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Energizer Product Development Chemist in Rassau, United Kingdom

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 Product Development Chemist on Energizer’s R&D Auto Care team you will lead product improvements key to maintaining

our industry leading position. You will work with a global, cross-functional team that includes internal scientists,

marketing, procurement, regulatory and operations. Chemical formulation experience and an understanding of

manufacturing processes and project management skills are preferred.

The position, based in Rassau, Wales, is a part of Energizer’s Auto Care business, a customer-focused, innovation-

oriented, fast growing consumer packaged goods company. Energizer is passionate about making time in the car more

enjoyable with market-leading brands of car air fresheners, cleaning and conditioning products.

Accountabilities

The position supports global automotive auto appearance and performance brands including Armor All and STP by providing formulation, product testing, engineering, and scale-up support to enhance existing portfolio. Specific accountabilities include:

  • Work as part of the Energizer team to implement cost and/or performance improvements, and engineer solutions to deliver on time, cost, and performance objectives.

  • Interact with and sometimes lead cross-functional teams including marketing, procurement, legal, manufacturing, and external third parties such as global suppliers and contract manufacturers

  • Develop action plans and conduct robust experiments to generate new engineering and scientific knowledge that leads to cost and/or performance improvements and processes.

  • Coordinate manufacture and testing of products, and work with internal plants and external suppliers to implement product requirements.

  • Plan, execute, analyze and summarize plant trials working closely with manufacturing, engineering, and production site technical resources.

  • Conduct hands-on bench scale product testing.

  • Ensure product meets relevant national, international and industry standards. Coordinate product certification testing.

  • Maintain accurate, complete and detailed records including experimental reports, product specification and engineering documents.

  • Support the organization to resolve customer, consumer, and supplier technical issues.

  • Mentor others and provide technical and project leadership, and will be expected to participate in establishing Intellectual Property related to assigned programs.

  • Practice proper safety procedures, provide leadership to others in key result areas, and participate in continuous improvement activities, serving as a team member as required

Required Skills and Experience

HND, NVQ, BSc or similar evidence of further education and 1+ years of related experience with formulation of consumer and/or industrial products or 5+ years of related industry experience without a significant qualification.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Come Join Us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, well-being 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.

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