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Senior Associate, Process Engineer - Base of Pyramid

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 12540 Apply

This position is part of the RD&E Base of Pyramid team.  We work with leading government and non-government institutions, academia and private industry parnters to develop and create access to new offerings that reduce the burden of mosquito-borne disease among the globally poor.

The Senior Associate, Development Engineering Process is expected to have a core understanding of manufacturing processes related to the production of household insecticide products in order to implement as well as expand capabilities beyond existing technologies. This role will be given specific guidance about the nature and extent of the work required, methods to be used, and results expected.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of innovative new products for the prevention of mosquito-borne disease.
  • Understand the functional properties, proper use, and the environmental impact of ingredients
  • Conduct experiments to scale up laboratory qualified formulations and processes and establish viable manufacturing processes in collaboration with Global Engineering.
  • Perform trials and testing to support small-scale product preparations for internal testing, small consumer testing, and process validation
  • Demonstrate skills in experimental design and statistics to identify alternative process methods and validate preferred approaches to meet business and project objectives
  • Author process instructions through collaboration with manufacturing engineers internally and externally
  • Perform plant trials to validate full-scale manufacturing processes for new products.
  • Follow good laboratory practices and all safety regulations
  • Design and assist with experiments to evaluate new formulations, delivery methods and packaging solutions for new products.
  • Participate in the preparation of products following GLP protocols to support the registration of new products.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and a minimum of 4 years of documented experience in Consumer Product Process Development or Master’s Degree with minimum of 2 years of documented experience in Consumer Product Process Development.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Strong technical knowledge and demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles to solve complex problems related to heat and mass transfer, fluid dynamics and unit operations.
  • Able to work on projects independently
  • Stay at the forefront of product innovations and trends so that new technologies can be leveraged in new products and new product packaging
  • Proficiency with Designs of Experiment
  • Process development experience
  • Technically advanced
  • Highly motivated
  • Self-starter who can apply their skills to a diverse, challenging, fast-paced team environment
  • Solid interpersonal, communication, and team skills to contribute to project and team needs
  • Experience working with regulated products is a plus.
  • Experience with product development for developing market end-users is a plus.

Job Requirements:

  • Full time
  • Core Business Hours
  • 0-20% travel
  • Office Environment
  • Ability to lift 10 – 40 pounds

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned

at any time with or without notice as assigned by the Manager. The job description

does not constitute a contract of employment and the position remains at-will.

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunityand 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 at262-260-3343or email your request to  SCJHR@scj.com.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law posterfor more information.

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