Senior Associate, Packaging EngineerRacine, Wisconsin Job ID 15855 Apply
As a Senior Associate, Packaging Engineer you will perform the packaging engineering associated with the technical development and qualification of new or revised packaging materials & products on global brands. You will assist in developing packaging for new products, line extensions, and support technology advancements which expand the organizational and market needs for the assigned portion of our business. You will be given specific guidance about the nature and extent of the work required, methods to be used, and results expected.
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 that consumers find appealing, easy to use, and allows SC Johnson to "win at the store shelf"
Complete performance and compatibility testing in support of packaging component changes
Collaborate with multifunctional core teams (R&D, Design, Marketing, Marketing Research, and Product Supply) to successfully contribute to the development and launch of new products in an accelerated manner
Generate robust packaging component specifications, finished good product specifications, and bills of materials as part of technical validation process
Utilize technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to evaluate and correct package-related issues to ensure product quality and maintain production schedules as needed
Provide knowledge to contribute to the successful commercialization of new ideas driving consumer and corporate value
Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:
Bachelor’s degree in packaging or other relevant engineering disciplines (e.g. Mechanical, Materials, etc.) AND a minimum of 1 year of product/packaging development experience post- graduation
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:
Knowledge of the product development process and experience related to various delivery system technologies (e.g., aerosols and propellants, bottles, dispensing closures, pouches , pumps, trigger sprayers, tubes,)
Experience and technical competency in primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging design and qualification (e.g. product/environment compatibility, distribution and environmental testing, manufacturing qualification)
Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written presentation; including effective story-telling to the non-technical individual
Demonstrated problem-solving abilities, including anticipation and communication of risk profile and mitigation plans; strategic thinking and action to effectively navigate complex and/or ambiguous situations
Knowledge of multiple packaging disciplines; dispensing systems, materials, closures, manufacturing line requirements, plastic molding techniques, and product/environment compatibility
Knowledge of sustainable package design techniques to reduce environmental footprint
Knowledge of Design of Experiments
Knowledge of consumer testing techniques and execution of appropriate studies to evaluate product performance during use
An understanding of the consumer use experience and interaction with package design
Experience with common packaging software such as CAPE, ArtiosCAD, and like products
SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and 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 at 262-260-3343 or email your request to SCJHR@scj.com. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.