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Charlotte NC Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019
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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 .

Job Description

This position, located within our Innovation & Development (I&D) organization, will support our growth strategy by leading the development of custom automation equipment. We are seeking a team leader who can help ensure equipment systems deliver on the functional and technical specifications our customers need, and the business requirements our company needs. The qualified individual will provide technical leadership during project conceptualization, planning, design, manufacturing, in-house testing, and installation. In addition to driving the development of equipment solutions, this position will provide strategic direction for the department and for the company in the market areas served by his/her team. The qualified candidate will work within I&D and across departmental boundaries to communicate and create buy-in regarding their strategic vision. Finally, this individual will create a world-class engineering group by driving improvement in our processes and by prioritizing the development of their staff.

  • Develop employees' technical and professional skills in the areas of machine design and equipment development
  • Develop employees' customer intimacy skills focused on various soft skills, sales skills, and influencing techniques to drive collaboration that speeds up the implementation and growth of Sealed Air's solutions
  • Lead the creation of value-propositions and competitive intelligence for Sealed Air's solutions, driving credible project definition and scoping documentation
  • Lead multiple initiatives to provide technical solutions to customers, external vendors, field representatives, and the broader Innovation & Development organization
  • Provide technical oversight throughout development efforts, including the review of 3D CAD designs and 2D drawings
  • Work with the Applications team to develop, design, and run trials that validate the reliability of the equipment, materials, and their interactions to provide the most robust solution to our customers
  • Partner with the Applications teams, the Sustainability team, and Supply Chain to transfer technologies regionally and globally once developed
  • Serve as a strategic partner to the Sales, Marketing & Portfolio, Finance, Manufacturing, and Purchasing teams
  • Provide strategic ideas that drive the enhancement of current product lines or the development of new product lines to expedite increased profitability
  • Provide thought leadership as senior leader focused on innovative solutions that allow Sealed Air to come up with the next break-through innovations in packaging

  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or packaging discipline; Master's degree in a technical discipline is preferred
  • 3+ years of professional and technical leadership
  • Demonstrated history of people management/development skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication of technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated success in managing competing priorities
  • Demonstrated success in building high-performance teams and attracting/retaining best-in-class technical and leadership talent
  • Proven track record of opportunity identification and translating ideas into commercial success
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management.
  • Proven business acumen facilitating collaboration across functions, regions, and business segments
  • Ability to work globally with appropriate sensitivities to cultures and business practices
  • Broad technical knowledge and hands on experience in functional area(s)
  • Demonstrated history of meeting technical challenges with creative and innovative solutions
  • Ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers and provide a high level of customer service.
  • Experienced in on-site installation and troubleshooting of equipment and systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a work ethic that corresponds with Sealed Air's core values.
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD Design preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and Project Management software.

Requisition id: 28036

Relocation: No

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).


Charlotte NC, United States of America
Sealed Air Corporation
Sealed Air Corporation
11/9/2019 5:22:57 AM

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