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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Senior Product Development Engineer (Hybrid) in Vandalia, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Hybrid Opportunity | Relocation Available | Growth Potential | Product Innovation | 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 Senior Product Development Engineer in Energizer’s Global Auto Care R&D Team, you will support existing automotive brands by developing new and enhanced products, improving existing products, and supporting manufacturing. A successful candidate will have a proven track record in leading technical projects and a background relevant to auto refrigerant systems and/or pressurized gas delivery systems.


  • Lead new product development of electronic, mechanical and refrigerant product systems (ie gauges, valves), working with internal cross functional team members as well as external design agencies and suppliers in order to deliver innovation to our brand

  • Act as resident expert on refrigerant gases and work with procurement on long term sourcing strategies

  • Develop product innovation roadmap for auto refrigerant recharge systems and products

  • Lead product improvement projects to realize cost, quality, performance, or supply benefits for existing products

  • Develop working prototypes for concept development

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

  • Define and conduct development testing to ensure readiness for production, distribution, customer and consumer fit for use

  • Ensure product meets relevant national, international and industry standards

  • Conduct engineering analysis using appropriate methods, such as calculation, testing or FEA

  • Maintain accurate, complete and detailed records including product data sheets

  • Support technical organization as needed to resolve consumer or production technical issues

What we are looking for

  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering or closely related Engineering degree

  • Minimum 1 year experience refrigerant systems and/or gas dispensing valves/systems

  • 5+ years of technical laboratory, product development or manufacturing environment experience

  • Project leadership experience

What we would prefer (not required)

  • EPA Certification

  • Occasional teleconference meetings with global colleagues in different time zones

  • Travel up to 25%

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.