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Job Title:  Manufacturing Technician

Requisition ID:  9950

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. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems 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. 

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Job Purpose

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the Health & Safety of everyone within area of responsibility at all times, including adherence to risk and COSHH assessments, safety protocol adherence and ensuring relevant PPE is used.
  • Accountable for ensuring the safety products and hardware, including ensuring relevant safety measure adherence
  • Accountable for complying with company policies
  • Responsible for complying with company and department performance process
  • Responsible for complying with cleanroom processes
  • Accountable for the completion of all training provided by the company including cross training within other departments
  • Accountable for set up and use of equipment in preparation for assembly tasks execution
  • Accountable for the completion of all manufacturing documentation during the manufacturing process
  • Accountable for all manufacturing mechanical tasks including, but not limited to, spotwelding, pull testing, mechanical assembly, application of Kapton tape, glues, arathane, and other materials
  • Accountable for its on time and on quality delivery of allocated activities and tasks
  • Responsible for the completion of limited battery testing activities after training
  • Accountable for 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
  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanroom areas in a clean and operational condition
  • Responsible for 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 (e.g. BMS processes, ECSS specifications)
  • Support project documentation review process
  • Responsible for supporting manufacturing mechanical processes training documentation, delivery of training and assessment of training outcomes
  • Support build process risk reviews and assessments
  • Support non-conformance reviews and actively applying lessons learned as required
  • Responsible for active communication of task process and activities


  • 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

Knowledge / 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

Skills / 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 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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