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Job Title:  Manufacturing Technician

Requisition ID:  5745

Abingdon, ENG, GB, OX14 3ED

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. EnerSys complement our extensive line of Motive Power, Energy Systems and Specialty Power, including Space, Defence and Aviation, with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.


This position will be focusing primarily on our EnerSys Advanced Systems (EAS) Space line of business, which will include working on international space missions for satellites, launchers, and interplanetary vehicles. The company works with both national and international space agencies like NASA and European Space Agency as well as working across the commercial market supporting missions that include Earth observation, internet of things satellite constellations and global positioning systems. A position and job that can impact people across the globe.


A mechanically adept manufacturing and assembly technician who will complete all mechanical elements of space battery builds to specific instruction and process

Duties and Responsibilities

Complying with company policies, company/department performance process and cleanroom processes

Completing all training provided by the company including cross training within other departments

Setting up equipment in preparation for assembly tasks execution

Completing all manufacturing documentation during the manufacturing process

Managing all manufacturing mechanical tasks including, spotwelding, pull testing, mechanical assembly, application of Kapton tape etc

Delivering on time and on quality of allocated activities and tasks

Completing limited battery testing activities after training

Reading, understanding and following the build documentation including technical drawings (training is provided)

Responsible for raising any material or purchase requests to the Manufacturing Team Leader

Training process support in manufacturing mechanical tasks (when competent)

Supporting updates to the departments QMS and process documentation

Understanding and applying relevant standards and process guidelines specified in the manufacturing documentation (BMS processes, ECSS specifications)

Supporting build process risk reviews and assessments

Knowledge and Experience

Expected to have a strong experienced background in assembly operations

Ideally but not essential to have two to five years of relevant assembly experience. Ideally in Aerospace manufacturing or engineering environment

A commitment to hardware safety as top priority

Ideally but not essential to have experience and understanding of basic electrical test equipment functionality

A strong attention to detail, logical and proactive approach

Strong adherence to following instructions and tasks

An ability to work to deadlines

A business minded and process driven attitude

Proficient skills with MS Office / Office 365 suite of programs


The successful candidate should be able to understand a manufacturing process and activity

It would be beneficial if they are educated in an engineering subject

It would be beneficial if they can demonstrate a hands-on approach to mechanical assembly

Skills and Competencies

Good people skills and be a proven team worker

An ability to work independently and follow through instructions

Target, output and objective driven

Flexible and adaptable to meet demanding business needs

Proactive and positive outlook


EnerSys is always looking to hire top talent.  EEOEM/F/D/V

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