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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Electrical Staff Engineer in Vandalia, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Relocation Available | Quality Focused Factory Environment | Global Industry Leader | Exemplary 401(k)

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 contributing member of the Engineering team, the Electrical Staff Engineer will work on key business objectives which lead to new or improved Global Auto Care systems, instructions, materials and/or manufacturing processes to give the facility marketable cost/performance advantages. With demonstrated mastery in designing and developing electrical systems and equipment, this position will contribute significantly to the technical base of assigned controls projects and provides technical consultation and direction for other Control Engineers.


  • Provide technical services, which may be varied and major in scope and complex in nature

  • Design, plan and coordinate major engineering projects and consult on varied projects and problems

  • Work closely with Value Stream Managers to ensure Operational Performance is met or exceeds Business plan

  • Plays a key role in the development and mentoring of the engineering and maintenance group

  • Constantly interact with team leaders and value stream managers to ensure daily performance is met

  • Develop training materials and provide the necessary training for the production assistants to operate and changeover the equipment

  • Make determinations for equipment, staff, and training needs

  • Develop strategy for communizing equipment and OEM to reduce Plant complexity and spare parts

  • Capable of managing new projects/initiatives from beginning to a successful FAT/SAT

  • Resolves technical problems through interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating systems which have a significant impact on products, processes, and constructions from a cost/performance, environmental, and/or safety perspective

  • Provide expert engineering advice on existing equipment designs or existing procedures

  • Generates and evaluates new engineering or technical information which contributes to the technical base of assigned projects

  • Provides regular written documentation and oral presentations of progress on engineering assignments

  • Prepares reports and recommendations to supervisors and maintains pertinent records, drawings, and files

  • Prepares Technology Transfer documentation and accountable for developing and conducting Equipment Validation Plans

  • Includes process improvement, equipment development/design, equipment procurement, equipment prove-in, process optimization, cost reduction efforts, financial analyses, as well as utilizing teamwork and other engineering system tools

  • Participate in LEAN activities for the Value Stream or Equipment Engineering in support of the waste reduction and continuous improvement effort

  • Provides technical direction setting expertise to engineering managers in the assigned program area and as requested in other areas

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in technology and engineering specialty areas through professional contacts, technical papers, journals, seminars, etc., and recommends adoption of new innovations when applications are feasible

  • Participates in safety programs via regular assignments while complying with OSHA and EBC standards, provides input into performance evaluations of related subordinates, collaborates with supervisor, co-workers, and teams to meet departmental and company objectives

  • Collaborates with vendors to ensure accurate implementation of the design and manages compliance testing of electro-mechanical products

  • Develops strategies to enhance existing systems and performs regular maintenance checks

  • Good understanding of modern-day machine controls, including motor control circuits, PLCs, HMI and safety circuits

  • Capable of supporting advance fault finding above level of maintenance personnel

  • Able to read and interpret electrical control drawings including PLC programs and ladder logic

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

  • 8-10 years engineering experience with a demonstrated progression into more senior level positions in a manufacturing facility

  • Fault finding/troubleshooting skills, with basic programming skills on Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Siemens and Ladder PLCs

  • Robotics experience

  • Understands both the electrical and mechanical aspects of systems and equipment

  • Project management, mentoring and leadership skills

  • Ability to coordinate large scale, complex projects (1M–3M) with minimal guidance

  • Lean manufacturing experience and mindset

Come join us!

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, 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.