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Quality Engineer


St. Joseph, MO, US, 64504

REQ ID:  31283

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 $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2016, the Company generated revenue of approximately $6.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 23,000 employees who serve customers in 171 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

  • The position focuses data-driven quality improvement opportunities.  The role is one of a quality expert with a broad understanding of quality systems and practical experience implementing them and driving quality improvement.  The Food Care Quality Engineer leads activities focused on continuous improvement in support of Sealed Air Corporation and our customers.
  • Responsibilities
  • Utilize six sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools to reduce defects, reduce scrap, analyze capacity, and improve throughput and overall network effectiveness/profitability.  Must have the ability to lead and manage improvement projects using Six Sigma DMAIC principles.  Active leadership of and involvement in various improvement projects is a requirement of this position.
  • Prepare and execute process capability studies across a wide range of applications and prepare and present the results of these activities.
  • Track Critical Performance Measures (CPMs) for Sealed Air and customers and provide recommendations for improving and reaching targets
  • Organize and lead as required, Quality Systems Audits and assessments at various Sealed Air Corporation and supplier locations.  Prepare and distribute summary reports as needed.
  • Perform line validations as major changes are made or new products are developed.  Utilize project management tools to ensure all tasks are completed appropriately.
  • Develop proficiency in and assess existing quality systems infrastructure and tools as needed to develop new or improved tools, systems or solutions to increase organizational and operational efficiency.
  • BS/BA in an engineering or technical field required. 
  • Extensive knowledge of and training in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing process improvement methodologies is required; Green and/or Black Belt training and experience is desired. A certified Black Belt designation is preferred. 
  • Must have demonstrated skills in both written and verbal communications across a broad spectrum of stakeholders.  The ability to effectively communicate with shop floor personnel, plant leadership, our customers and Sealed Air Corporation business leaders is a critical element for success in this role.

Requisition id: 31283 

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.
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