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Associate Manager, Project Engineer

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 11725 Apply

The Project Engineer develops and drives the standardization factory automation and controls, incorporating industry best practice into SCJ global manufacturing facilities 

Collaborates internally with global and regional project engineers providing electrical, control and automation know-how and solutions

Functions as subject matter expert for electrical, control and automation by providing front end engineering, executional support and application of new and best practice across the broad global portfolio that stimulates innovation and continues improvement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

50% work responsibilities on electrical, control and automation, and 50% work responsibilities on project management in filling equipment, related primary package, case packing and palletizing.

Responsible for machine safety and the adherence to policies and regulations to ensure that all designs comply to SCJ Global Safety Standard and engineering tasks are performed in a safe manner.

Interface with project group and other cross functional group on engineering needs in support of operation and project execution.

Provide technical support to enable decision making on selection, standardization design of electrical, control and automation of new packaging process and modify existing packaging equipment designs to improve production techniques.

Manage major capital projects for manufacturing facilities, which include equipment upgrades, major equipment and system purchases as well as installations

Provide feasible packaging solutions, as well as associated capital estimates and timelines for new marketing initiatives by working with other cross functional group, external machine suppliers and internal customers.

Investigates, and provides technical leadership in implementing cost saving projects, OEE Improvements and LEAN to existing processes and support systems globally.

Support the development and implementation of Engineering Best Practices throughout the organization.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

B.S. in engineering preferably Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

Minimum of 5 years of experience developing and maintaining a broad range of electrical/electronic and mechanical systems or 3 years of experience plus an advanced degree. 

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

Experience in the CPG, Food/Beverage, or Pharmaceutical Industries developing and maintaining broad range of electrical/electronic and mechanical systems

Strong in electrical control especially in AB and Siemens PLC programming.

Basic understand of industrial Networks and IT infrastructure.

Project Management – Success in developing, implementing global project

plans and initiatives. Display strong competencies in communicating risks and mitigation plans to executive stake holders.

Continuous Improvement – knowledge and experience in driving TPM Early Management methodology and Lean Manufacturing.

International project implementation experience is plus.

Experience with Liquid and aerosol filling, labeling, sleeving and any associated ancillary equipment is preferred.

Recommend including some software capabilities here related to controls

Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Communication - Strong oral and written communication skills with international teams.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; aligns work with strategic goals.

Dealing with Ambiguity - Able to identify, recommend and influencing objectives, and developing a course of action to deliver objective results.

Job Requirements:

 Full time, 1st shift

 International travel is required.

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned

at any time with or without notice as assigned by the Manager. The job description

does not constitute a contract of employment and the position remains at-will.

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunityand 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 at262-260-3343or email your request to  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law posterfor more information.


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