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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Senior Electrical Engineer in Westlake, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Relocation Available | Growth Opportunity | State of the Art R&D | Innovative Mindset | Variable Duties | Exemplary 401k

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 Electrical Engineer at the Energizer’s R&D facility leads and supports project and maintenance efforts the Westlake Ohio facility. This person will be responsible for the facility power distribution systems, backup power systems, pilot line machine automation/control systems, battery testing systems, building automation and facility monitoring systems. They will also provide a supporting role in the development of new product innovations and the improvement of current product offerings.


  • Support the Energizer culture of winning together while serving each other with a willingness to act boldly while doing the right thing

  • Function as part of the Facilities Team to ensure that the facility is a state-of-the-art R&D environment

  • Be a resource to the R&D organization as well as the greater Energizer organization in the areas of electrical power, electronics, battery testing systems, machine control and industrial networking

  • Ensure maximum uptime of the facility power systems and backup systems

  • Subject matter expert for laboratory and industrial electrical distribution systems

  • Oversee electrical distribution system preventive maintenance program as well as system renovation and system expansions

  • Subject matter expert for manufacturing control and safety systems

  • Provide strategic vision for equipment automation and controls systems for pilot plant operations.

  • Provide project leadership of electrical engineering and other projects from conception thru finish

  • Ensure facility compliance with electrical standards and regulations

  • Coordinate and review contractor, vendor, and consultant activity

  • Work independently and with teams on assignments of medium to high complexity projects and engineering tasks, applying engineering knowledge to complete assignments

  • Develop electrical diagrams, drawings, schematics, and specifications

  • Direct personnel performing electrical work

  • Manage and execute the electrical safety program

  • Direct, coordinate, develop, train, coach other colleagues and skilled trades

  • Support and encourage colleagues and teams to work safely, efficiently, and effectively

  • Train and mentor other colleagues in general electrical principles as well as electrical safety

  • Perform other job-related duties as required or assigned

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related engineering fields

  • Minimum 5 years of electrical engineering experience in a laboratory, light industrial, or similar environment

  • In depth knowledge of 480 power distribution system application and maintenance including:

  • One line circuit design and power coordination

  • Transformer, feeder circuit, and motor protection circuit sizing

  • Arc Flash analysis

  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70(NEC), NFPA 70B

  • Ability to read and develop one-line diagrams

  • Experience with PLC’s, HMI’s, and Data Acquisition Systems from both a maintenance and design/program perspective

  • General knowledge of and experience with a variety of industrial controls and safety systems including:

  • Machine safety systems such as light curtains, safety scanners, guard switches and associated safety circuitry and controllers

  • Pneumatic valves and actuators

  • Motion control systems (Servo, Stepper, Brushless DC, Variable Speed AC)

  • Photoelectric, inductive, capacitive sensor systems and buses

  • Proficiency in understanding and developing two-line diagrams, point to point, and panel layouts (JIC, ANSI, IEC)

  • Working knowledge of the NFPA 79 standard

  • Thorough knowledge in personnel electrical safety, the NFPA 70E standard, and CFR1910 subpart S sections 332 thru 335 (OSHA electrical regulations)

  • Travel <5%

  • Personal Protective Equipment: Electrical Safety PPE, Safety Glasses, and hearing protection

What we would prefer

  • 8+ years of electrical engineering experience in a laboratory, light industrial, or similar environment

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot, and program current Rockwell Logix family and Panel View Plus systems, Omron, GE and other PLC’s

  • Programming and maintenance experience with small cartesian, SCARA, and X-Y gantry robots

  • Ability to program Denso SCARA robots

  • Expertise with industrial vision systems for small part identification

  • Expertise in building automation systems and a general understanding of building controls and HVAC principles

  • Ability to work with Easy Power or other arc flash software

  • Working knowledge of Auto Cad Electrical 2020 or newer

  • Good working knowledge of general chemistry

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 2023-3782

Category Research & Development

Position Type Full-Time

Location : Location US-OH-Westlake

Country United States