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Job Title:  Quality Engineer III

Requisition ID:  3631

Spokane Valley, WA, US, 99216

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.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Reserve Power applications, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

Lead the Quality activities within new product development projects, supporting the implementation of Quality mindset to the entire project teams, guiding the team to identify potential failures in an earlier stages of product development utilizing Quality tools and lessons learned. Support the identification of project risks and required actions to mitigate them and problem solving focusing on effective and robust technical solutions.

Ensure the overall quality of a manufactured product. Lead team when problem solving for manufacturing issues require deeper investigation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive the Quality mindset within project teams.
  • Assure Preventive Quality processes are followed for New Projects.
  • Coach and train co-workers on Quality methods and tools, improving the quality of the product and production line.
  • Manage project teams to follow NPI, risk assessment process and Quality procedures.
  • Participate and promote EOS (EnerSys Operation Systems) through out Lean Methodologies.
  • Develop and support development of new components/process with supplier, drive for excellence in part quality.
  • Coordinate and drive Problem solving containment and corrective actions within the projects and manufacturing.
  • Guide and drive process quality activities in the manufacturing environment in preparation for series production utilizing Capability studies, Control Plan, MSA, R@R, etc.
  • Support firmware development and validation lifecycle.
  • Prepare control plans related to prototypes, pre-production and series production, including reinforced controls for startup phase (SOP).
  • Ensure application of lessons learned relevant for the specific project.
  • Support Development activities of Hardware supplier and CMs, troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Perform and support Project Status Audits and Process Audits on new and existing production lines.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Engineering, Quality Management, or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience Quality tools experience.
  • Minimum 3 year of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of quality tools and methodologies (8D, 5WHY, Statistical Tools, SPC, etc.).
  • SAP knowledge, desirably with quality module Familiar with technical documentation.
  • Team player able to work independently.


Desirable Requirements:

  • Six Sigma
  • Certified auditor

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: Spokane

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