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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Electrician, Day Shift - Ridgefield in Ridgefield, Washington

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrician at our Ridgefield, Washington packaging and distribution center! This person will troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical and PLC components of production lines, facilities, equipment, power systems, etc. in fast paced, high volume manufacturing, packaging, and distribution facilities.

This position is available on days, which works an 8 hour shift during regular business hours Monday through Friday and adjusts the work schedule as needed to support the 24/7 packaging and distribution facility.

The base rate for this position is $31.00 per hour.


  • Promotes a safety culture and awareness while supporting and adhering to all plant safety policies and procedures at all times.

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), company policies, safety policies and practices, quality standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Follows blue prints and specifications to install electrical wires, cables and conduit systems.

  • Provides technical support including troubleshooting, machines repairs, PLC’s, adjustments, elimination of bottlenecks, machine set-up, change over execution, and running equipment as needed.

  • Coordinates and performs all maintenance activities (PM, work orders, improvement projects, etc.) to effectively balance maintenance activities and production needs.

  • Conducts root cause analysis to troubleshoot and eliminate primary causes of downtime, etc. to improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

  • Assists with facilities maintenance including maintenance and repair of all building and ground support systems.

  • Actively participates in training and certification programs as needed in technical aspects of machinery to include set-ups, change overs, troubleshooting, etc.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid Washington State electrical certificate or license is required, plus three to five (3-5) years proven industrial electrician experience in a fast-paced lean manufacturing and distribution environment. Experience in Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) and with SAP or CMMS is preferred.


  • Knowledge of industrial controls, sub-stations, motor control centers, power distribution panels, electrical starters, variable frequency drives, and programmable controllers.

  • Allen-Bradley PLC experience and three-phase electrical knowledge.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude including knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and PLC controls, shop math skills, and strong troubleshooting ability.

  • Strong computer skills previous.

  • Ability and the flexibility to work various hours and shifts as needed, especially during large projects, installations, etc.

  • Ability to work at either Washington Plant facility located in Vancouver or Ridgefield, WA as needed, one of which will be primary.

  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; standing and/or walking more than four to six (4-6) hours and up to twelve (12) hours per day; and work onsite in a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust.

  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable attendance, and punctuality.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

Church & Dwight is a world-leader in household and personal care products. Our global brands include ARM & HAMMER®, Batiste, OxiClean, Trojan, XTRA, Nair, First Response, Spinbrush, Orajel, vitafusion, Li’l Critters, Water Pik and FLAWLESS®. Founded in 1846, we have operations globally and are listed in the S&P 500.