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Associate Manager, Project Management - Home Storage

Racine, Wisconsin

Category: Research and Development, Human Resources, IT, Supply Chain Job ID: 26313

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.

As Associate Manager, Project Management – Home Storage, you are responsible for delivering new product development and technology projects following an End-to-End project management process framework.  You will develop these products and technologies while providing strong technical knowledge throughout the life of the project.  As a member of the R&D team you will work within and lead cross functional teams.

This role has accountability for detailed and timely communication, identification of process or principal deviations, initiating trade-off and issue escalation discussions, and leveraging the visual performance management process to maintain project progress to goals.   Clear success criteria, scope, timelines and risk mitigation plans are key to success in role.


  • Manage products through the new product development process. Develop timelines, key milestones, and risk and mitigation plans.

  • Research/evaluate technologies, materials and components for the development of cost-effective processes and products.

  • Communicate to project champions and sponsors and translate technical topics to enable good decision making.

  • Create products that consumers find appealing and easy to use; products and packaging that is compelling and allows SC Johnson to "win at the store shelf".

  • Provide technical and project leadership within a multi-functional team to drive the development of innovative new products.

  • Provide technical assistance to resolve technical problems, maintain production schedules and product quality.

  • Stay in the forefront of innovations and trends so that new technologies can be leveraged in new products and new product packaging.

  • A focus on continuous improvement of product and process.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical field (engineering or science), or related field and at least 6 years of relevant work experience OR Master’s Degree in technical field (engineering or science), or related field and at least 4 years of relevant work experience OR PHD Degree in technical field (engineering or science), or related field and at least 3 years of relevant work experience

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


  • Experience working in Consumer Products (CPG) or related industries.

  • Solid project management skills with a track record of launching products and progressing multiple projects concurrently.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills with the ability to work with/influence internal and external partners to meet program needs.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities.

  • Knowledge of consumer testing techniques and execution of appropriate studies to evaluate product performance.

  • Experience working with external companies as a source of product and/or manufacturing capabilities.

  • Technical breadth and depth in product development and commercialization, global products experience, technology trends, competitive and IP landscape, systems, analytical test methods, sustainability, and leveraging external technologies.

  • Ability to translate and communicate technical topics to both technical and non-technical people.

  • Ability to translate user insights into technical attributes.


  • Position is Full-Time, regular business hours, Monday-Friday

  • Office work environment: Remote work available once a week for eligible employees

  • Ability to lift 10 – 40 pounds

  • Travel up to 10%


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.


Inclusion & Diversity

We’re a global business, with people from every culture, ethnicity, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age and ability. We recognize the breadth of human experience, and we work to celebrate it. It is our goal to build a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment where all people can thrive.

We’re committed to ongoing efforts that help us attract, hire, and retain diverse talent who want to build a positive, inclusive environment. Read more about our ongoing initiatives at

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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