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Senior Associate, Process Engineer

Racine, Wisconsin

Category: Research and Development, Engineering, Supply Chain Job ID: 26304

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 the Senior Associate, Process Engineer, you will be supporting the Concentrates and Manual Toilet Bowl Cleaner Battlegrounds in Home Cleaning and will be expected to have an understanding and working knowledge of process technology in powder, liquid, gel, and concentrates formats (thermoform sealers, vertical form fill sealers), scale-up, and production support. You will be using this knowledge to develop process scale up plans & qualify manufacturing lines for various new product development projects. You will concurrently manage multiple projects and a variety of RD&E activities with shifting priorities.


  • Contribute to the development of innovative new products in Concentrates

  • Understand the functional properties, proper use, and the environmental impact of ingredients

  • Assist with experiments to scale up laboratory qualified formulations and processes and establish viable manufacturing processes

  • 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 and validate preferred approaches to meet business and project’s objectives

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

  • Follow good laboratory practices and all safety regulations

  • Execute experiments to evaluate the performance attributes of products

  • Represent the processing voice at Tech Reviews for responsible projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and at least 4 years of relevant work experience OR Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and 2 years of relevant work experience

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


  • ​Sound knowledge and demonstrated application of fundamental Chemical Engineering principles, including strong problem-solving ability

  • Demonstrated experience qualifying manufacturing lines globally

  • Demonstrated experience in aerosol, gels, and liquid processing

  • Able to work on projects independently and collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment

  • 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 and aptitude to learn new skills

  • 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


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

  • Office and Pilot 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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