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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Technician in Westlake, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Career Starter | Growth Opportunity | Collaborative Team | 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

As a Pilot Plant Technician you will provide key support to Research & Development by assisting with pilot scale product trials, supporting process development and production scale up for new and improved product innovations. 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. You will also develop strong relationships with cross-functional partners and have experience with standard work procedures and chemical safety in a lab setting.


  • Thorough understanding of the job safety requirements and proper safety procedures. Recognize, report and document unsafe acts or conditions.

  • Execute pilot trials to understand the risk of new ideas and identify any deficiencies before substantial resources are committed.

  • Use machines and equipment to process chemicals and raw materials into finished products which lead to new and improved systems, constructions, and processes having marketable cost/performance advantages.

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

  • Always maintain housekeeping standards and 5S standards.

  • Perform LOTO (lock out tag out) on applicable equipment and maintain authorization with annual training.

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

  • Troubleshoot issues with trials and work cross functionally with internal team to resolve challenges.

What we are looking for

  • 1-2 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

  • 2-5 years of demonstrated related experience in a technical laboratory or similar environment

  • 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

  • Ability to be fitted for and use a particulate respirator

  • Available to work overtime as needed

  • Strong attention to detail

  • MS Word, Excel, Outlook

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.