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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Lab Assistant in Westlake, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Growth Opportunity | Self-Starter | Global Industry Leader | Revolving Schedule | 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 Lab Assistant in Energizer’s R&D Team, you will perform battery testing to maintain our superior product quality and support new product innovation. This position is based in our Westlake, OH Global R&D Center and will work a flexible, revolving schedule to support quality and innovation project testing demands. We seek motivated individuals looking to grow as part of our dynamic workplace.


  • Prepare, label, and organize battery samples for testing

  • Independently use equipment and testing instrumentation such as battery test cabinets, ovens, mechanical testing equipment

  • Load/remove batteries to start/terminate tests consistent with testing plan and schedule

  • Complete assigned laboratory safety and operation duties such as battery disposal and inventory management

  • Follow all safety standards at all times

  • Be a self-starter-demonstrate initiative to identify and apply solutions to remove roadblocks

  • Maintain equipment cleanliness and good housekeeping of work areas

  • Able to perform repetitive manual tasks with both hands, stand for extended periods of time, and lift 35 lbs.

  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that require Personal Protective Equipment such as safety glasses and gloves; face shield and respirator may be required

  • Able to cope in a demanding fast paced laboratory environment

  • Perform additional duties as assigned

What we are looking for

  • High School diploma or equivalent with a good fundamental understanding of mathematics and general science

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and ability to learn required application software

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a team-oriented environment with limited supervision

  • Possess key organizational skills and a high attention to detail

  • Schedule: 40 hours/week M-F, with a potential to work 10-12 hour shifts, split shifts, or weekends dependent on testing volumes

  • Schedule adjustments will be communicated by Supervisor 2 weeks in advance

What we prefer

  • 2-5 years of prior work experience in a technical setting with a track record of increasing accountability

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.