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Job Title:  Battery Testing Technician

Requisition ID:  8605

Reading, PA, US, 19605

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

Reporting to the Battery Performance Test Manager, the Lithium-ion Battery Technician will be responsible for supporting Li-Ion NPI(New Product Introduction) activities. The Lithium-ion Battery Technician will setup instrumentation and test equipment, operate, teardown, and report results of Li-ion battery tests

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

- Work as part of a Global V&V team supporting Li-Ion product related NPI Activities.

- Conduct battery electrical performance testing.

- Support testing at 3rd party laboratories.

- Work with external parties on fixture design and test instrumentation & optimization

- Generate test results and supporting data in reports.

- Maintain lab test equipment.

- Provide product design enhancement suggestions.

- Operate electronic test equipment and HV battery equipment.


- Good mechanical knowledge of hand tools and power equipment.

- Working knowledge of AC and DC electrical principles.

- Problem solving and diagnostic skills.

- Technical 2-year degree in an engineering discipline or military experience in related field

- Requires the use of MS office suite of products, especially Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Software development experience with test communication protocols, including python programming language

- Battery test experience

- Experience collaborating with department team members.

- Experience maintaining safe work practices and environment.

- Ability to follow priorities on multiple tasks.

- Previous experience working with Li-Ion Battery technology

- Familiar with quality standards (ISO 9001 & 17025, equipment metrology).

Skills Requirement:

- Proficient in Microsoft Office program suite.

- Detailed report writing skills.

- Previous experience of delivering measurable results in a busy environment.

- Experience of working with cross-functional teams to achieve objectives.

- Good written and verbal communication skills.

- Knowledge of health and safety standards.

- Demonstrate a high degree of safety practices in the workplace.

- Familiar with 5S and Six Sigma lean enterprise initiatives.

- Willingness to travel 5% of the time


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.
  • 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/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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