Energizer Holdings, Inc. Senior Product Development Engineer (Hybrid) in Westlake, Ohio
What you'll love about this job
Hybrid Opportunity | Growth Potential | Global Industry Leader | Project Leadership | Bonus Program | 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.
Energizer is looking for a Senior Engineer in our Specialty Battery group. The candidate will be responsible for identifying new technologies or methods of battery design, conducting pilot and plant trial production runs, and analyzing and summarizing data from the perspective of performance, cost, and reliability. The candidate will make recommendations on new cell designs that result in improved product performance and lower cost. The candidate will serve as a strong project leader, with responsibility for organizing and driving successful project completion across a multi-functional group of stakeholders.
Develop knowledge leading to new or improved materials, batteries, or processes
Plan and run pilot line trials, plant trials, and limited production runs, following technology roadmaps to meet objectives in a timely manner
Establish Intellectual Property related to assigned programs through experimental work and collaborative discussions
Monitor competitor’s product improvements and Intellectual Property in assigned technical area
Participate in problem solving teams to identify root cause, implement corrective actions, and verify efficacy of solutions
Design project plans and manage implementation across a wide group of stakeholders
Provides regular written documentation and oral presentations which both assess and record the progress of the work
Participate in the safety program
Define equipment and material requirements to comply with OSHA standards and company policies
What we are looking for
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, or related disciplines
5+ years’ experience in a technical laboratory or manufacturing environment
Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Self-motivated and flexible, able to work with minimal supervision and strong multi-tasking abilities
Results oriented, proactive, able to work both independently and on teams
Strong analytical skills, ability to draw conclusions and determine strategies based on data
Demonstrated ability to analyze root cause and solve problems
What we prefer
Masters in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Materials Engineering; other science or engineering disciplines will be considered along with appropriate skills and experience
Experience with zinc-air, lithium or other batteries and/or electrochemistry
Strong understanding of statistics and how they can be applied to experimental design (DOE), data analysis, and process control (SPC)
Experience with Minitab and/or InfinityQS (or equivalent)
Process development knowledge or experience; ability to scale designs and processes from benchtop to production
Demonstrated experience leading projects
Experience leading teams or providing formal or informal mentoring to other engineers
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.