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Associate Manager, Engineering- External Manufacturing

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 14475 Apply

The Associate Manager Engineering Generalist provides engineering and/or Product Supply Lead representation within project teams that develop, commercialize, and launch new and restaged items made at 3rd party manufacturers and/or molded parts suppliers.

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

Coordinate activities and plans to finalize production line qualification

Lead activities for engineering projects and ensure technical support at sup

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead new/restage product teams for assigned projects including molded parts

Provide Product Supply interface for other key areas including RD&E, Finance, Marketing, & other SCJ Manufacturing sites

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

Interact with Marketing Commercialization representatives and relevant Supply chain functions

Support the drawing up of technical documents necessary to preliminary check manufacturing feasibility and receive quotation

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

Lead in determining manufacturing feasibility

Responsible for estimating MEA amounts and capital project execution as well as supporting start-up efforts


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

Promote and support lean activities and waste reductions

Lead process improvement activity teams as well as supporting the skill development of the 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

Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading English

Availability to travel

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 the Quality Standards

Ability to deal with complexity and manage ambiguity

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Mobility is strongly preferred

Job Requirements:

Include travel requirements 25% (critical travel at this time)

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.

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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