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Energizer's R&D Auto Care team is seeking an experienced primary packaging engineer to develop and/or evaluate new containers and application technologies for new or existing auto care products. The position, based in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, is a part of Energizer's Research and Development Team. Energizer is a customer-focused, innovation-oriented, fast growing consumer packaged goods company. Energizer is passionate about making time in the car more enjoyable with market-leading brands of car air fresheners, cleaning, performance, and air conditioning products.
The position supports existing automotive brands including Armor All, Eagle One, STP, Lexol, and A/C Pro by providing technical engineering support of product storage and application. Product support includes liquids, aerosols, refrigerants and applicators such as triggers and pens. Specific accountabilities are listed below.
Lead container and applicator development for new products, working with internal cross functional team members, and provide technical direction for design agencies and suppliers to deliver innovative new packaging and products
Define and conduct container development testing to ensure readiness for production, distribution, customer and consumer fit for use
Design and execute package commissioning and qualifications for parts with suppliers and on packing lines in production plants
Contribute innovative ideas leading to the development and application of new container technologies and solving consumer application related challenges
Plan, Execute, Analyze and summarize plant trials working closely with Manufacturing, engineering, and production site technical resources
Maintain accurate, complete and detailed records including performance-based packaging specifications
Support package technical support organization as needed to resolve packaging supply chain or production technical issues
Mentor others and provide technical and project leadership, and will be expected to participate in establishing Intellectual Property related to assigned programs.
Practice proper safety procedures, provide leadership to others in key result areas, and participate in continuous improvement activities, serving as a team member as required.
May supervise and develop non-exempt colleagues and provide annual appraisals of their performance and developmental feedback
Hands on bench scale product testing
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor of Science in Packaging Technology, Material Science, or Mchanical/Chemical Engineering and 5+ years experience with developing and qualifying plastic containers and applicators or 15+ years of related industry experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsot Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred Skills and Experience
Experienced preferred in consumer product containers and application (liquids, aerosols, triggers) as well as container development process and testing from concept to implementation
Working Relationships & Environment
An Offer to Grow On
Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays. 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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