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Energizer Lab Technician in Westlake, Ohio

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Position Summary

Provide key support to research and development by participating in the planning and execution of pilot line experiments and trials for hearing aid batteries. Ability to understand the underlying principles and use of materials, operation of production equipment which includes set-up, processing, and clean-up.


  • Plans and executes routine production responsibilities and non-routine experiments and tasks.

  • Collects, records, and transcribes routine and non-routine data; performs routine and non-routine calculations; creates routine and non-routine tables and charts; summarizes data and analyzes for exceptions; offers explanations for data exceptions; creates data reports.

  • Uses appropriate materials and equipment and understands the underlying principles of use or operation; applies understanding to the planning and execution of assigned program steps, experiments and tasks.

  • Understands the basic principles, materials, and parts of energy systems and/or devices in assigned area. Conducts experiments, under team leader guidance, leading to new and improved systems, constructions, or processes having marketable cost/performance advantages.

  • Trains and instructs others to perform routine and non-routine tasks and experiments. Creates training documentation.

  • Coordinates the work of co-workers and interfaces with other R&D product groups, equipment, service groups, and plants to acquire the information and services necessary to execute assigned program steps, experiments and tasks.

  • Executes experiments leading to new or improved methods and provides full documentation of results.

  • Practices proper safety procedures. Recognizes, reports and documents unsafe acts or conditions.

  • Participates in and implements department continuous improvement activities. Serves as an ad hoc team member as required.

  • Regularly communicates and engages with peers and stakeholders as needed

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with automated robotic pilot equipment.

  • Mixing materials using industrial mixers.

  • Dispensing materials using hydraulic/pneumatic pumps.

  • Assembling final products using various pieces of production machines/equipment.

  • Troubleshooting issues with machines/equipment and working with team members to resolve issues.

  • Managing and performing tool and die change overs.

  • Measuring, collecting & analyzing data, and providing real time results and feedback to engineers.

  • Ensuring smooth operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by taking an ownership mentality.

  • Locating sources of problems by observation, locating and elevating causes of concern.

  • Completing required paperwork, documenting parts and raw material usage.

Required Skills and Experience

  • One – two years of pertinent college course work or equivalent experience/education and a good fundamental understanding of higher-level mathematics, mechanics, general science, and general computer applications.

  • Ability to interpret shop manuals, schematics, and work instructions.

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis.

  • Ability to be fitted for and use a particulate respirator.

  • Available to work overtime as needed.

  • Strong attention to Detail.

  • Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook.

  • Will generally have 2-5 years of demonstrated related experience in a technical laboratory or similar environment.

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Interfaces with supervisor for limited direction and guidance.

  • Team focus by building relationships and driving for continuous team improvement.

  • Works with and provides guidance to co-workers as necessary.

  • Interfaces with other departments or groups to acquire and present necessary information.

Work Environment

  • Will work in in an office and laboratory setting

  • Initial Travel Requirements: Domestically up to 15%

  • Continuing Travel Requirements: Domestically up to 5%

  • Work schedule that may occasionally vary from typical business hours.

Come Join Us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

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