment as it comes online
  • Write procedures for operation of equipment
  • Stay abreast of new equipment / process developments in the field
  • Lead plant efforts in transitioning new products from R&D
  • Communicate regularly with process engineers in other plants sharing combined knowledge
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing problems and identify solutions with data based decision making
  • Identify and implement new or improved methods of manufacturing to improve profitability
  • Work with quality department in addressing process issues that impact performance of products in our customer’s plants
  • Define operating conditions and procedures which maximize quality, rate, yield and uptime of processes in plant
  • Conduct capability studies as necessary to define process stability and capability
  • Establish work plans necessary to accomplish goals, track and report progress in comparison to plans


Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical degree.
  • Prior experience in film extrusion preferred
  • Knowledge of statistics preferred
  • Prior use of designed experiments, SPC or equivalent preferred
  • Self-starter capable of working independently with minimal supervision
  • Be able to follow and give high regard to safety rules and housekeeping procedures.
  • Knowledge of computer software, such as; SAP, Microsoft Word and Excel, and other software as necessary
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, vendors, customers, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Work equally well individually or in a team situation.
  • Be able to follow and give high regard to both vendor and customer service
  • Availability to travel as needed

Requisition id: 36586 

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: Kansas City

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