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,


We are seeking a strong Innovation Engineer to join our team. Leverage your Electromechanical knowledge, Engineering Design skills, and Project Management experience to drive our Manufacturing Capabilities to the next level. You will own both large and small projects from conception through implementation. This is a great opportunity to continue expanding your technical skills and experience, while making a significant and lasting impact on our global operations.


As an Innovation engineer, you will be responsible for the conception, design, fabrication, and commissioning of production and process equipment. Your skills and talents will be stretched as you help drive step change improvements of our production equipment. As a global company with multiple international location, you will have the opportunity to engage with new cultures and a diverse array of colleagues. Primary responsibilities include the following:

• Creative problem solving using cutting edge technologies to reinvent our existing production processes that will maintain our position as the Market Leader in the Packaging Industry.
• Leverage your knowledge of mechanical systems and industrial controls to develop high throughput, high quality, and efficient production equipment.
• Work independently or with a cross functional team to develop your project scope, budget, and timelines to execute projects which delight internal customers and exceed expectations.
• Must be able to collaborate with multi-discipline teams consisting of Engineering, R&D, EH&S, Operations, and Marketing, as well as external suppliers to ensure solutions are cost effective and deliver step change in our processes.
• Effectively communicate and coordinate at all levels of the organization including shop floor to the executive suite.
• Apply strong technical skills to all facets of the project including solution development, equipment specification, design, installation and equipment commissioning.
• Identify / evaluate latest technologies that can be incorporated into our processes to improve yield, increase throughput, and/or reduce cost.
• Ability to rapidly pivot to address shifts in markets, technology, or other external factors which develop during course of your project.
• Proactively develop contingency plans to mitigate any surprises or challenges as they arise.


• Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline from an ABET accredited university. Strong preference for candidates that have a blend of mechanical and electrical engineering skills.
• Minimum 10 years of experience with manufacturing equipment design.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively apply technical and project management skills to successfully execute multi-million dollar projects.
• Experience with the application of servo motion control and robotics is strongly desired.
• Candidate engineers should have a strong working knowledge of the integration and programming of HMIs, PLCs, Servo Drives, VFDs, Industrial Networks, and Temperature Control Systems. Rockwell or Siemens hardware and software experience is a plus.
• Candidate engineers should also have strong 3D design skills and experience with computer aided engineering tools such as SolidWorks, Matlab, FEA / CFD Simulation, etc.
• Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is required. Experience with extrusion technologies, high speed automation, or web handling is a plus.
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, take initiative and drive for results to exceed customer expectations.
• Must have strong written and oral communication skills, a collaborative work style and ability to effectively work with an interdisciplinary team
• Must be willing to occasionally travel internationally.

Requisition id:36349


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
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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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