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Senior/ Principal Electronic Engineer


Streetsboro, OH, US

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit


Lead a team of electronic hardware engineers and coops to develop embedded control systems for machinery for the packaging industry.  Provide leadership, mentoring and guidance to the team members & drive collaboration across multiple teams.  Responsible for investigating the latest emerging technologies and practically applying them to the packaging machine controls systems.  Key advisor to engineering management for risk vs. benefit decisions.


•    Interpret and develop high-level system specifications that fully define the embedded control systems for packaging machinery.   This includes the use of state charts, system block diagrams and functional specifications to fully define the system.  Perform research and study of the latest technologies for proper application and implementation into packaging machines to keep our equipment on the leading edge.
•    Develop, design and integrate embedded control systems to meet system specifications for performance, cost and reliability. Perform engineering analysis, system architectures and hands-on evaluation to prove designs meet product objectives.  Lead the powering up and debugging of the embedded hardware for the control board designs.  Perform and manage the design reviews for the embedded hardware.  Manage relationships with external Engineering design services.  
•    Manage a team of electronic hardware engineers and co-ops, including these tasks: Evaluate subordinates’ performance, develop and distribute work assignments, provide input for budgets for salary and other compensation, provide technical leadership and create & monitor personal development plans to maximize each subordinates’ contribution and productivity. Provide control system design expertise to cross-functional project teams and provide technical support to other engineering groups, other departments, vendors, and customers and coordinate the work of supporting engineering team members in accordance with project objectives.
•    Develop and direct test programs to demonstrate product concept feasibility and capability and to verify operation under environmental conditions.
•    Prepare, check and review design documentation for accuracy to uncover any errors and verify that the design as documented meets performance objectives.


Required qualifications
•    BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
•    5-10+ Years embedded systems hardware design
•    Proven leadership skills: provide leadership, mentoring and guidance to less senior team members & ability to drive collaboration across multiple teams including Mechanical, Service, and Project Management.
•    Experienced with embedded development over the full life cycle process including:
•    Embedded systems for real time control
•    Digital and analog hardware design with schematic capture
•    Microchip PIC/dspic, Freescale or equivalent, and smart HMI’s  
•    Good awareness of PCB board layout techniques & layout software
•    Ability to interpret need and produce effective hardware specifications and hardware system diagrams
•    Proven troubleshooting skills with embedded hardware
•    Hardware debugging tools: Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer and DVM 
•    Ability to lead Projects and apply project management skills across multiple disciplines

Desired skills
•    Analog front end experience which includes low level measurement and signal conditioning
•    Experience CPLD’s/FPG’s
•    Proficient in applying motion control techniques for a variety of motors (BLDC & Stepper)
•    Proficiency designing circuits interfacing with sensors, solenoids, motors, motor drives etc.  
•    Working awareness of UL, CE and European power requirements 

Requisition id: 29594 

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. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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