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Analyst, Continuous Improvement

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 22706 Apply

SC JOHNSON IS A FIFTH-GENERATION FAMILY COMPANY BUILT ON THE SPIRIT OF OUR PEOPLE. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building iconic brands that win the hearts and minds of consumers – such as Raid®, Glade®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country around the world. Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Join our winning team of Wave Makers and Go Getters and help us write the next chapter in the SCJ story.

The Continuous Improvement Analyst will be responsible for leading manufacturing operational improvement efforts to assure a safe, high quality and a performance improvement environment. In this role, you will continually look to eradicate losses, build new capabilities and/or implement new technologies, primarily focused on Safety, Quality, Cost and Productivity. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads and participates on loss teams focused on improving line/plant efficiency and throughput

  • Partner with front line operations teams, Production Managers, Lean, and Engineering resources to scope and implement solutions that deliver on the site’s strategic initiatives and continually raise the bar in regards to safety, quality, productivity, customer delivery, cost, and moral

  • Lead Kaizen events with a focus on set up reduction and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principles

  • Utilize problem solving methods to drive sustained improvement and build capability in the front line

  • Coach front line operations on Lean tools and systems to help them achieve and maintain results against desired future state

  • Ensure sustainability and support of continuous improvements thru front line engagement, Gemba walks and partnering with Learning & Development to ensure robust training and capability building

  • Monitor progress made by Local teams on the improvement ideas from idea generation thru execution

  • Assure compliance of SCJ Global Standards and Regulations that may apply

  • Develop, organize, plan, write and edit procedures and technical documents related to operations and equipment manuals to ensure complex information, instructions and concepts are easy to understand and appropriate for the audience

  • Investigates, drives, and assists in implementation of cost saving projects, process optimization, productivity improvements related to existing processes

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Supply Chain with relevant hands on work experience or military experience may be consider in lieu of a degree requirement

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies such as problem solving, TPM, set up reduction, error proofing, standard work

  • Experience with TPM Early Management principles

  • Work experience in continuous flow manufacturing process, preferably fast-moving consumer goods

  • Proven ability to identify projects and improvement opportunities through both quantitative and qualitative assessment

  • Demonstrates ability to effectively manage a team to deliver results through others, keeping the team engaged, energized and committed

  • Displays original thinking, creativity and resourcefulness which generate innovative approaches and ideas

  • GMP, SAP, Microsoft Project, AutoCAD experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Technical writing capability

Job Requirements:

  • Travel expected: up to 10%

  • This position is not eligible for remote work

SC Johnson’s total compensation packages are at or above industry levels. In addition to salary, total packages may include bonuses, long-term incentives, matching 401(k) contributions and profit sharing based on company profitability, job level and years of service. As a family company, we’re committed to providing benefits such as subsidized health care plans, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, flexible work arrangements, vacation purchase options, recreation and fitness centers, childcare, counseling services and more.

Better Together

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

Accommodation Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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