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Associate Manager, Engineer Generalist

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 23327 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.

This Associate Manager, Engineer Generalist will provide Engineering and Supply Chain representation within project teams that develop, commercialize, and launch new and restaged items made at 3rd party manufacturers and/or molded parts suppliers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Engineering/Supply Chain lead to new/restage product teams for assigned projects, including molded parts within the NA Region

  • Partner with Procurement and Global/ Regional Technical functions to evaluate potential suppliers’ capabilities, equipment, manufacturing processes

  • Interact with Marketing Commercialization representatives and relevant Supply chain functions

  • Support creation of technical documents necessary to preliminary check manufacturing feasibility and receive quotation

  • Manage, troubleshoot, and implement new molds/production lines at SCJ suppliers

  • Lead efforts to determine manufacturing feasibility

  • Responsible for estimating MEA amounts and capital project execution.  Support start-up efforts

  • Coordinate activities and plans to finalize Production line qualification and start up, ensuring strong socialization and follow up with Management

  • Lead activities for engineering projects and ensuring strong technical support at suppliers

  • Serve as Engineering/Supply Chain interface for other key areas including RD&E, Finance, Marketing, & other SCJ Manufacturing sites

  • Liaise with the technical team to validate process and conduct process capability studies

  • Promote and support lean activities and waste reductions

  • Lead process improvement activities as well as support skill development within  Engineering External Manufacturing  team

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering is preferred        

  • Minimum of 5 years of Manufacturing/Technical experience with robust understanding of manufacturing operations technologies, capabilities and process limitations

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

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Master’s Degree in mechanical or chemical engineering

  • Experience in Contract Manufacturing environment and/or molding operation in FMCG industry

  • Project management and process improvement

  • Excellent communication, leadership skills and strong team player

  • Knowledge of Quality Standards

  • Knowledge of Electrical devices technology and assembly process

  • Ability to deal with complexity and manage ambiguity

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Mobility is strongly preferred

Job Requirements:

  • Approximately 25% travel required

  • This position is eligible for remote work 1 day a week

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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