John Engelman

John Engelman

John Engelman

Retired Scientist

S C Johnson & Son Inc.

 

A.A.S., Applied Chemistry & Honorary D.Sc., Product Development, Ferris State University

John Engelman graduated in 1964 from Ferris State University with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Chemistry Technology.  May 10, 2003 was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science by Ferris and in 2010 was inducted as an ACS Fellow. Retired from S. C. Johnson & Son, a Family Company, he was in product development/formulation and technical service support for Air Care Regional Support.  As such, he was responsibility for formulation of Air Care products used outside North America.  S. C. Johnson & Son currently does business in 100 countries and has subsidiaries in 58.

His career spanned 43 from Technician to Scientist.  His titles have been technician, inspector, technical specialist, and quality control manager, scientist, and Senior Associate Document Management. Doing research in a wide variety of areas including radio and radiation chemistry, silicone molding compounds, thermoset composite materials, thermoset molding compounds, thermoplastics, adhesives, home cleaning products, insect control and air care products. Retired from S. C. Johnson & Son, a Family Company, he was in product development/formulation and technical service support for Air Care Regional Support.  As such, he was responsible for formulation of Air Care products used outside North America.  S. C. Johnson & Son currently does business in 100 countries and has subsidiaries in 58.

He is a member of the American Chemical Society, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry division(I&E), NETSACS, Mid-Michigan Technician Group. He has Chaired the I&EC Division, Committee on Technicians Activities and the Division of Chemical Technicians. He has served on the Local Section Activities Committee and the Membership Activities Committee.

He has been a certified ACS Career Consultant for 18 years. He is certified as a presenter/facilitator of the ACS Careers workshops.  He facilitates ACS Careers workshops for local sections, at regional and national meetings.  The workshops include Finding you Pathway, Resume Development for Industry, Working in Industry, Acing the Interview, Working in Government, Working in Higher Education to name a few.