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Energizer Holdings, Inc. R&D Associate Product Manager in Westlake, Ohio

What you'll love about this job

Hybrid Role | Bonus Program | Cross Functional | Growth Opportunity | 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 an Associate Product Manager on the Energizer Battery R&D Team, you will lead a team of engineers, technologists, and technicians to develop and analyze data trends to generate claims for on-pack, trade-and consumer-facing advertising for global battery products by collaborating with cross-functional partners. The position is based at our Energizer R&D facility in Westlake, OH.


  • Lead a culture of innovation and continuous improvement by collaborating with cross-functional partners including marketing, legal, procurement, operations, quality assurance, and external third parties as needed to reach objectives

  • Provide project leadership, communicating updates to cross-functional teams and senior leadership

  • Lead engineers, scientists, and technicians to develop, implement, and support product claims

  • Support new product development and surety of supply projects in partnership with broader R&D teams

  • Lead and coordinate the claims process, managing data for new product development and commercialized products

  • Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges

  • Refine internal processes and ways of working to optimize effectiveness and efficiency

  • Manage performance, empower others, and develop talent

What we are looking for

  • 4+ years of experience in an R&D or equivalent setting

  • 1-2 years demonstrated leadership ability through direct/indirect supervision

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Chemistry, Electrochemistry, or relevant scientific discipline

  • Project management experience or cross-functional team coordination

  • Comprehend business objectives working independently and cross-functionally to solve problems efficiently

  • Strong analytical and statistical skills, ability to draw conclusions and determine strategies based on data

  • Excellent communication and organization skills, with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and effectively

  • Demonstrated knowledge of product development systems and tools

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint

What we prefer

  • Experience in battery systems or other related consumer goods products

  • Experience working directly with marketing and legal entities on a regular basis

  • Stage Gate protocol, Design for Six Sigma, Statistics and Design of Experiments

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.