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Staff Mechanical Engineer

at The Clorox Company

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Reference #: 5000272180406

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Position Description

We make life better every day. The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with about 7,900 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2017 sales of $6.0 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; and Burt's Bees® natural personal care products and RenewLife® digestive health products. The company also markets brands for professional services, including Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®. More than 80 percent of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.


Working in a participative team based environment, using World Class Operations processes and principles, the Staff Engineer provides day-to-day engineering technical expertise to Operating Departments as needed. Leads the design and implementation of site based capital and manufacturing improvement projects. Participates on teams as an expert in the discipline and is able to work with guiding management oversight. Evaluates the feasibility of manufacturing, packaging, and process systems improvements and modifications. May have salaried and/or hourly associate direct reports. Through leadership and influence will lead project teams to deliver capital projects, manufacturing process improvements, and solve manufacturing problems. Manages and directs the work of outside engineering consultants and construction contractors during design and implementation of projects. Typically manages projects with a value of less than $1,000,000.


Key Responsibilities (in descending order of importance):

  • Technical support to Operations
  • Capital Project Management
  • Manufacturing Optimization
  • New Product Launches
  • World Class Operations Leadership and Continuous Improvement Support



Years and Type of Experience:

  • 3+ years of engineering experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Provide technical expertise to solve plant problems
  • Strong mechanical skill set
  • Able to influence and accomplish work through others
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills
  • Able to Coach & Develop others as part of their daily work
  • Desire to have a broad, rather than deep skill set
  • Ability to use Excel

Desired Skills:

  • Instrumentation and controls experience a plus (specifically Allen Bradley)
  • Good technical understanding of torque requirements, alignment, vibration and corrosion all would be a plus
  • Experience with Process Book software a plus

Education Level/Degree:


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Area of Interest

Engineering & Applied Technology

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