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Energizer Technologist in Westlake, Ohio

This is Energizer

Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we’re creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we’ll play, and what it takes to win.

Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you’ll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

Provide key support of product design improvements by executing routine and non-routine experiments and tasks that have the most impact on product development or in defining the causes and solutions of technical problems within research and development.

Accountabilities

  • Plans and executes routine production responsibilities and non-routine experiments and tasks.

  • Collects, records, and transcribes routine and non-routine data; performs routine and non-routine calculations; creates routine and non-routine tables and charts; summarizes data and analyzes for exceptions; offers explanations for data exceptions; creates data reports.

  • Uses appropriate materials and equipment and understands the underlying principles of use or operation; applies understanding to the planning and execution of assigned program steps, experiments and tasks.

  • Understands the basic principles, materials, and parts of energy systems and/or devices in assigned areas. Conducts experiments, under team leader guidance, leading to new and improved systems, constructions, or processes having marketable cost/performance advantages.

  • Trains and instructs others to perform routine and non-routine tasks and experiments. Creates training documentation.

  • Coordinates the work of co-workers and interfaces with other R&D product groups, equipment, service groups, and plants to acquire the information and services necessary to execute assigned program steps, experiments and tasks.

  • Executes experiments leading to new or improved methods and provides full documentation of results.

  • Practices proper safety procedures. Recognizes, reports and documents unsafe acts or conditions.

  • Provides leadership for others in Key Result areas.

  • Participates in and implements department continuous improvement activities. Serves as an ad hoc team member as required.

  • Regularly communicates and engages with peers and stakeholders as needed

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Testing and characterizing materials using laboratory instruments.

  • Mixing materials using industrial mixers.

  • Building components using coasters, calendars, and related equipment.

  • Assembling final products using various pieces of production equipment.

  • Troubleshooting issues with machines and working with team members to resolve issues.

  • Measuring, collecting & analyzing data, and providing real-time results and feedback to engineers.

  • Ensuring the smooth operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by taking an ownership mentality.

  • Locating sources of problems by observation, locating and elevating causes of concern

Required Skills and Experience

  • Three years of pertinent college coursework or equivalent experience/education and a good fundamental understanding of higher-level mathematics, mechanics, general science, and general computer applications.

  • Will generally have 5-10 years of demonstrated related experience in a technical laboratory or similar environment.

  • Ability to interpret equipment manuals 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.

  • Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook.

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Interfaces with supervisor for limited direction and guidance.

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

  • Interfaces with other departments or groups to acquire necessary information.

Work Environment

  • Will work in an office and laboratory setting

  • Up to 10% travel is required.

  • A work schedule that may occasionally vary from typical business hours.

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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