Industry - Accounting Auditing, Bookkeeping, Industry - Sales
The Applications Expert works as part of the Research and Development team and is focused on the Food Care Division’s Cryovac® Non-Shrink product lines. This position will be Charlotte, NC headquarters and is customer facing. This role is responsible for a range of development, support, and exploratory activities designed to expand the sales of Sealed Air products.
This position performs development, analytical testing, evaluation, documentation, and training to expand the sales of Sealed Air products through the:
Development of new packaging materials and concepts.
Ensuring safe and suitable technical parameters are identified and tested for the use of Sealed Air/Cryovac packaging materials and systems for food and non-food products.
Extension of present materials to new products and applications.
Improvements to existing packaging materials, techniques, equipment, and Sealed Air products.
Dissemination of technical support to Sealed Air internal and external customers and potential global customers.
BS Food Science, Meat Science or related field with relevant food industry / packaging experience required
MS Food Science, Meat Science or related field with relevant food industry / packaging experience preferred
Candidate should have a working knowledge and expertise in the areas of food protection, safety, microbiology, shelf life determination, meat science, and sensory attributes to assist in the development of new or improved packaging materials, products, or applications.
Must demonstrate knowledge of the food sciences and food production as it relates to packaging materials, equipment and applications.
Specific experience with Food Packaging processes, equipment, and applications is desired.
Must demonstrate basic knowledge of packaging systems, development processes, and material / equipment interactions
Must demonstrate ability to design, lead, and complete project work.
Must be proficient in technical writing and oral communication.
Must be able to interact effectively with and assist Product and Process Engineers, Customer Equipment Engineers, Sales, Marketing, and Customers.
Must demonstrate ability to utilize statistics.
Must be proficient in Microsoft and Google Applications
Up to 50% travel required
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status
About Sealed Air
We leverage our global infrastructure, expertise and customer relationships, inventive culture and sustainable practices:
Approximately 26,300 employees
Net sales of $8.1 billion (2011)
Operations in 62 countries with distribution reaching 175 countries
145 manufacturing facilities
56 Labs/Research Facilities
More than 500 scientists and engineers
More than 1000 equipment and application experts
More than 9000 trademarks