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Energizer Technician, Laboratory in Westlake, Ohio

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Position Summary

An Analytical Technician executes routine and non-routine analytical testing, experiments, and tasks to support R&D product design, improvements, and material quality. The role works within a self-directed team of Technicians and Technologists to independently resolve requests for testing which are generated by Product Design Engineers and Scientists.

Accountabilities

Executing Tests

  • Performs routine and non-routine analytical testing using both basic and advanced laboratory techniques.

  • Practices proper safety procedures and reports unsafe acts or conditions when executing tests.

Planning Experiments

  • Plans and executes routine and non-routine testing, experiments, and tasks.

  • Identifies and implements continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Develops methods for new experiments or tests and documents methods appropriately.

  • Builds and maintains experiment and testing work schedules to meet business needs.

  • Provide insight and feedback to engineers on testing strategy and potential test issues.

Data Capture and Reporting

  • Collects, records, and transcribes routine and non-routine data.

  • Performs routine and non-routine calculations; creates routine and non-routine tables, charts, and graphs.

  • Creates reports that summarize data in technical report format and analyzes for exceptions.

  • Escalates and communicates exceptions and issues to appropriate levels effectively.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Uses appropriate materials and equipment and understands the underlying principles of use or operation, including:

  • Basic equipment like balances, ovens, mixers, and hotplates.

  • Advanced equipment such as titrators, elemental analyzers, and chromatography systems

  • May also perform additional duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

  • One-two years of pertinent college course work in Chemistry (or equivalent experience/education) with full understanding and practical working knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistry.

  • A good fundamental understanding of higher-level mathematics, mechanics, general science, and general computer applications.

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

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • S or B.A in chemistry (or similar) with full understanding and practical working knowledge of chemistry and electrochemistry principles.

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Interfaces with supervisor for direction and guidance.

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

  • Interfaces with other departments or groups to acquire the necessary information for testing and/or data reporting.

Work Environment

  • The Westlake, Ohio facility is a Research and Development laboratory for Batteries, Lighting, and Automotive Appearance and Fragrance products.

  • Will work in a technical laboratory setting with limited travel (likely less than 5% of the time).

  • Able to perform repetitive manual tasks requiring hands, standing for extended periods of time, and lifting up to 35 lbs.

  • This position reports Monday-Friday, day shift. Occasionally, the schedule may vary from typical business hours

  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment.

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.

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