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The Clorox Company Manufacturing Plant Intern (Engineering/Production) (January 2021 - June 2021) in Alpharetta, Georgia

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

The Plant Intern position will use a combination of Engineering, Accounting and Organizational tools to drive the improvement/optimization of various departments (Location TBD). Work will be divided between the Engineering, Operations, Training and Qualification and the HR departments. The individual will plan and lead small to medium size projects that include the integration of outside technical resources where appropriate. Assignments for this position emphasize manufacturing systems analysis, Voice of the Customer (VOC), equipment design, change management, project management and project execution. The position interacts on a daily basis with our departments, corporate engineering and internal/external project teams. Excellent two-way communication skills are required to support the needs of these departments & teams.

This position is looking for an individual to fill a key developmental role in our plant. This individual will be responsible for aiding with capital projects, developing technical guidance, conduct energy and machinery audits, and contributing to our culture of safety. Projects will be focused on safety, quality, efficiency, improvement methods, and cost reductions pertaining to our World Class Operation (WCO). Interaction with plant operations, engineers from other plants, contractors, and corporate engineering should be expected and will provide good networking opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities


  • Participate on teams, help Lead, Coach and Develop team members and associates to ensure support for projects and initiatives.

  • Day to day contact with both internal and external associates.

  • Daily Operations Support - Support of the assigned areas (emphasis on Safety/Quality), production data analysis, participate in daily technical meetings and assist/lead the development of action plans to address chronic issues.

  • Drive Plant metrics to glide path:

  • Meet all plant and company metric goals for Safety, Quality, Efficiency and Costs

  • Drive technical improvements and maintenance upgrades

  • Ensure Operational Readiness requirements are met on all projects

  • Active participant in Reliability Improvement Meetings for the assigned area

  • Analyze plant LEDS, SAP and other data to determine priorities for improvement efforts and build teams to address the issues

  • Lead improvement efforts to eliminate chronic losses in the manufacturing systems

Project Engineering:

  • Develop detailed scopes of work, hold bid meetings and develop Capital/Expense cost estimates

  • Execute projects with excellence and close out projects in a timely manner

  • Manage small to medium (usually less than $500,000) capital and maintenance improvement projects

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required


  • Prior internship experience preferred but not required

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Must be highly motivated and assertive with a strong commitment to success. Self-starter with "Can Do" attitude

  • Demonstrated ability to try new ideas

  • Demonstrated safety awareness and priority

  • Ability to accept guidance and learn from experiences

  • Hands on, should expect 50% of time to be spent on the floor

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Must have good people skills and be team-oriented (member/leader). Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Manufacturing experience desired

  • High Speed Manufacturing experience is a plus

Education Level/Degree

  • Currently enrolled in a 4 year related degree program at a University -- Junior or Senior

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, and Management, or Relevant field of study

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA or higher

  • No Visa Sponsorship

  • Class Standing Required -- Junior/Senior

  • Dates of Internship -- January -- July 2018

  • Offers of employment are contingent upon proof of the applicant's legal right to work and be employed in the United States.

How to Apply: Please apply for this position at the following website:

Required Education

More about Human Resources

Our No. 1 strategy is to engage our employees as business owners. That means supporting our employees throughout their time at Clorox – from their first day to their next promotion to their retirement party. We are trusted business partners who generate insights and creative solutions to support and help identify the company’s current and future needs.

More About Clorox

At Clorox (NYSE: CLX), we build 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, have busy personal lives and are 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 and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer and professional brands, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Clorox Healthcare® and CloroxPro™ Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts and included on CR Magazine's 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, Barron's 2019 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index and the 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, among others.

We also support our communities, contributing about $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2018.

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

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