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Associate Manager, Packaging Manufacturing Engineer (Site Engineer)

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 23782 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 Associate Manager, Packaging Manufacturing Engineer (Site Engineer) will support manufacturing operations by managing capital equipment projects and operational improvement efforts to ensure a safe, high quality, and high-performance working environment. You will lead and collaborate with cross functional partners in maintenance, manufacturing operations, safety, learning & development, and lean organizations to ensure new or changed process are implemented with precision. The incumbent 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:

  • Manage new equipment capital projects from concept phase through startup

  • Develop project budgets and obtain funding approval and manage project costs through life of project

  • Develop equipment and process specifications for new equipment using SCJ early management engineering work process

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

  • Collaborate with R&D, procurement, and process development teams during the new product development process to ensure all new product specifications are aligned with manufacturing capabilities within the site

  • Develop site standards and best practices for equipment and processes for reapplication to other areas

  • Participate in capital planning process and development of strategic equipment plans for the site 

  • Act as a technical resource and mentor to peers

  • Assure compliance to SCJ Global Standards and other regulations that may apply

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar manufacturing or industrial related discipline

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience related to capital projects in manufacturing setting

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

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Experience the CPG, Food/Beverage, Chemical, Pharmaceutical Industries or other similar high volume manufacturing environment

  • Experience in specifying custom equipment to meet project objectives  

  • Technical Experience with filling, labeling, and packaging equipment and processes related to aerosol or liquid container products

  • Cost estimating experience to establish project budget and ability execute projects within budget targets 

  • Principles of overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Ensure new equipment meets all aspects of OEE to achieve targets

  • Use of 2D / 3D CAD systems for overall plant layout aspects and machine design aspects.

  • Process FMEA and Process Control Planning methodology

  • Overall machine safety principles, risk assessment, and performance levels per ISO / OSHA standards

  • Project Management – Developing project plans, budgets, timing and communicating status changes and risks throughout the project

  • Vendor and contractor management – onboarding and managing relationships with vendors and contractors.   Ensuring contractors achieve minimum safety requirements

  • Communication - Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Teamwork – ability to serve as team member or team leader and influence others to achieve objectives

  • Business Acumen & Adaptability - Understands business implications of decisions; aligns work with strategic goals; adapts to frequent changes in priority due to dynamic business inputs

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

  • Dealing with Ambiguity - Ability to identify the problem to solve, recommend objectives, and develop a course of action to deliver results

Job Requirements:

  • Full Time, 1st Shift.  Occasional off shift flexibility for night or weekend work as projects require

  • Travel expected in the range of 5-10%.  Some international travel may be required

  • Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees

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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