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Job Title:  Quality Supervisor

Requisition ID:  5762

Richmond, KY, US, 40475

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

We are now accepting applications for a Quality Supervisor position, reporting to the Quality Manager. This is a Salary position and to be considered you must meet the job requirements. The Quality Supervisor is responsible for initiating and administering plant quality assurance initiatives. Ensures product design and processes comply with Corporate and Marketing standards.  Directs the plant Battery Counsel International (BCI) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) compliance programs.  Trains and supervises quality inspectors as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  1. Directs programs and procedures to insure ISO/BCI/UL compliance.
  2. Initiate and participate in process improvement teams and processes.
  3. Maintain high visibility shop floor presence
  4. Provide and support daily audit and compliance program for department.
  5. Member of facility and corporate audit team.
  6. Manage life testing program and QAP and Life Testing area.
  7. Active member of quality team and provides daily QA support.  
  8. Monitor key plant operations / measurables and recommend actions to be taken to improve yields and overall productivity.
  9. Evaluate/qualify and recommend new capital equipment that will improve reliability and/or lower overall costs.
  10. Daily reporting of quality KPIs at MDI boards
  11. Active participation in EOS initiatives.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Minimum Qualifications: The minimum requirements for this position are a four-year degree in Business Management or a technical field, from an accredited educational institution, a minimum of six (6) months of quality experience in a manufacturing environment, and one (1) year of previous supervisory experience is required.


Preferred Qualifications:   A four-year degree in a technical field and two years of quality experience in a battery manufacturing facility.  


  • Direct and performs highly diversified non routine duties requiring critical determinations, makes independent judgment based on partial and or limited information with moderate supervision and direction.
  • Read and interpret technical, manuals, bulletins, and product requirements. 
  • Ability to diagnose problems and non conformities and detect faulty operations, defective material. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize various assignments/tasks.
  • Must interface effectively with suppliers, plant management, production employees, and corporate functions, occasionally customers to exchange information and resolve problems.
  • Possess creativity with excellent analytical skills, high personal performance standards and be comfortable operating in a fast paced environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The Quality Supervisor supervises multiple quality inspectors


Language Skills:  Ability to effectively communicate. Explains technical requirements and abstract ideas in understandable verbal and written directions


Mathematical Skills:  Ability to work with and apply complicated, abstract mathematical concepts such as fractions, division, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability: Ability analyze and determine root causes and apply corrective actions as applicable.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills:  Highly proficient computer skills are required, including ability to use MS office, and database software. Must have the ability to analyze software applications and utilize software to meet department needs.


Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds, ability to work in a hot, humid environment, able to traverse to and from all areas of plant, areas of height and lower levels, this position requires frequently walking and sitting; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or bending, specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, alignment, color, comparative size, and ability to adjust focus, ability to inspect all locations of product.

General Job Requirements

  • Generic


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: Berea
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