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Job Title:  Product Configuration Engineer

Requisition ID:  3561

Bielsko-Biała, PL, 43-300

Home-based Position:  Yes
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, reserve power, aerospace/defense, and specialty batteries 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 Motive Power applications, which include industrial lift trucks and pallet jacks, rail equipment, mining equipment, and airline ground support equipment. Some of the motive power brands include Hawker, Ironclad, General Battery, and Fiamm. Wherever there is a need for motive power, EnerSys offers the perfect energy solution.


Job Purpose

Support assembly operations by troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing mechanical and electrical defects identified by the production line, functional test, or QC inspection.  Document defects and failure information for evaluation and corrective action.  Assist production personnel with the set-up and training of functional test equipment and proper assembly techniques.   Support the development and continuous improvement of manufacturing methods, including production flow, tooling, assembly methods, work instructions, and production equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support assembly operations by troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing mechanical and electrical defects identified by the production line, functional test, or QC inspection.
  • Assist Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering in developing production test equipment design requirements, specifications, and work instructions.
  • Investigate root causes of non-conformance issues; develop and implement corrective actions, and document defects and failure information for evaluation and corrective action. 
  • Assist in the development of line layout, prototype equipment, verification, and validation protocols to ensure manufacturing readiness. Perform and assist production line personnel with diagnosis and rework of RMA products.  
  • Participate and contribute in continuous improvement activities such as JDI, Kaizen, A3 and PCI.   
  • Provide training for production personnel in electrical safety, functional test philosophy and proactive defect prevention.    
  • Prepare and review Engineering Change Orders (ECOs).
  • Ensure test methods and fixtures are optimized for the current manufacturing environments. Execute verification and validation protocols. 
  • Assist in testing, data collection and analysis, and report findings to operation teams. 
  • Perform preventive maintenance on production equipment and tools. 
  • Recommend capital equipment requirements for production, audit, and testing processes, and participate in installations and implementation.
  • Any other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of direct technician experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with operating internal and external software systems at an advanced level not limited to: Word, Excel, SolidWorks, Visio, graphs, and charts, preparing presentations and using statistical software to analyze and interpret process data.
  • Strong multi-tasking, attention to detail, written, verbal, and presentation skills required. Ability to accurately and thoroughly document processes, procedures, and training documents.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent field preferred.
  • Familiarity with product equipment and tools, with technical skills and mechanical aptitude and experience with measurement equipment such as multi-meters, calipers and digital cameras preferred.
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly, and production equipment preferred.
  • Working knowledge of alarm systems, and AC and DC electrical currents, and ability to perform tasks associated with all production cells and areas preferred.
  • Basic understanding of Lean manufacturing, ISO quality procedures, mechanical and electrical assembly, and mechanical and electrical testing preferred.
  • Working knowledge of BOMs and ERP/MRP systems (SAP) preferred.

General Job Requirements

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilos on a daily continuous basis. Anything heavier will be done with the assistance of a mechanical device or with the assistance of another employee.
  • Must be able to differentiate colors.
  • Risk of electrical shock.
  • This position is exposed to harmful materials such as lead/fiberglass products. Periodic blood tests are required to measure the level of lead. Precautions are taken by the company/employee to reduce the risk of exposure and help ensure everyones safety.
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime.
  • Employees are responsible for wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment in the proper manner at all times.


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/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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