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Associate, RD&E Opportunity for 2023 BS Grads

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 21210 Apply

•Design and perform experiments to scale up laboratory qualified formulations and processes and establish viable manufacturing processes as demonstrated by proven statistical process capability.

•Create a scientific understanding of key drivers of process performance in current projects, and also in key products within the Battleground area.   Highlight technical gaps or opportunities to improve process, cost, sustainability or other attributes, develop proposals to address these and execute as the opportunity is prioritized.

•Plan and execute trials and testing to support small-scale product preparations for internal testing, small consumer testing, and process validation.

•Provide technical support at contract/custom manufacturer(s) during product development and at start-up to ensure appropriate process scale-up and robustness.

•Author process instructions through collaboration with manufacturing engineers internally and externally.

Functional Skills and Expertise:

•Sound knowledge of chemical engineering and application of chemical processing principles. Ability to acquire, expand and implement advances in the state of the art processing sciences and utilize expertise to contribute to the successful commercialization of new ideas.

•Strong problem solving skills.  Demonstrated skill in experimental design and statistics to evaluate alternative processes and validate preferred approaches to meet business and project objectives

•Explore new processing technologies and methods, which may have application for product lines.

•Utilize knowledge of experimental design (DOE) and statistics to efficiently select appropriate course(s) of action to meet business needs.

Preferred Experience

•In-depth knowledge of the product development process and experience related to various chemical processing and filling technologies is considered a plus (e.g., aerosol processing, emulsion technology, gel formulation, polymer chemistry, reaction products, surfactants, solvents, builders).

•Experience with directing the efforts of external vendors and consultants is preferred.

•Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate accurately and concisely to multiple levels within the company.

•Highly proactive and results-oriented approach.

Minimum Requirements:

•Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with a graduation date in Spring/Summer 2023.

•Eligibility to work in the US required

*Preference will be given to SCJ 2022 Summer Interns*

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.

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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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