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Sr. Engineer (manufacturing/processing/packaging)

Company: The Clorox Company
Location: Rogers
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive difference in people's lives around the world. And we know that success requires head, heart, AND guts - all three, every day - coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more inclusively. Interested? Join us to \#IgniteYourCareer (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=igniteyourcareer&highlightedUpdateUrns=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6815726741450039296) !

**Your role at Clorox:**

Are you an engineer/scientist ready to join a high performing team leading process and packaging initiatives? Do you enjoy working with cross-functional teams and manufacturing plants to ensure our customers and consumers continue to get the products they know and love? As part of the Clorox Production Services team, you will be instrumental in executing various projects that help ensure product supply. We believe in hiring top performers with a diverse range of backgrounds; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Production Services function of the Global Technical Services (GTS) Organization seeks a Sr. Engineer/Scientist to provide technical leadership and support in the Glad Manufacturing business and others as needed. The primary areas of technical support are Process and Packaging for our facilities in Amherst, VA; Rogers, AR; and Orangeville, ON (Canada). Secondary focus area is the Litter Business Unit. The location for this position is the Rogers, AR plant; the Amherst, VA plant; the Global Technical Services Hub in Kennesaw, GA; or the Willowbrook, IL Glad R&D facility.

Production Services: At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive difference in people's lives around the world. And we know that success requires head, heart, AND guts - all three, every day - coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more inclusively.

**In this role, you will:**

The individual in this position will draw upon technical knowledge and manufacturing experience to lead complex changes and improvements to the North American supply chain. Scope of the role encompasses technical leadership for projects and in some cases overall project management. Types of projects include supply assurance, cost savings, quality issue resolution, and strategic sourcing activities. Projects may involve raw materials, packaging materials, and processes in supplier facilities, co-pack facilities, and Clorox manufacturing sites.

We seek someone who is creative and independently driven to exceed expectations, applying strong analytical and problem-solving skills to a wide variety of projects and business or organizational initiatives, and who can inspire the same from peers.

The individual must deliver new ideas for cost savings and other types of projects, engage influentially with business and technical leaders, understand and communicate project risks, and identify potential business opportunities outside of assigned areas. We seek someone able to work with a group of professionals to achieve and take personal ownership for their work results. The candidate needs a strong working knowledge of manufacturing/processing/packaging and is comfortable taking a hands-on approach to working with the plants to drive change.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Represent Production Services to business and technical leaders, influence decision-making, enable work processes, and ensure adequate service levels by GTS resources to the division.

+ Regularly provide technical leadership, consulting or support for trials and tests with R&D and Operations.

+ Drive implementation, prioritization and execution of cost optimization, supply assurance and other supply chain goals.

+ Lead cross-functional project execution teams delivering on project objectives while balancing overall impact to operations.

+ Independently lead or support assigned and self-identified projects, employing the principles and tools of Operations Readiness and Early Management to identify potential losses early in the life of a project and to deliver a vertical, sustainable startup.

+ Utilize creative technical problem-solving skills and design-of-experiment approach to deliver technical options and solutions.

+ Communicate effectively and build strong partnerships with GTS, R&D, Division Quality, Global Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Solutions, business leaders and plant personnel.

+ Utilize knowledge of processing/packaging, as well as other general science and engineering principles and methods, to enhance the overall knowledge of the Department and Clorox technical community.

+ Develop best practices to drive continuous improvement and learning in Production Services and Clorox technical communities, and train others on new tools and practices.

+ Self-manage complex assignments across multiple locations, products, or businesses.

+ Typically 70% tactical and 30% strategic work.

+ Travel, primarily in US, -25%, and occasionally overseas.

**What we look for:**

+ 5+ years professional experience in engineering, science, or operations is required.

+ Education Level/Degree: Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering is required.

+ 2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment is required.

+ Demonstrated technical depth in manufacturing processes, packaging materials and packaging processes, and manufacturing supply chain knowledge.

+ Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.

+ Excellent written, interpersonal and communication skills. Able to explain desired results, risks, and next steps to any audience. Able to communicate ideas in a convincing, influential manner and to interact with all levels of the organization.

+ Ability to identify, champion and institutionalize new tools, processes, and technologies.

+ Excellent planning and organizational skills.

**We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we know you don't need a degree to succeed. We're looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.**

**At Clorox, we have a** **Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives** **here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/our-people/inclusion-diversity/)** .

**Benefits we offer to help you be well and thrive:**

+ Competitive compensation

+ Generous 401(k) program in the US and similar programs in international

+ Health benefits and programs that support both your physical and mental well-being

+ Flexible work environment, depending on your role

+ Meaningful opportunities to keep learning and growing

+ Half-day Fridays, depending on your location

Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries are an EEO/AA/ Minorities/Women/LGBT/Protected Veteran/Disabled employer.

Keywords: The Clorox Company, Rogers , Sr. Engineer (manufacturing/processing/packaging), Other , Rogers, Arkansas

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