Lifestyle Brands (the LSB) is a growing house of like-minded brands under the SC Johnson umbrella including Method(r), Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day(r), Babyganics(r) and Ecover(r). Headquartered in San Francisco with additional operations in Chicago and throughout Europe, the LSB is home to 650 employees. Together we act as a force for bold, transformative growth with a focus on delivering positive impact for people and the planet. If you're into pioneering the future and doing good while doing business, come join us.
The LSB is part of SC Johnson, a family-owned company and leading manufacturer of household cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care products, as well as professional products. Originally founded in 1886 and headquartered in Wisconsin, U.S.A., SC Johnson and the Lifestyle Brands division are at work for a better world.
Based in Chicago, we have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Maintenance + Controls Associate to help create the next generation manufacturing experience at our very own manufacturing facility, what we call "The Southside Soapbox". Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this role will help us optimize the operation of existing equipment and processes throughout the building, utilizing their electrical engineering and programming skills while also supporting the maintenance team with their day-to-day needs. The ideal candidate will be focused, organized, and detail-oriented with applicable experience at a fast-paced consumer packaged goods company. We're looking for someone who's flexible, nimble, comfortable with getting down and dirty, and takes ownership from day one.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
The Maintenance + Controls Associate will:
Provide and coordinate production reliability improvement efforts and equipment troubleshooting support as needed with the production, maintenance, and engineering teams (become that first line of support for advanced troubleshooting activities)
Coordinate facility, trade and OEM-service contractors, certifying that work requested is performed as expected while conforming to PAD safety standards. Become one of the in-house experts on both the facility and our production operations
Serve as the gatekeeper of all control and electrical drawings and primary electrical/controls resource. Maintain all PLC/HMI programs for compounding, packaging and building systems, edit and write PLC programs, create/modify HMI screens, and perform basic electrical troubleshooting and functional modifications.
Collaborate on team projects to problem-solve and improve processes and procedures that improve OEE, safety, quality and work environment
Focus on equipment reliability and seek out opportunities to drive manufacturing capacity and capabilities within the factory
Minimum of 5 years' experience with automation and controls, with at least 2 years of experience working in a consumer-packaged goods or related industry manufacturing + production environment
Demonstrated, independent execution of electrical or automation projects
Ability to create, modify and troubleshoot complex PLC programs and HMI programs and read electrical schematics
Proven, working knowledge of Rockwell Automation PLC and HMI programming software
Working knowledge of high-speed packaging equipment and have some experience with mechanical / pneumatical functions and operations
Demonstrated competence handling and troubleshooting basic mechanical related issues at times
Strong coaching, training and teamwork skills, organization and experience working with diverse teams
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work within tight timeframes and deadlines
Working knowledge of LEAN, TPM and predictive maintenance processes are a plus, but not required
Capable of handling stressful situations and being able to adapt to urgent production focused needs if they arise
Capable of working extended hours and weekends as needed
Sense of humor, a positive outlook with a "can-do" attitude!
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
PAD PERKS: Our values are at the heart of everything we do.
Here are a few of the ways we Care like a Mother for every person against dirty:
Rockstar health insurance benefits package
Jollydays: competitive vacation bundle
Generous retirement match + pre-tax savings options
3 Care Days (a.k.a. Volunteer Time-Off) a year, to be a force for good
Global Ping Pong Tournament + Prom...you heard that right-- let's dance
FURTHER INFORMATION LOCATION: Chicago HOURS: full time, non-exempt (hourly), 2nd shift REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager
Equal Opportunity Employer
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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 poster f or more information.
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