Energizer Sr. Quality Engineer in Franklin, Indiana
This is Energizer
At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.
When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.
We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.
Come join our team!
Achieve assigned objectives within our quality systems and product quality areas to improve value in our products. Provide support to the development and implementation teams in translating and integrating new or improved products. Apply knowledge of our batteries and processes to help resolve manufacturing and design problems. Assess our product quality to ensure quality expectations are being met and that negative trends are addressed. Assess supplier’s quality systems and products to minimize the risk of shipping the non-conforming products to Energizer. Recommend changes to sustain and improve our quality competencies and capabilities.
Operations and QE Support
Lead and educate operational colleagues in establishing a daily“Quality Always Culture”
Lead the assessment of product quality metrics to ensure product quality expectations are being met in the assigned areas. Recommend and participate in the execution of product and process improvements as identified through the metrics reviews.
Recommend and implement improvements to quality systems (such as process documentation, change management, calibration, in-process quality control, raw material quality, traceability systems, post-production testing).
Participate in or lead Energizer internal quality systems audits or assessments.
Product Development and Product Cycle Plan Support
Coordinate with Packaging Development and others to define, execute and evaluate comprehensive experiments & trials and then draw conclusions & make recommendations necessary to meet the project’s objectives.
Facilitate the documentation of new products or processes specifications, design intents, raw material specifications, standard work procedures/process specifications, analytical test methods.
Champion project risk mitigation using tools like FMEA analysis and stage-gate protocols to ensure project quality objectives are met.
Sourcing and Supply Support
In coordination with Purchasing, participate in quality audits for maintaining qualification of approved suppliers of materials and finished goods.
Provide on-going supplier oversight through the use Energizer’s supplier quality software for monitoring supplier performance and preparing supplier scorecards.
Participate in efforts to qualify new suppliers of raw materials and sourced products.
Quality Skills and Knowledge Development
Expand knowledge and skill in the areas of the process (equipment and materials), quality systems and product design.
Participate in Quality tool and system development training and certification; also keep abreast of external development of new Quality tools, innovations, and approaches to propose applications to assigned tasks.
Provide information pertaining to the quality characteristics of Energizer products to the commercial organization.
Coordinate efforts to understand and remedy internal and external customer complaints
Required Skills and Experience
EDUCATION: BS or higher in a technical field (such as engineering or science).
DEMONSTRATED SKILLS: English, written and oral competency. Successful experience applying quality problem-solving techniques.
TASK MANAGEMENT: Demonstrated ability to manage and meet deliverables for multiple projects or assignments at one time.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE: Application of statistical process control systems and interpretation of such information; quality systems auditing in a manufacturing environment, supplier quality management, MS Office applications (esp. Excel and PowerPoint). Familiarity with quality management system principles (ISO-9001 or other commonly used systems).
EXPERIENCE (YEARS/TYPE): 5 or more years in a high-volume manufacturing operation as a Quality Engineer or related function. May include relevant experience in an R&D role that had significant interaction in a manufacturing environment.
Working Relationships & Environment
The Quality Assurance Engineer reports to either a QA Manager or Sr. Staff QA and works with significant amounts of guidance in many situations. The QA engineer works closely with other personnel including R&D, Engineering, Value Streams, Marketing, and Purchasing. The QA Engineer may have direct contact with Suppliers and Customers
An Offer to Grow On
Come join us!
Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.
Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental 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.