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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Technologist in Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom

What you'll love about this job

  • At Energizer our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team.

  • Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career.

  • We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

As a Technologist in Energizer’s Global Auto Care R&D Team, you will work with a team to perform laboratory experimentation and testing of products for this innovative and exciting business. You will provide a key role in the development of new product innovations as well as improvement of current products. The position, based in Rassau, Wales will provide support of our Global Auto Care brands such as Armor All, STP, A/C Pro, and Eagle One.

Responsibilities

Universal Accountabilities

  • Suggests, organizes and executes experiments leading to new or improved products.

  • Provides full documentation of results, creates and reviews reports that summarize data and conclusions.

  • Operates instrumentation and performs manual tasks which include the mixing and handling of chemicals.

  • Performs routine and non-routine calculations including statistical data analysis.

Practices proper safety procedures and reports unsafe acts or conditions.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Learns how to use all lab scale equipment and related SOP's for batching, testing and quality purposes including operation of lab equipment such as surface tensiometer, viscometer, and mixer/blender.

  • Prepares samples for qualitative and quantitative evaluation.

  • Performs testing of containers, valves, and gauges to assess quality and performance.

  • Develops an understanding of product fundamentals including relationship between process, raw materials and other interactions taking place.

  • Provides formulation assistance: calculates amount of ingredients needed for various batch requirements, weighs raw materials as determined by formula requirements for batch preparation, combines and processes weighted ingredients, and records all notable characteristics.

  • Creates data reports with tables, charts, and graphs that include conclusions.

  • Work with cross functional partners to communicate test results, status, and address questions.

  • Identifies and implements continuous improvement measures. Serves on project teams as needed.

  • Completes assigned laboratory safety and operation duties such as waste disposal and inventory management.

  • May also perform additional duties as assigned.

What we are looking for

Ideally we are seeking candidates with the following:

  • Three years of pertinent college course work or equivalent experience/education and a good fundamental understanding of higher-level chemistry, mathematics, and laboratory practices or equivalent.

  • Strong working knowledge in Microsoft office applications including word and excel.

  • Five or more years of demonstrated related experience in a technical laboratory or similar environment would be advantageous.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant scientific field.

  • Experience in product related consumer product testing.

Working Relationships

  • Interfaces with supervisor and engineers for limited direction and guidance.

  • Works with and provides significant guidance to coworkers as necessary.

  • Interfaces with other groups (ie plant, marketing, procurement), suppliers, and manufacturers to acquire necessary information and services,

Come join us!

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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