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Sr. Technical Specialist, Operation Lead, Waxdale Central Services (Nights, 12-hour)

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 11900
Provide aerosol maintenance leadership. Reviews and validates technician competency, ensures that resources are available to provide required preventative, predictive, and corrective maintenance support for assigned production lines. Ensures execution of weekly maintenance plans, realigning technical workforce to account for the available production schedule and the available shift staffing.

  • Ensure safety processes are followed during daily work, to include tool box talks, step cards, and employee BBS monthly targets. Work permitting is a responsibility of all members within WCS, knowledge and application of these specific tools is pertinent to job success.
  • Execution of all scheduled maintenance activities in the assigned unit, including: identified safety requirements, validation of estimated time/manpower requirements, auditing tasks, validating materials and tools, supporting technical information requirements such as Management of Change (MOC), and Preventative Maintenance plan reviews.
  • Working with plant engineers to evaluate regulatory and environmental needs supporting base business and capital improvement and expansion projects.
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP and Microsoft applications such as Excel and Project Manager, these items are routinely utilized to support the evaluation and execution of the overall maintenance process.
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with our internal customers, ensuring that required corrective and preventive maintenance activities are properly documented and prioritized within SAP. This process includes identification of potential line support competency gaps, developing collaborative plans to close any gaps, and validation of standard daily work execution expectations.  
  • Participate in weekly WCS planning and scheduling meetings, identifying potential gaps in resources for upcoming weeks, along with providing feedback from the previous week’s plan, helping to drive a continual improvement mindset in the planning and scheduling routine.  
  • Participate in PDCA/SDCA cycles for the WCS and production team. Project complexity will vary from basic problem solving, Breakdown Analysis, through more complex DMAIC activities.
  • Coach, train, and access assigned technical workforce, ensuring the application of WCS’ assigned standards is adhered to with the expected rigor.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Proven track record of safe work with demonstrated safety leadership examples.
  • Technical College certification in a related field, or Journeyman (HVAC, Electrician, etc.), with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a Technical Field of Study.
  • Demonstrated high degree of organization, prioritizing, and motivational skills.
  • Ability to motivate and work well with maintenance and operations crews to solicit input and develop ownership of key processes.
  • High level of computer skills (MS Office), previous CMMS experience and capable of learning new applications.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience in maintenance planning and scheduling including shut downs and the creation of standard procedures for preventative maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of SAP systems as it pertains to maintenance and operations a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software including MS Project, preferred.
  • Use of KPIs for decision making and corrective action.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct effective meetings.
  • TPM/Lean knowledge and application, including continual improvement process application.

Job Requirements

  • Full-time
  • C Crew
  • Ability to complete the essential functions of the job and tolerate the ergonomic stressors of the job.  This includes lifting up to forty (40) pounds, standing, sitting, walking, bending, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling, reaching overhead, pushing, and pulling for up to eight (8) to twelve (12) hours daily
  • All of ones’ time is spent in manufacturing working environment
  • Please note: The TLS may be asked to move between areas/businesses as business needs or personal development opportunities dictate. In addition, there may be business specific operational expectations required of the TLS; these specifics will be covered during the interview process.

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

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