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The Clorox Company Senior Packaging Engineer in Aberdeen, Maryland

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we’re all able to make a positive impact – at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth – growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Job Overview/Summary

Working in a participative, team-based environment, using World Class Operations (WCO) processes and principles, the Senior Packaging Engineer is responsible for technical stewardship of all equipment in the Packaging department.

Develop thorough and practical solutions with minimal assistance to a wide range of difficult challenges using in-depth knowledge of industry and plant operations.

Apply maintenance and engineering skills to determine root cause of issues and to optimize packaging equipment, utilizing plant, company, and external resources.

Apply multi-discipline engineering and maintenance procedures to improve and upgrade manufacturing processes and materials.

Leads or participates on teams developing, designing, installing and starting-up new equipment, new processes, new products, line extensions, product improvements and technology upgrades. Develops, plans, leads and executes plant capital projects (typically < $1M).

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the technical support of Packaging Operations forall aspects of the packaging process.

  • Develop and maintain expertise inpackagingfunctional specialties that can cost effectively be used to fully support the plant as the “on-site”PackagingEngineer. This will include supporting the day to day operations.

  • Provide manufacturing technology expertise to support plant-led projects and initiatives.

  • Maintain linkages with outside suppliers and inside users of equipment, systems, and manufacturing technologies to influence the development of, or acquire technology beneficial to the plant.

  • Provide technical leadership within the plant and foster the development of plant Associates, technical resources and capabilities in the plant while supporting positive progression of the team’s cultural journey as a high performance organization of enthusiastic owners

  • Technically lead thepackagingeffort to better enable plant Associates to understand and address concerns.

  • Provide thorough and practical solutions to technical problems. Demonstrates proficiency in analytical problem solving and the transfer of knowledge to others.

  • Develop personal skills and mentor / train teams (Engineering, Maintenance, andOperational) on new techniques, etc.

  • Able to coach & develop others as part of their daily work.

  • Able to influence and accomplish work through others.

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

  • Degree Required:Bachelorsdegree inEngineeringfrom an accredited institution

  • 5+years experienceina packaging engineering role

  • Experience with interacting with and managing vendors, suppliers, contractors

  • Must have solid experience in mechanical and analytical decision making

  • Solid mechanical skills and the ability to use these skills tomake decisions andtroubleshoot

  • Demonstrated presentation, organizational, analytical, and verbal/nonverbal communication skills

  • Leadership ability with demonstrated exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office,mainframe business applications, AutoCAD

  • Willing to work off-shift work as neededto support coworkers, operations and projects

  • Must have demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to function as a member of a cross-functional team by actively participating and adding value

  • Must be highly motivated and assertive with a strong commitment to succeed

  • Project managementskills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong Safety, Quality, Continuous Improvementand Collaborative attitudesand mindset

Desired Qualifications:

  • Liquid-fill packaging experience in a Consumer Packaged Goods production environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the organization

  • Fosters strong relationships among engineering and other business functions

  • Ability to lead project teams and successfully operate within larger project/program teams, and with all levels of plant organizations

  • WCO / WCM / TPM / Lean Manufacturing processes and techniques

  • Ability to drive continuous improvementsbyleveraging Lean Manufacturing processes

  • Experience analyzingpackaging equipment, operations and processesfor safetyimprovement,environmental sustainability,quality improvement,cost savings, loss elimination,failure analysis, technical training opportunities and feasibility evaluations.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree, College Diploma, or Equivalent (Required)

More about Product Supply (PSO)

The Product Supply Organization (PSO) is an inclusive, diverse global community of leaders. Our team is responsible for sourcing, making and shipping some of the world’s most trusted household products. In our organization, safety is paramount and innovation a must. Join us if you want to keep growing professionally and make an impact in the lives of millions of homes.

More About Clorox

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,800 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2020 sales of $6.7 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products;

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • Liquid-Plumr® clog removers

  • Poett® home care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Brita® water-filtration products; Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality™ and NeoCell® dietary supplements.

The company also markets industry-leading products and technologies for professional customers, including those sold under the CloroxPro™ and Clorox Healthcare® brand names. Nearly 80% of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

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 recruiters via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. The company has been broadly recognized for its corporate responsibility efforts, named to the 2020 Axios Harris Poll 100 reputation rankings, Barron's 2020 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, and the Human Rights Campaign's 2020 Corporate Equality Index, among others. In support of its communities, The Clorox Company and its foundations contributed more than $25 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2020. For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com , including the Good Growth blog, and follow the company on Twitter at @CloroxCo

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/ Minorities/Women/LGBT/Protected Veteran/Disabled employer. You may view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) by clicking on it.

Clorox is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans during the hiring and interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, contact us at HR@clorox.com . Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions/ application statuses.

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