Charlotte, North Carolina

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 $4.9billion in sales in 2020and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115countries. To learn more,


Sealed Air's Innovation and Development (I&D) department is looking for a Process and Product Development Engineer to work in our Charlotte, NC campus.
This role will execute the I&D mission which includes the development and delivery of innovative, sustainable, robust, and cost-effective product solutions. The employee will foster a safe environment and use creative, technical and leadership skills in order to deliver timely results.


• Responsible for contributing to the development of collaboration among project members
• Responsible for all aspects of formulation and process trials, communication with the appropriate operational personnel, and sharing results with management
• Responsible for developing safety protocols for equipment together with Pilot Lab personnel
• Monitors available technology related to specific projects
• Maintains awareness of market/customer needs and competitor activity/offers in relevant market sectors/spaces
• Responsible for being cognizant of and pursuing potential IP opportunities
• Responsible for being cognizant of and pursuing potential sustainability opportunities
• Accountable to project management through software tools, monthly reporting, SOPs, and updated reports
• Responsible for transition of technology to the Division and Supply Chain


Basic Qualifications:
• BS or MS in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science & Engineering, or Materials Engineering
• Industrial and/or research and development experience in polymer processing or chemistry preferred, 3 to 5+ years

Additional Qualifications:
• Strong knowledge of variety of polymers
• Strong understanding of polymer and material interactions
• Understanding of polymer processes including extrusion, web handling and converting
• Strong knowledge of chemistry is a plus
• Creative at innovative combinations of various processing equipment
• Creative at identifying adjacent technologies and applying to Sealed Air markets
• Collaborative, seeks ideas and opportunities from others
• Innovative in linking new concepts to new opportunities
• Good judgment and decision making, able to recommend as to continuing an area of assessment
• Resourceful, pulls together the necessary tools, equipment and people, to get the job done

Requisition id:35418


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: Charlotte
Job Segment: Product Development, Process Engineer, Engineer, Developer, Chemical Research, Research, Engineering, Technology

Charlotte, North Carolina

Sealed Air helps businesses succeed in a world of unprecedented resource challenges. We are a knowledge-based company, delivering outcomes that create outstanding value for our customers. Industries around the world are at a turning point. Global megatrends such as population growth, urbanization, food, water, and energy scarcity, labor and skills shortages, and climate change are forcing companies to approach their business strategies in new ways. Meeting these growing resource challenges demands more than just sustainable solutions. It demands practical answers forged from deep experience, nimble application, and creative ingenuity that constantly Re-imagine™ the possibilities.

At Sealed Air, we partner with our customers to solve their most pressing resource challenges by delivering new solutions derived from our unmatched industry knowledge and expertise. These solutions create a more efficient, secure and less wasteful global food supply chain and enhance commerce through fulfillment and packaging solutions to protect the worldwide movement of goods. -- 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



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