Energizer’s Auto Care R&D team is seeking candidates to support the development of innovative new products in the automotive aftermarket appearance, performance and fragrance categories. Candidate will work closely with scientists to plan and execute experiments and program steps to deliver a pipeline of innovations to support Energizer’s global auto care portfolio.
Participates in the planning and execution of assigned program steps; plans and executes routine 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, charts and graphs; summarizes data and analyzes for exceptions; offers explanations for data exceptions; creates data reports that include conclusions in technical report format.
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 area. Designs and conducts experiments, under supervisor 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 Technology product groups, equipment, service groups, and plants to acquire the information and services necessary to execute assigned program steps, experiments and tasks. Suggests, organizes and 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.
Additional duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience
Three 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.
Will generally have 5-10 years of demonstrated related experience in a technical laboratory or similar environment.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Good written and oral communication skills
Preferred Skills and Experience
Preference given to candidates with consumer product formulation experience.
Working Relationships & Environment
Reports to Auto Care Staff Technology Engineer. Key relationships will include Auto Care R&D team, Analytical Department and external suppliers.
Candidate will be expected to participate occasional teleconference meetings with global colleagues in different time zones.
Candidate will be expected to work with chemicals that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
An Offer to Grow On
Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays.