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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Vandalia, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Collaborative Environment | Growth Opportunity | Analytical Quality Control | 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

The Reliability & Maintenance Engineer is responsible for advanced line support to maintain production performance, site capital project management, support engineering in major initiatives and new product development, and lead Reliability & Maintenance strategy and education for the division. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will work closely with shop operators, maintenance technicians, Division support services, and Plant and Corporate Leadership. This is a hands on position and is a 80/20 split between Shop Floor and Office responsibilities.


  • Provides Safety Leadership to site

  • Lead reliability, technical, and engineering support for maintenance and production employees to identify and implement sustainable solutions to meet safety, quality, and production objectives

  • Develop and implement site predictive/preventative engineering policies

  • Develop reliability program, plan execution, KPI’s, tracking and reporting for all equipment and systems, ensuring all planned routines are correctly specified and critical spares are assessed to allow effective execution of program tasks

  • Lead root cause analysis and implementation of long-term solutions to prevent recurrences, manage KPI’s and supporting run hours, MTBF, and cost to repairs

  • Supply reliability status monthly filings, analyze trends and develop projects to address the issues of concern, supporting continuous, sustainable improvement

  • Lead development and execution of projects as PM, Project Engineer, Subject Matter Expert

  • Focus on equipment/systems upgrades in safety, quality, cost reductions, productivity

  • Full Scope Management / Reporting- Development, Justification, Approval, Design, Procurement, Construction, Commission, Start-up, Training, Closure

  • Provide discipline support to cross functional teams

  • Major division and corporate projects

  • New Product Initiatives/Introductions

  • Complete administrative responsibilities including meetings, reports, goals, training, budgets, financials, and expenses to targets and expectations

  • Ability to design processes and find solutions to process problems

  • Utilize lean manufacturing principals and processes to maximize efficiency

  • Coordinate plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities

  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills under stress

  • Retain current working knowledges of codes and practices

  • Assessment and advanced troubleshooting of all manufacturing equipment and lines

  • Design and implementation of in-house process improvements in equipment and procedures

  • Prepare justification, bids, and contracts, and direct the negotiation of capital contracts

  • Support the specific development, design review and validation of purchased equipment

  • Prepare justification, bids, and contracts, and direct the negotiation of capital contracts

  • Plan and direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment

  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes

  • Develop and lead reliability program education, assessment, mentoring, and strategy for the site

What we are looking for

  • Bachelors in Engineering

  • 5 years experience in manufacturing environment

  • SAP experience

  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Project

  • CMMS implementation and execution

  • Project Management experience; reliability, project design, development, and execution

  • Technical personnel mentoring and development

  • Basic read/create mechanical, hydraulic, electrical schematics

  • Basic understanding of mechanical design and fabrication

  • Reliability Practice and tool experience (PdM. PPM, RCM)

  • Safe work practices (NEC, OSHA, Arc Flash, Short Circuit, LOTO, Guarding, Hot Work, Safe Work)

  • Planning, execution, monitoring, reporting of PM, CM, and turnaround activities

What we prefer

  • PMP Certification

  • Six Sigma Green or Black belt

  • Lean Manufacturing techniques

  • Reliability programs and tools

  • CMMS Module Experience – Design, application, Reporting

  • SMED experience

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.