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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Packaging Engineer (Remote) in Vandalia, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Remote Opportunity | Bonus Program | 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 Packaging Engineer with Energizer- Global Auto Care business, you will work with a team of scientists, engineers, and technicians to deliver packaging and/or display solutions for a robust pipeline of innovative automotive aftermarket products. This role supports cross functional teams by using their technical abilities, strong knowledge of packaging materials, and understanding manufacturing processes. Projects beginning at conception through global launch, will include the following aspects of packaging; unit and case packaging, unit loading, including POP displays, their development, and data entry.


  • Provide technical leadership in supporting Package Development projects focused on new product innovations, line extensions, cost savings, etc.

  • Manage assigned Package Development projects, working with Marketing and project teams, to meet category objectives and project ship dates

  • Work with vendors, plants, and co-packers to assure package components are of a high quality, sustainable, and efficiently produced on packaging lines

  • Hold discussions during packaging team meetings; communicate technical issues and details to the project team and management.

  • Provide packaging options

  • Develop, engineer and test packaging components and modify as necessary to meet: customer requirements, functional parameters, cost targets, manufacturing, and shipping requirements

  • Provide technical input to package design process and assure package designed for manufacturing acceptability

  • Execute new package designs and perform package component testing and qualification, working with suppliers, from engineering prints to making models/prototypes, through to unit and production tooling

  • Work effectively with Package Development (Specialist and Technicians) and Operations to assure creation of timely functional specifications

  • Effectively organize and document data to ensure accurate dimensional, weight, and BOM data is entered for effective SKU management

  • Must be able to work in data management software (like Smartsheets, Teamcenter etc) for organizing product data

  • Project Management

  • Prioritize and organize workload on multiple projects of low-to-medium complexity

  • Develop and implement schedules and ensure the engineering procedures are followed

  • Manage projects, monitoring the status of all elements affecting the outcome of the project, ensuring project deliverables are met.

  • Communicate technical and non-technical information via verbal presentation and in writing with management, team members and support personnel

  • Performs other duties as assigned

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor's in Packaging, Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering

  • 2-5 years of package development experience, ideally with consumer products companies

  • Data and document organization

  • Knowledge of dimensional, weight, and BOM (Bill of Material) data for effective SKU management

  • Utilize Microsoft Office applications and data entry into ERP systems (such as SAP)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Effectively interface with cross-functional groups at all levels of the organization

  • Detail oriented in a fast-paced environment

What we prefer

  • Masters in Packaging, Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering

  • Experience in case and carton component design/development or related packaging industry requirements within consumer products

  • Knowledge of packaging standards, test procedures and best practices

  • ArtiosCAD, TOPS or CAPE Palletization Software, and SolidWorks

  • General understanding of Bill of Material & Units of measure setup

  • Knowledge of stage gate project management methodology

  • Experience dealing with packaging material suppliers

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.