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Energizer Lab Technician in Westlake, Ohio

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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 Technician you will provide key support to Auto Care Research & Development by assisting with pilot scale product trials, supporting process development and production scale up for new and improved auto care innovations from brands like Armor All, Eagle One, STP, A/C Pro, NuFinish, Tuff Stuff, Lexol, California Scents, & Refresh Your Car. The right candidate is a self-starter who works well with their hands, develops a deep understanding of the equipment and process, and can collaborate with a team of scientists and peers to deliver consistent products for this fast-paced business. The incumbent also develops strong relationships with cross-functional partners and has experience with standard work procedures and chemical safety in a lab setting.


  • Execute pilot trials aimed at improving process and scale up in manufacturing.

  • Understand the basic principles, materials, and devices in auto care products leading to new and improved systems, constructions, or processes having marketable cost/performance advantages.

  • Train and instruct others to perform routine and non-routine tasks and experiments.

  • Create training documentation and standard operating procedures.

  • Use equipment to blend chemicals and dispense into consumer packaging.

  • Participate in department continuous improvement activities and serve as an ad hoc team member as required.

  • Create sales samples for marketing and other cross functional teams.

  • Measure, collect & analyze data, and provide real time results and feedback.

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

  • Troubleshoot issues with equipment and working cross functionally with facilities team to resolve issues.

  • Practice proper safety procedures. Recognize, report and document unsafe acts or conditions.

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.

  • Capable of communicating both verbally and in writing.

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

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

  • 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.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Associate degree or higher in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Process engineering or equivalent experience in these fields.

  • Understand (M)SDS details related to chemical hazard communication standards (GHS).

Working Relationships & Environment

Working Relationships

  • Interfaces with supervisor for limited direction and guidance.

  • Team focus by building relationships and driving for continuous 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

  • Up to 10% travel is required.

  • 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, well-being 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.