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Associate, Development Engineering Tooling

S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Racine, WI 53403
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  • The Associate, Development Engineering Tooling is a technical member of new product technical project team responsible for the technical development on tooling and part design throughout the E2E NPD process.
  • Apply technical skills and knowledge along with supporting technologies on the development of innovative new products that allows SC Johnson to "win at the store shelf"
  • Lead the technical development of tool design and molded parts for critical SCJ products along with defining key process setting and guidelines.
  • Responsible for the design, engineering, and robust specifications of SCJ design components and products

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership within a cross-functional team to drive the design and development of new products, optimize existing tooling and molded parts, and/or correct tooling-related issues
  • Support multiple global molds projects and programs simultaneously collaborating with Global/Regional Molds Engineering, Mold makers/Molding Partners, Mold Procurement, Mechanical Engineering and RD&E Packaging Engineering
  • Successfully manage project tasks according to SCJ processes and best practices (including the Molds Engineering SOP), identifying and collaborating with a cross functional team on process improvement opportunities.
  • Deliver a range of prototypes to project teams, spanning from conceptual (looks like and/or works like) to fully developed engineered parts that are made from prototype or development tooling
  • Consult on new mold designs to assure the molds will meet our SCJ Mold Design and Construction Standards.
  • Support the Project Manager with detailed input to the project timeline and risk identification / mitigation plans to achieve project objectives.
  • Lead Pilot mold design review for global projects and manage the knowledge transfer to Global/Regional engineering across the mold construction
  • Select materials that deliver on performance requirements of component parts and products
  • Establish process parameters for tooling and molding of custom product components to assist in scale-up for manufacturing
  • Ability to lead technical work ranging from individual research initiatives to more complex projects, while managing multiple priorities
  • Interact closely with RD&E, Design, and Engineering to identify critical product and package attributes and manufacturing requirements

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Associates Degree in related field
  • 2+ years of experience in prototyping/tool making with ability to earn Journeyman Certificate within 3 years in Tool & Die, Mold Making, or other Design Development technology

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Journeymans Certificate or progress towards journeymens certificate
  • Proficiency / working knowledge with CAD/CAM/SolidWorks software
  • Strong technical expertise and working knowledge of multiple processes such as injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, sealing technologies, assembly techniques, stamping, casting, and finishing, as well as scale-up and manufacturing line requirements
  • Ability to acquire, expand, and apply advances in technology, utilizing expertise to enable the successful commercialization of new ideas that drive consumer and corporate value
  • Technical curiosity to investigate the source of issues or opportunities and provide innovative ideas, expertise and knowledge with a high degree of integrity, speed, and a results-oriented approach
  • Strong oral/written communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively and concisely to all levels within the organization
  • Strong leadership, influence, and cross-functional team skills to effectively work across internal organizational boundaries
  • Ability to manage and expedite complete prototype builds and tooling programs by fabricating and running tooling internally and/or managing external vendors and resources
  • Ability to produce a range of models from low-fidelity behavioral prototypes to production-intent functional samples from a variety of materials

Job Requirements:

  • Full time standard office core hours
  • 0-20% travel, domestic & international
  • Ability to sit, stand, and lift up to 25lbs

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative actionemployer 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 posterfor more information.

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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