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Job Title:  Senior Li-Ion Test Engineer I

Requisition ID:  9176

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

This position will work onsite at our Global Technology Center in Reading, Pennsylvania.  The Senior Li-Ion Test Engineer will report into the TPPL & Li-Ion Mechanical, Environmental, and Safety Test Manager as the Lead Test Engineer and will be responsible for supporting Li-Ion NPI activities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support of NPI Activities.
  • Work as part of a Global V&V team supporting Li-Ion product related NPI Activities.
  • Conduct battery mechanical, environmental, and safety tests.
  • Liaise with and support witness test at 3rd party laboratory tests.
  • Work with external parties on fixture design and test instrumentation & optimization
  • Author test reports.
  • Identify test equipment to build/enhance internal testing capability.
  • Manage and maintain test equipment (including regular calibration)
  • Develop and optimize test methods.
  • Develop test standards.
  • Provide product design enhancement suggestions.


Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or related technical field.
  • 5+ years of battery test experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3+ years of large format Li-Ion battery test experience.
  • Good command of AutoCAD / similar CAD tools for mechanical design.

Skills Requirement

  • Previous experience of working with Li-Ion Technology is essential.
  • 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 communication skills and able to liaise across all areas of the business.
  • 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.
  • Familiar with UN38.3, UL1973, UL2580, UL9540, UL9540A, IEC60068 test standards.

The Individual

  • Ambitious and career minded individual. 
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Promote teamwork across all disciplines within the company.

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/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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