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Save the Date! Job Fair in Dixon, Illinois on 5/31.

May 23, 2018

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On Thursday, May 31, we are hosting a job fair in Dixon, Illinois. Walk-ins are welcome, but feel free to apply online in advance. Hope to see you there!

Apply now!

Basic Duties*: Machine Operator Packaging Associate

Operate packaging equipment including basic line set ups, use a PC to order materials and perform quality checks.

Basic Duties*: Distribution Associate / Order Filler

Fill orders within Conveyor system via Voice pick Technology and Stand-up Forklifts

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to repetitively lift 50 pounds
  • Constant walking, standing, bending, twisting, pulling, reaching and stooping
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Eye/hand coordination

*See the complete job description online

Pay Range: $12.25 to $14.80 based on the position and experience.

Quarterly Bonus, Vacation and Sick, Benefits

An Equal Opportunity / AA Employer

Successful completion of background check and drug screen is required. Spectrum Brands offers a full range of benefits to full-time employees and a quarterly bonus up to 10%.

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Now Hiring: Join our Sales and Marketing Team!

April 19, 2018

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Whatever your marketing flavor – brand, product, channel, trade, e-comm – we have an incredible team and diverse product portfolio to keep you challenged. High powered sales teams focus on distribution channels or specific retailers, specializing in a Spectrum Brands division but cross-selling too.

Here are the kind of opportunities you might find in our sales and marketing departments:

  • Digital Marketing Analytics Manager
  • Seasonal Merchandiser
  • Category Manager
  • Videographer
  • Sales and Marketing Leader
  • National Account Manager
  • Product Marketing Intern

Interested in learning more? Browse our current job openings today. Or set up a job alert so you can stay on top of anything that opens in the future.

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Hear It Directly From Our Interns!

April 12, 2018

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Name: Ben
Department: Engineering
Division: Global Batteries and Appliances
Favorite part of your internship: The freedom I was given.
“I was given all the same resources as all of the full-time engineers. I was given my own project and it allowed me to develop practical engineering skills.” 

Name: Danielle
Department: Marketing
Division: Pet, Home & Garden
Favorite part of your internship: The exposure I got to consumer goods marketing.
“My manager did a great job of finding me opportunities to get my feet wet in different aspects of marketing. I was able to see the retail side, the trade side, and the brand side.” 

Name: Jessie
Department: Digital Marketing
Division: Global Batteries and Appliances
Favorite part of your internship: Experiencing social media from the business side and writing content for the George Foreman brand.
“It’s a really employee friendly company. I just loved how much of the industry I was exposed to so quickly as an intern.” 

Watch a video featuring our interns and then browse our latest internship opportunities!

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Go, Dragons!

April 6, 2018

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Our Global Auto Care facility in Ohio is partnering with the Dayton Dragons Professional Baseball Team for their 2018 baseball season! We kicked off the partnership with an exciting visit from the Dayton Dragon’s mascot, Heater.

This partnership allows us to recognize our employees for their hard work and dedication. Employees will be awarded tickets to attend a baseball game throughout the 2018 season. Go, Dragons!!!

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We’re Hiring in Edgerton, Kansas!

April 4, 2018

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“Congratulations to the Central Fulfillment Center (CFC) Edgerton team for great progress in the past quarter with absorbing the volume from our legacy Charlotte DC and significant improvements in on-time delivery and customer service. We’re so proud of our new associates who have joined the Spectrum Brands HHI team and are working collaboratively and safely to make this happen. We greatly appreciate your hard work and results in Edgerton.”

– Phil Szuba, David Booher, and the entire HHI leadership team

The Edgerton team is still growing and now hiring! Visit www.spectrumbrands.com/careers to learn more about our company, products, and culture, and to apply.

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Let’s Talk Internships!

March 20, 2018

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If you think our brand assortment is diverse, wait until you see your career options in Spectrum Brands. As a fast-growing company, your career can start with an internship in engineering, marketing, sales or a corporate shared service and grow in a dozen directions. What a perfect way to try Spectrum Brands on for size!

Former interns praise our internships as practical, real-world experiences that bridge a great education into a rewarding career. We’re thrilled that many former interns and seasonal employees found a perfect long-term fit in Spectrum Brands. Recent graduates love the ability to change jobs without changing companies – taking on promotions or moving across functions, business units and geographies to learn and grow professionally.

With a Spectrum Brands Internship, you’ll get:

  • Hands-on, meaningful experience in engineering, accounting, marketing or another function related to your degree;
  • A real-world feel for our global, fast-paced company to decide if it’s the right work environment for you;
  • Exposure to company executives, tours of production facilities, social and philanthropic outings;
  • Opportunities to be heard. Last summer’s interns participated in consumer insights projects that influenced how our products are marketed and sold
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Congrats to Our Employee, Olympic Gold Medalist Matt Hamilton!

March 15, 2018

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We’re still trying to process the UNBELIEVABLE success of our employee, gold medal-winning Olympian Matt Hamilton! We’re so lucky to have this curling champion walking among us at our World Headquarters in Middleton, Wisconsin. It truly was a “miracurl” on ice!

Upon his return from the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, we greeted him with a rousing cheer (with some of us donning fake mustaches!) and a special parking spot: Reserved for Gold Medalists Only.

We have so much we can learn from Matt like the importance of…

  1. Great teamwork: Team Shuster knew how to communicate even under extreme pressure.
  2. Focusing on the details: In curling, millimeters can make all the difference.
  3. Flawless execution: Sweden was ranked number one in the world, so there was no room for mistakes.
  4. Believing you can win despite the toughest competition in the world: We’re talking about competing against the most talented athletes in the world–and still coming out on top!

Matt, you’re an inspiration to us all!

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Job Fair in Dixon, Illinois!

March 13, 2018

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Mark your calendars! The Rayovac Packaging and Distribution Facility in Dixon, Illinois is hosting a job fair on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can save time by applying online in advance at spectrumbrands.com/careers.

Here is just a sample of the positions we are hiring for:

We hope to see you Saturday! 

 

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The Kindest City in America is…

March 1, 2018

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WalletHub has declared the most caring city in America–and it’s Madison, Wisconsin! We’re always touting the benefits of living in the Madison area (our world headquarters are right next door in Middleton), and this list is one we’re proud to be on top of.

To calculate the scores, WalletHub analyzed three main categories: caring for the community, caring for the vulnerable, and caring for the workforce. That means statistics like highest percentage of carpoolers, highest percentage of volunteers per capita, and percentage of people who do favors for their neighbors comes into play. Here are the results:

  1. Madison, Wisconsin
  2. Virginia Beach, Virginia
  3. Lincoln, Nebraska
  4. Boston, Massachusetts
  5. Jersey City, New Jersey
  6. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
  7. Chesapeake, Virginia
  8. Fremont, California
  9. St. Paul, Minnesota
  10. Seattle, Washington

Image via Jordan Richmond/Flickr.

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Understand Our Brand: Kwikset

February 22, 2018

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All About Kwikset
Kwikset manufactures and markets a complete line of door locks and door hardware including door knobs, door levers, deadbolts, handlesets, pocket door hardware and electronic keyless entry locks for residential and light commercial applications. For over 60 years, we’ve believed that innovation is our greatest asset and that the best security is smart security.

What Kwikset Has Been Up To
2018 is off to a running start for Kwikset. In January Kwikset exhibited at two major tradeshows in the same week; the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in LAS Vegas, NV and the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, FL. CES is the global stage for innovation where Kwikset, one of the longest-running smart lock exhibitors at CES, showcased its latest smart door lock solutions that bring interoperability, security, and convenience to homeowners.

Featured products at the Kwikset booth included the Obsidian™ touchscreen electronic deadbolt and smart lock with the latest Z-Wave 500 chipset, and the brand’s Kevo™ portfolio of Touch-to-Open™ smart locks and smart lock conversion kits. During the show, Kevo Contemporary was awarded a TWICE & Residential Systems “Best of CES” Award. The Kwikset booth also featured a new smart home experience for attendees to view and explore product innovations with leading partners, including Amazon Alexa and Samsung SmartThings.

IBS brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products and technologies involved in homebuilding and light construction. With Kwikset as the leading residential door hardware manufacturer in the United States and the #1 market share leader to homebuilders in the BUILDER Top 100 list, the brand continues its commitment to designing Kwikset_Twice_Pick_Aware_0118door hardware that is innovative, durable, secure and stylish.

At the show, Kwikset unveiled the new Pismo™ door knob, the first door knob to join Kwikset’s best-selling Contemporary Collection. The smooth, cylindrical knob was inspired by the subtle intricacies of modern design, and is a unique door hardware solution that seamlessly upgrades any door inside or outside the home. Kwikset also displayed smart door lock solutions including the Kevo Contemporary smart lock and the Obsidian touchscreen electronic deadbolt with Home Connect™ Technology. Kevo Convert was also named as a finalist in the “Best of IBS” awards for the door and window product category.

Learn more about Kwikset then find our latest job opportunities at Rayovac then visit our careers page for advice and more information.

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