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Senior Associate, Processing - Air Care

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 16902 Apply

The Development Engineering Process Senior Associate is expected to have a sound understanding of established process technology to help implement and/or expand capabilities beyond existing technologies

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of innovative new products to deliver improved consumer benefits, reduce cost or improve operational efficiency of products
  • Conduct 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 objectives 
  • Author process instructions through collaboration with manufacturing engineers internally and externally 
  • Execute experiments to evaluate the performance attributes of products 
  • Understand the functional properties, proper use, and the environmental impact of ingredients 
  • Follow good laboratory practices and all safety regulations 

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in or a master’s degree

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Sound knowledge and demonstrated application of fundamental Chemical Engineering principles, including strong problem-solving ability 
  • Knowledge of the product development process and experience related to various process operations (e.g., blending, batching, filling)
  • Scientific curiosity and the ability to solve technical problems related to process development and manufacturing
  • 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 Design of Experiments and statistical analysis
  • Cross-functional teaming skills to effectively work across internal organizational boundaries
  • 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
  • Able to work on projects independently  
  • 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 

Job Requirements:

  • Full time 
  • Minimum 10% travel 
  • Ability to lift 10 – 40 pounds 

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 All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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