Senior Financial Analyst, Cost Accounting

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Remote or Racine, WI
This is a highly collaborative position both within Finance (Marketing & Manufacturing finance) and cross-functionally (Planning, Procurement, Global Value Management). The position is responsible for product level cost of sales (COS), analysis and reporting of manufacturing variances, supporting cost savings and Global Value Management initiatives.

SC Johnson's total compensation packages are at or above industry levels. In addition to salary, total packages may include bonuses, long-term incentives, matching 401(k) contributions and profit sharing based on company profitability, job level and years of service. As a family company, we're committed to providing benefits such as subsidized health care plans, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, flexible work arrangements, vacation purchase options, recreation and fitness centers, childcare, counseling services and more.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develop accurate product level cost standards in accordance with the Global Costing Methodology.

* Responsible for COS budgeting, including: preparing annual burden studies, performing product costing in SAP and analyzing/presenting year-over-year changes in costs to brand finance.

* Analyze monthly COS variances, identify/resolve issues and prepare monthly commentary and reporting.

* Participate in project teams in support of new product launches (MEAs), product changes and cost savings initiatives by developing COS estimates and financial analysis.

* Utilize C$AVE to monitor cost savings projects, quantify impact to COS and ensure alignment with the Global Cost Savings Policy.

* Provide financial support and analysis for Global Value Management (teardowns and ad hoc projects).

* Provide financial support to Brand Finance to ensure clear translation of COS from manufacturing to the business P&Ls.

* Prepare monthly forecast for COS variance accounts.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* BBA Finance or Accounting required and a minimum 1 year related Finance experience

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Strong Excel skills

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Ability to manage multiple priorities

* Working knowledge of SAP, BW, and BPC helpful

Job Requirements:

* Full Time with occasional extra hours during peak periods.

* Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice as assigned by the Manager.

* The job description does not constitute a contract of employment and the position remains at-will.

Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Manager, Sales Account Management

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Remote or Minneapolis, MN
The Manager, Sales Account Management is responsible for driving profitable growth on the SC Johnson business at Target across the Pest Control Business. They must lead the development of short and longer-term plans to grow the business. They must thoroughly understand the customer's strategy and executional considerations and partner effectively with cross-functional groups at SCJ (e.g., brand groups, supply chain team, shopper marketing) to develop winning solutions for the customer and for SCJ. They must effectively lead, influence, and communicate with cross functional teams.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.BUILD STRONG RELATIONSHIPS

* Develop a deep understanding of customers' businesses and objectives.
* Develop approaches that align with customer strategies and position the business to capitalize on emerging consumer and market trends.
* Work to penetrate accounts in the buying, retail and operational functions by developing relationships across multiple levels of the organization.
* Effectively influence within SCJ and at the customer.

2. DEVELOP STRATEGY AND DIRECTION FOR THE BUSINESS

* Stay abreast of industry trends to identify the long-term, future needs and opportunities for the business.
* Identify new business opportunities that have significant revenue and profit potential.
* Integrate and balance big picture concerns with day-to-day activities.
* Create strategies to balance short-term requirements with long range business plans.
* Pursue initiatives to capitalize on strengths and market opportunities and to counter competitive threats.

3. DEMONSTRATE COURAGE, CONFIDENCE, AND ADAPTABILITY

* Convey a strong sense of urgency and drive to closure.
* Take immediate and independent action to resolve issues or problems when they arise.
* Take decisive action in high-stakes situations, crises, or conditions of uncertainty.
* Demonstrate flexibility and resiliency in response to constraints and adversity.
* Adapt appropriately to competing demands and shifting priorities.

4. CREATE EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS

* Generate innovative ideas, solutions and opportunities after analysis of critical information that has been integrated from a variety of sources.
* Synthesize information and translate data into useful plans that add strategic value.
* Critically and logically evaluate the costs, risks and benefits of alternatives before making decisions and choosing solutions.
* Make timely decisions, balancing analysis with decisiveness.

5. FINANCIAL ACUMEN

* Evaluate proposed investments against their projected trade-offs and benefits for SC Johnson and the customer, before making recommendations and taking action.
* Understand the customers' business models and the key drivers that impact the customers' P&L, from the customers' and SC Johnson's perspective.
* Accurately forecast major sources of cost, revenue and risk.
* Identify ways to manage risks when making financial decisions.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5+ years of relevant business experience

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

Preferred previous experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry in a retail sales capacity

Professional Knowledge:

* Proficient and thorough knowledge of all business software.
* Previous account management experience with different classes of trade.
* Previous corporate account management experience.
* Demonstrated track record of successful penetration and profitable growth of major accounts.
* Experience internally managing cross-functional partnerships

Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Sr. Executive Assistant

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Remote or Chicago, IL
This Senior Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Sr. Vice President of NA Commercial. This is a dynamic environment, and the incumbent must be able to demonstrate high levels of discretion, communication, organization, initiative, sense of urgency, decisiveness, and ability to work independently while remaining flexible under pressure and changing priorities. The successful candidate will need to be able to partner with key members of the team to accomplish goals. Candidates should be willing to work overtime as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Communication

* Excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of professionalism in working with all levels of management, both within and outside the company

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills (internal/external)

* Exercise extreme confidentiality in handling highly-sensitive projects

Organization and Planning

* Ability to multi-task with several competing priorities

* Excellent organizational skills; ability to handle detailed meeting schedules with internal and external parties at dual campuses, as well as off-campus

* Experience and ability to organize domestic and international travel, both commercial and corporate aircraft, coordinate travel visas as needed while remaining flexible under pressure with frequently-changing priorities and demands

Initiative

* Highly motivated, self-starter, able to function independently by anticipating needs and resolving them without supervision

* Ability to make independent decisions when needed

* Sense of urgency and ability to meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision

* Proactive, forwarding-thinking problem solving skills

* Prioritize projects; establish and meet deadlines in alignment with plans/goals of the SVP of Sales

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Must be authorized to work in the US

* Minimum of 10 years of progressive administrative experience with 2 years minimum executive level support

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Efficiently manage multiple projects and competing priorities with strong time-management skills and the ability to quickly adapt to a changing business landscape.

* Excellent interpersonal savvy skills to maintain and develop successful relationships with both internal and external clients with the ability to work with all levels of the organization

* Attention to detail and accuracy with excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Strong decision quality when managing the SVP's schedule while understanding the difference between urgent and important

* Good problem-solving skills

* Demonstrate ability to exercise extreme confidentiality

* High school diploma or higher education

Computer/Technology Skills:

* Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel (pivot tables) and PowerPoint

* Ability to learn/master standard and ad-hoc reporting

* Experience with Concur preferred

* Experience with Skype for Business meetings, Roundtable technology and video conferencing

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person. Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Manager, Category + Shopper Insights - Walmart

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Remote or Rogers, AR
The Shopper Insights Manager is responsible for monetizing business building insights for Walmart. This role is expected to provide fact and insights-based solutions that drive growth for category, customer, and company. Utilizing shopper insight, opportunity identification and full understanding of products, assortment, pricing, placement, shelving, promotion, and merchandising, this role is the primary insight provider for our categories at the customer that lead to marketplace actions. This role will work closely with internal (SCJ C&SL COE & SI team, Sales, Brand, Customer Marketing) and external partners.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Partner with Sales Directors and Managers to create and plan category leadership solutions that deliver profitable sales growth for WMT. These solutions should include shopper and category insights across: products/ assortment (everyday/ new products/ promoted/ seasonal), placement and everyday shelving and merchandising, pricing (everyday, seasonal, and promotional), promotions and seasonal merchandising
* Influence the customer by identifying specific opportunities, assist with any research and lead project to deliver category leadership solutions benefitting both customer and category
* Influence Annual Account Business Planning at the customer, through full partnering with sales team, by providing actionable category insights and solutions that support category leadership objectives for customer, company and category
* Identify and help lead specific primary and secondary research opportunities (shopper, consumer, etc.) to bring new learning to category leadership solutions
* Help execute agreed category leadership and shopper insights solutions with the customer to include success measures and detailed follow through
* Evaluate/ monitor all customer category leadership and shopper insights solutions, turn analysis into recommended action and continually improve to be more effective and efficient for category and customer
* Leverage insights and resources through the utilization of a broad range of data sources, market research findings, tools, analyses, and technology to continually bring new shopper ideas to customer and company; incorporate in all category solutions for assigned major customer(s)

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of experience

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* 5+ years of experience in Category Management or Shopper Insights
* 1+ years of business analytics experience
* Advanced degree
* Identify next generation Category & Shopper research tools & sources to best understand the retailer shopper and unlock category growth.
* Experience in CPG and/or retail
* Experience working with syndicated data software (i.e., IRI or Nielsen) and JDA. Retail Link a plus.
* Experience with advanced analytics around promotional / non promotional and pricing strategy
* Experience working with Microsoft Office programs specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Leadership Skills

* Strong presentation skills.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required for building internal and external relationships and working on a high-performance team.
* Proactive and committed to delivering results in a fast paced, demanding work environment by fostering a sense of urgency, energy, ownership, and a curiosity to search for opportunities.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person. Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Cloud Solutions Architect - Eligible for Remote Work Program

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Remote or Racine, WI
This role is eligible for our Remote Work Program! Apply today to find out more!

The Manager, Infrastructure and Operations Cloud Solutions Architect, is an individual contributor role that provides leadership in cloud-based architecture and design within SC Johnsons' core business strategy and enterprise architecture. He/she will partner with our functional leaders to architect Cloud-based business solutions integrating with our core IT services including security, infrastructure, application, governance and data management. in doing so, using deep technical knowledge and experience, he/she will orchestrate cloud-based solutions by defining, establishing and optimizing building blocks, patterns and services available in Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and /or Google GCP.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Derive strategies and roadmaps from analysis of current state, business drivers, target state and opportunities with emphasis on transforming on-premises solutions to cloud-based solutions
* ensure high and low-level designs are produced with least risk, least cost and highest operational integrity in service information technology and business drivers
* Understand the overall applications portfolio, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions (Microsoft and 3rd party solutions) using PaaS, DevOps & Advanced IaC
* Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create a modernization roadmap. Architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, while orchestrating key resources and infusing key Infrastructure technologies (e.g. Windows and Linux IaaS, Security, Networking, etc.), and Application Development and DevOps technologies (e.g. App Service, containers, serverless, cloud native, etc.) as appropriate
* Ensure all solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment
* Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption within BU to enable them to be cloud advocates
* Be the Voice of the Customer; Share insights and best practices, and connect with BRM's, Engineering teams to remove key blockers
* Assess the centralized knowledge of Azure platform and overall cloud readiness to support Business units through a structured learning plan and ensure its delivery through exiting partners
* Collaborate with other Cloud Solution Architects in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform
* Maintain technical skills and knowledge of market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community
* Be an Azure Platform evangelist with customers, partners, and external communities

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Bachelor's degree in Information systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or military experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement
* 7+ years of experience in IT engineering and architecture roles
* 3+ years of experience architecting and deploying solutions in one or more of Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and / or Google GCP cloud platforms

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Architect-level certifications on one or more of Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and / or Google GCP cloud platforms
* Broad and deep technology knowledge across multiple technologies and platforms such as:
* Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and/or Google GCP
* DevOps and automation tools and patterns
* Cloud-based security controls
* PAAS Services including those deployed for SQL technologies
* Enterprise application architecture and disaster recovery / high availability

* Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management
* Experience and understanding of large-scale application portfolios in enterprise-wide environments (including migration of on-premises workloads to the cloud)
* Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using Azure IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS capabilities.
* Experience in designing and deploying the Cloud Landing zone with Microsoft Cloud adaption framework.
* Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Associate, Packaging Engineer - 2021 Graduates Encouraged to Apply!

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Remote or Racine, WI
As the Associate, Packaging Engineer you will be responsible for contributing to the technical development of new or revised packaging materials & products on global brands.

You will support the development of new products/packages, line extensions, and technology advancements which expand the organizational and market needs for the assigned portion of our business.

You will also participate on cross-functional teams and execute routine, technical laboratory or shop activities supporting a single project or limited support projects.

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid , Glade , Kiwi , OFF! , Windex , Ziploc and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

SC Johnson's total compensation packages are at or above industry levels. In addition to salary, total packages may include bonuses, long-term incentives, matching 401(k) contributions and profit sharing based on company profitability, job level and years of service. As a family company, we're committed to providing benefits such as subsidized health care plans, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, flexible work arrangements, vacation purchase options, recreation and fitness centers, childcare, counseling services and more.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Apply new and existing packaging technologies towards the development of innovative new products and the enhancement of existing products

* Create packaging that consumers find appealing and easy to use, and allows SC Johnson to "win at the store shelf"

* Research materials and components for the development of cost-effective packaging to meet the needs of the consumer. Willing to gain knowledge in consumer insights and technical areas as necessary

* Contribute to the implementation of the company's PCR (post-consumer recycled content) goals

* Stay in the forefront of packaging innovations and trends so that new technologies can be leveraged in new products and new product packaging

* Develop/update packaging specifications and bills of materials

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States

* Bachelor's degree as a Packaging Engineer.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Knowledge in multiple packaging disciplines: dispensing systems, materials, closures, manufacturing line requirements, plastic molding technologies, and product/environment compatibility

* Knowledge of consumer testing techniques and execution of appropriate studies to evaluate product performance during use

* Demonstrated problem-solving abilities

* Strong communication, teamwork skills, and problem-solving abilities

* Design of Experiments and understanding of statistical processes

* Aerosol technology; filling, labeling, testing, and components

* Plastics technologies; thermoforming, blow molding, injection molding, dispensing systems

* CAD Experience; emphasis on 2D/Artios knowledge

Job Requirements:

* Full time

* 0-5% travel

* Office Environment

* Ability to lift 10 - 40 pounds

* Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Associate Manager, Shopper Insights

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Chicago, IL
The Associate Manager, Shopper Insights (internally titled Associate Manager Category & Shopper Leadership) is responsible for leading overall development of competitively advantaged shopper insights for SCJ and its retailer partners. This position reports to the Manager, Shopper Insights. Key workstreams include leading design & execution of category-focused shopper research and partnering with customer & activation teams to roll out strategies that drive in-store conversion. This role is expected to work closely with the Category Management Center of Excellence team, as well as the retailer and channel focused Category & Shopper Leadership team (aka the "field team"). In addition, there will be opportunities to partner with other internal partners in Insights and Customer Marketing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Critical member of the Chicago-based Shopper Insights team:

* Develop and advance a multidimensional understanding of shoppers and in-store dynamics including integrating customer and syndicated data to provide strategic consultation to the Sales and Business teams.
* Lead design & execution of national shopper research and partner with customer teams to activate, roll out strategies to drive in-store conversion.
* Serve as subject matter expert on Sustainability for the broader team, across SCJ categories
* Will manage at least one key research vendor partnership or subscription
* Will champion and become fluent in SCJ Shopper Toolbox

Additionally, will give particular focus to a select number of customer or channel specific teams:

* Works with "field team" to develop understanding of class of trade & retailer-specific shopper profiles, needs & behaviors in store to craft strategies to drive conversion
* Manage all primary & secondary research for those account teams which support and attain retailer and SCJ business objectives
* Translate data and insight into Retailer-specific strategic and tactical recommendations and solutions
* Play an active role in customer presentations and influence retailers based on a deep understanding of the class of trade-specific category and shopper behaviors to drive company product sales and category growth.

About our team

Our Category & Shopper Leadership team vision is to be to be the indispensable partner to our customers with compelling & actionable insights to unlock category growth and SCJ advantage. We serve as the Category and Shopper Advocate, to:

* Create the most shoppable shelf that will drive conversion
* Optimize category & SCJ assortment
* Through our understanding of the Shopper Journey, we are impact what is purchased as well as Where and How
* We act as teachers and thought leaders to empower our partners both internally and externally

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* University Degree and 5+ years of relevant experience or advanced degree and 3+ years relevant experience.
* Must be authorized to work in the US.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

Education and Experience

* Master's degree preferred
* Experience in Shopper Insights and/or Retailer-specific Insights OR equitable Consumer Insights experience
* Experience working with top US retailers on design and delivery of customer research highly desired

Technical Skills

* Experience working with third party data suppliers to scope and manage project work
* Ability to translate data into compelling stories for customers
* Ability to define root cause factors from data, experience and judgment
* Passion and curiosity for understanding and using human/shopper behavior to craft solutions
* Advanced skills in syndicated data tools, Microsoft Office Suite
* Experience with retailer specific data tools (POS, Retailer Loyalty Card data etc.)
* Experience with both primary and secondary research tools to understand shopper needs and behaviors

Leadership Skills

* Comfort in dealing with ambiguity and ability to work in a self-directed environment
* Cross-functional team partnership
* Strong presentation and influencing skills
* High sense of urgency
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Manager, Media & Integrated Marketing - North America

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Chicago, IL
The Manager, Media & Integrated Marketing - North America will serve as one of the Company's media experts for the North America region.

* Reporting to the Director, Media & Integrated Marketing, NA & Europe, they are part of the Media and Integrated Marketing (MIM) Team, which is responsible for strategy, planning, buying and implementation of traditional and digital media and activations for our core brands and markets around the world.

* Working with the local Marketing Commercialization teams and agencies, they will build and optimize breakthrough plans for those markets, focusing primarily on leading media-to-cart communication planning and media activation, including understanding and optimizing our omnichannel strategy and activation of eCommerce/retailer media.

The person will work closely with Marketing and MIM partners-including media, shopper, technology and insights agencies- to develop, execute, and steward integrated marketing and media strategy, content and execution to optimize performance, efficiency, and competitive position.

This role will interact frequently with senior stakeholders, requiring strategic capabilities, strong leadership and project management skills, influencing and communication skills, and exceptional collaboration.

This Media Manager should possess a strong media background, ideally with experience on both the agency and client sides, with planning and buying experience across all media types, including digital and eCommerce. In addition, they should have media and connections strategy development, experience in the NA media markets, and ideally global/regional experience.
The position is located in downtown Chicago, Illinois.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Strategy/Planning

* Drive implementation of the media-to-cart and omnichannel planning process in partnership with Marketing Commercialization teams, i.e. setting timelines, managing completion of strategy and activation plans and presentations, and coordinating feedback across categories and countries.
* Lead development of effective media plans for brands with media agencies and partners.
* Develop and continually optimize media strategy, tactical planning and buying operations through process refinement and ensuring adherence.
* Understand key consumer media consumption trends and developments and leverage understanding into development of more innovative strategies and plans.
* Drive and maximize eCommerce potential within omnichannel and media strategy development, based on market business problems to solve. Work closely with key stakeholders in markets and eCommerce partners to integrate eCommerce and digital media plans.
* Lead deployment of eCommerce/retail media plans with Media Agency and in partnership with eCommerce/Customer Marketing teams. Focus on searching and reapplying best cases across brands and markets.
* Partner with local Marketing Commercialization teams to manage agency briefing process and agency development of local strategies and plans.
* Review and align on media plans and changes with Marketing Commercialization team.
* Monitor delivery of media plans, providing overall stewardship of SC Johnson investments, plans and inventory.
* Partner with Local Finance and Marketing stakeholders and Media Agency to track and monitor budget changes and evolutions.
* Foster an environment of media evolution, learning and improvement. Work with the media agency and Consumer Insights and Business Analytics team to measure effectiveness of communication plans and develop a learning agenda focused on generating insights, best practices, and future improvements of programs.
* Drive consistent application of SC Johnson Best Practices, periodic reporting and ensure use of SC Johnson tools and processes (e.g., PlanIt, Redmill, Datorama).

Buying/Activation

* Collaborate with Marketing Commercialization teams and agencies to determine advertising inventory needs.
* Understand media marketplace trends and developments within and across relevant markets.
* Set aggressive, but achievable media investment efficiency and flexibility targets.
* Develop and evolve eCommerce and retail-enabled tactical media strategies through new and innovative ways of activations to drive improved conversion effectiveness and business results.
* Lead implementation of negotiations strategies with agencies in an effective and timely manner.
* Identify and develop opportunities to evolve and pioneer new ways of working, partnership and innovation with key media vendors, in partnership with the media agencies.
* Implement new ways of working and measurement to drive real time/in-flight optimization, exploring new ways of reaching consumers, and tight evaluation of partners and test and learn opportunities.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Bachelor's degree required
* 7+ years of experience in media and communications planning and buying (experience in omnichannel planning and performance media desired)
* Must have prior Agency experience
* Understanding and experience in Consumer Packaged Goods category

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Proven leadership in setting strategic direction and innovation in solving marketing issues
* Demonstrated team leadership and development
* Proven track record of impacting business results
* Demonstrated skills in managing complexity, providing strategic insight and executional excellence
* Leadership of cross-agency and/or cross-functional resources against a defined scope of work
* Ability to make good, quick decisions based on sound judgment and strong analytical skills
* Proactive self-starter, able to set agenda independently and work with limited managerial direction.
* Strong problem-solving skills, sound judgment and financial acumen
* Strong project management leadership skills
* Strong organizational and communication skills. Proven ability to work with agency partners as well as internal stakeholders
* Excellent consulting skills and ability to influence effectively
* Ability to develop deep collaborative relationships across multiple work groups
* Passion for innovation
* Experience with and providing expert guidance for a broad range of media and digital marketing, including but not limited to social, eCommerce and retail-enabled media, search, content/media partnerships, brand website, etc.

Job Requirements:

* Full time
* Up to 10% travel

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Associate Manager, Customer Supply Chain

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Chicago, IL
This role is the primary liaison between the commercial team, supply chain cross-functional teams and the customers. The overall purpose of the role is to deploy a cost-effective, sustainable supply chain for SC Johnson that best delivers key metrics that include case fill, OTIF (on-time, in-full), event execution, reverse logistics, bracket pricing compliance, cost savings, and financial deduction management, while ensuring SCJ achieves preferred supplier status for our customers. The role will also lead strategic initiatives and collaboration both internally and externally. The role will support multiple customers within the Food Channel and Puerto Rico Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Monitor Supply Chain scorecards (internals and externals) and apply course corrective actions as needed for assigned customers
* Develop and deploy analysis for communication to the customer and key cross-functional areas to improve supply chain compliance and effectiveness
* Partner to execute against strategic customer development opportunities and deliver Advantage Survey results
* Identify ways to create flexible supply chain options/tools and resources that enable sales growth goals
* Execute best route to market and cost-to serve supply chain processes for SCJ and our Customers; accountable for the supply chain initiatives that drive improved effectiveness and cost savings
* Unsaleable/Returns collaboration across assigned customers to drive profitable category growth
* Coordinate with sales as needed to improve order and shipment processes
* Manage day to day issues with each assigned customer related to Supply Chain efficiency
* Main point of contact for all supply chain activities between sales, the customer, and SCJ supply chain
* Key Metric responsibilities include:
* OTIF
* Promotional event execution
* Reverse logistics
* Bracket pricing
* Cost savings
* Deductions management
* Advantage survey results

* Execute activities to back up team members during temporary absences. This may require detailed customer level planning, using SCJ's and the customer's systems and analytic tools.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Four-year degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or related business discipline
* Minimum 5 years of successful experience in Supply Chain, Account Management, or Shopper Insight Analytics

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Prior customer facing experience
* Strong Analytical skills (specifically able to identify trends, opportunities, and business insights)
* Negotiation skills
* Proficient computer skills in MS Office Suite, intermediate in Excel, BW, SAP, Tableau and ability to learn and utilize customer systems and data
* Ability to represent Supply Chain internally and externally in a professional manner, both strategically and tactically
* Ability to complete projects/tasks within assigned timeframe sometimes with competing priorities.
* Good verbal and written communication skills at all levels of an organization
* Proactive, decisional, goal and results oriented
* An assertive yet collaborative and team-oriented leadership style with a sense of urgency
* Skilled in problem solving, plan development and priority setting

Job Requirements:

* Full-time position
* Open office environment
* Some domestic travel required to other SC Johnson locations and to customer locations (10%-20%), may require over-night stays.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

Manager,Shopper Insights

S C Johnson & Son Inc.
Chicago, IL
The Manager, Category & Shopper Insights Leadership is responsible for leading overall development of competitively advantaged shopper insights for SCJ and its retailer partners. This position reports to the Category & Shopper Leadership Director, COE/Shopper Insights and acts to bring Shopper needs to the forefront in all internal and external conversations, running point for the team as the Shopper Champion in the ever evolving, omni-commerce environment.

Key workstreams include leading design & execution of category-focused primary and secondary shopper research, and translating key learnings into actionable, category-focused narratives and solutions for both physical and digital marketplace.

This role partners with retailer CSL/Sales teams to create and deploy strategies that drive in-store and online conversion. This role is expected to work closely with the Category Management Center of Excellence, as well as the broader CSL & Sales teams, to identify shopper knowledge gaps and work to close them. Further, this role stays connected to other cross functional teams including Consumer Insights & Business Analytics (CIBA) and Customer Marketing and Brand Commercialization to share the critical category Shopper perspective within the organization.

This person is responsible for managing the Shopper Insights research budget as well as vendor partnerships.

This position has three direct reports across both Category Management and Shopper Insights, that span all SCJ categories, and all Classes of Trade.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develop a rich & comprehensive shopper learning plan across all SCJ categories
* Scope and advance a multidimensional understanding of shoppers and store dynamics including integrating customer and syndicated data to provide strategic consultation to the Sales and Business teams.
* Lead design & execution of national and/or customer specific shopper research and partner with customer teams to activate, roll out strategies to drive in-store conversion.
* Develop and coach direct reports to contribute/learn/grow to the development and furthering of the Shopper Insights work as well as Category knowledge
* Owns relationships with key third-party vendors
* Runs point in managing the Shopper Learning budget

About our team

Our Category & Shopper Leadership team vision is to be to be the indispensable partner to our customers with compelling & actionable insights to unlock category growth. We serve as the Category and Shopper Advocate, to:

* Create the most shoppable shelf that will drive conversion
* Optimize category & SCJ assortment
* Through our understanding of the Shopper Journey, we impact what is purchased as well as Where and How
* We act as teachers and thought leaders to empower our partners both internally and externally with deeper knowledge of the Shopper

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

* Bachelor's Degree and 7+ years relevant experience.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

Education and Experience

* Advanced Degree preferred
* Experience in Shopper Insights and/or Retailer-specific Insights OR equitable Consumer Insights experience
* Experience working with top US retailers on design and delivery of customer research highly desired
* People management a plus

Technical Skills

* Experience working with third party data suppliers to scope and manage project work
* Ability to translate data into compelling stories for customers
* Ability to define root cause factors from data, experience and judgment
* Ability to merge and make sense of multiple data sources
* Passion and curiosity for understanding and using human/shopper behavior to craft solutions
* Advanced skills in syndicated data tools, Microsoft Office Suite
* Experience with retailer specific data tools (POS, Retailer Loyalty Card data etc.)
* Experience with both primary and secondary research tools to understand shopper needs and behaviors
* Proficient in turning large amounts of data into a compelling, insightful story with actionable recommendations to drive category growth.
* Strong storyteller.

Leadership Skills

* Macro/big picture thinking and future focused curiosity
* Comfort in dealing with ambiguity and ability to work in a self-directed environment
* Cross-functional team partnership
* Strong presentation and influencing skills
* High sense of urgency
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to coach and develop direct reports to continue their professional journey

Remote work is available once a week for eligible employees.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category 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 poster for more information.

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