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Associate, Packaging Engineer – New Grads Encouraged to Apply!

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 20478 Apply
• The Associate Packaging Engineer will participate on cross-functional teams and execute routine, technical laboratory or shop activities supporting a single project or limited support projects.

As the Associate, Packaging Engineer you will be responsible for contributing to the technical development of new or revised packaging materials and products on global brands. You will have the opportunity to support the development of new products/packages, line extensions, and technology advancements that expand the organizational and market needs for the assigned portion of our business.

You will also participate on cross-functional teams and execute routine, technical laboratory or shop activities supporting a single project or limited support projects.

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.

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply new and existing packaging technologies towards the development of innovative new products and the enhancement of existing products

  • Create packaging that consumers find appealing and easy to use, and allows SC Johnson to “win at the store shelf”

  • Research materials and components for the development of cost-effective packaging to meet the needs of the consumer. Willing to gain knowledge in consumer insights and technical areas as necessary

  • Contribute to the implementation of the company’s PCR (post-consumer recycled content) goals

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

  • Develop/update packaging specifications and bills of materials

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in packaging or other relevant engineering disciplines

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

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Knowledge in multiple packaging disciplines: dispensing systems, materials, closures, manufacturing line requirements, plastic molding technologies, and product/environment compatibility

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

  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities

  • Strong communication, teamwork skills, and problem-solving abilities

  • Design of Experiments and understanding of statistical processes

  • Aerosol technology; filling, labeling, testing, and components

  • Plastics technologies; thermoforming, blow molding, injection molding, dispensing systems

  • CAD Experience; emphasis on 2D/Artios knowledge

Job Requirements:

  •  Full time

  • 0-5% travel

  • Office Environment

  • Ability to lift 10 – 40 pounds

  • Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees


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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