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Job Title:  Principal Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID:  3708

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.


Job Purpose

Responsible for the development of HV/LV battery pack systems. Candidate will follow deisgn of product from inception throughout development phase and release production intent component for manufacturing. Candidate will lead prototype development and support required quoting activites as it pertains to product development with customers as well as supply chain.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead design and development of battery pack systems and other related mechanical designs through analysis, design, and testing.
  • Create design concepts for industrialization of battery pack systems HV and LV.
  • Provide technical leadership for design and manufacturing related matters.
  • Has total ownership of Mechanical design and associated program deliverables, including cost.
  • Support Design team drawing releases to meet internal and external commitments.
  • Review product validation/verification plans to ensure requirements are met.
  • Keep program team members and management appraised of project progress and roadblocks.
  • Create product DFMEAs, support APQP process, DFM techniques, and PPAP principles.
  • Develop a cost reduction roadmap by working with suppliers as well as Enersys personnel in the development of low cost design options and suplier pricing actions.
  • Coordinate builds for Design Validation and customer requirements including ordering components and inventory control.


Specific Skills/Abilities
The position requires CAD familiarity. Fundamental understanding of Creo and or Solid Works preferred. Strong skills set with Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel preferred.


  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and or equivilent.
  • 5 years experience within Engineering market preferred.
  • Experience designing plastic parts, understands manufacturing techniques for high and low volume projects, and experience selecting proper materials for the application.
  • Experience in fabricating prototypes and various fabrication methods.
  • Experience with APQP Process, creating DFMEA’s , and PPAP.
  • Experience in GD&T and ASME Y14.1 drawing principles.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and excel in a self-directed work environment as well as within a cross functional team.
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, including communicaiont both written and oral.


Training Required
Candidate will attend HV safty training offered by Enersys as an on the job training function.

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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Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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