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Job Title:  Global Test Center Manager

Requisition ID:  3580
Location: 

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. 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.

 

Overview

Do you have what it takes to manage a state-of-the-art Global Test Center for lithium-Ion batty systems and associated electronics?  Do you want to be on the ground floor to support the build of that test center?  If you have the experience running testing labs and managing personnel you may be the perfect candidate Enersys is looking for.  Enersys is in the midst of building massive test capability within the newly acquired and remodeled Technology Center located in the beautiful rolling foothills of Reading Pennsylvania on the sprawling worldwide headquarters 120-acre campus. 

Job Purpose

This position reports directly to the Sr. Director of Verification and Validation with its purpose to manage the day-to-day activities with a team of junior and senior technicians and engineers in the testing and validation of batteries, electronics, electrical systems, and mechanical assemblies with respect to technical requirement, design quality, product, and costs, according to Enersys’ engineering processes and building blocks.  In addition, this position works with other Enersys testing sites throughout the world to ensure a true collaboration of Enersys’s unified testing focus under the global Verification and Validation umbrella.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

First and foremost, the BTC Manager will work directly with the Sr. Director of Verification and Validation (VeVa) to ensure the functional start up of a lithium Ion testing laboratory in the Enersys Technology Center and provide the day to day guidance of activities of the lithium test lab.

  • The incumbent will generate and maintain test schedules and equipment utilization through the use of PPM tools and report the status and issues directly to the Sr Director of VeVa, working also with the PMO to resolve scheduling conflicts with GTC resources.
  • The incumbent’s education and experience are expected to provide technical expertise/independence in electrical and electronic, and systems troubleshooting, analysis, resolution of issues; review of designs and documentation; prototype component sourcing based on product specification.
  • The incumbent provides technical depth in mechanical and electrical design testing as well as software test recommendations for engineering tests and analysis.
  • Support prototype build, test, and analyze in support of product development.
  • Responsible for the documentation and calibration of all test equipment in the lithium lab
  • Responsible for working with test equipment suppliers to size and procure needed test equipment
  • Provide all VeVa support for the generation of capital expenditures and AR’s for needed equipment and build of the test facilities in the Enersys Technology Center
  • Incumbent will have experience with testing requirements and protocols of NRTL in the area of UL, CE Mark, and CSA requirements

 

In addition to the testing required in the aforementioned responsibilities, the BTC Manager will be responsible for the design and development of a prototype shop for the assembly and prototyping of all Enersys products for preproduction testing both internally and with NRTL’s for certification.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in battery or electrical systems for both troubleshooting and test
  • Experience for supervising and/or managing teams in a battery and electronics environment
  • Requires a minimum bachelor’s degree in the field of engineering preferably electrical or mechanical. As alternate 10-15 years’ experience in electronics or mechanical systems such as armed services technician experience in a highly disciplined environment.  Other BS degrees in a technical field would be considered.
  • Support of building subassemblies and test racks along with testing of product with 3rd party NRTL’s for UL Certification and CE Mark

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.

 

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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