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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Senior Chemist in Westlake, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

State of the Art Research | Newly Remodeled Innovation Lab | Growth Opportunity | 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

A Senior Chemist creates and directs testing methods in support of product development and quality, as well as provides broad support for material identification to meet business needs. This role will interact with colleagues throughout the R&D organization in supporting product development and cost savings efforts. The Senior Chemist will provide support as necessary to production and procurement efforts in materials qualification and troubleshooting.


Analytical Testing Support

  • Develop and validate new Testing Methods

  • Reverse engineer materials or formulations, including researching and identifying chemical composition of products or materials

  • Perform hands on laboratory testing as necessary

  • Generate and interpret business relevant conclusions from test data, including statistical data analysis to support conclusions derived from testing

  • Document and communicate results using both technical writing and oral presentations, sharing information with product development teams and quality assurance departments

  • Interface with cross-functional customers to ensure understanding of results and conclusions

  • Build and maintain project and experiment timelines to meet business needs

  • Serve as a primary resource for root cause analysis for R&D and production facilities

Laboratory Support

  • Provide expertise and support to select, operate, and maintain laboratory equipment

  • Coordinate with subcontracted/external labs as necessary for testing support services

  • Maintain cost effective test capabilities by leveraging internal and external resources

  • Provide technical oversight of analytical laboratory and ensure cost, efficiency, and quality of test results

  • Provide coaching and training to analysts on theory of instrumentation and associated best practices, ensuring analysts have a thorough understanding of customer needs and specific chemistry training tailored to given projects/requests

  • Support chemical laboratory safety for R&D function

What we are looking for

  • Master’s degree in chemistry or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years in depth relevant laboratory experience, with a focus on inorganic chemistry

  • Broad knowledge of chemistry, including wet chemistry techniques and analytical instrumentation

  • Knowledge of general laboratory safety practices, standards, and regulations

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

What we would prefer

  • Experience in the consumer products industry

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.

ID 2023-3689

Category Research & Development

Position Type Full-Time

Location : Location US-OH-Westlake

Country United States