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Job Title:  Controls Engineer

Requisition ID:  9121

Springfield, MO, US, 65802

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

The purpose of this position is to sustain the efficient operation of plant machinery and equipment.  This position also researches, develops, and implements new processes, procedures, and equipment as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Support the troubleshooting, adjustment, maintenance, and repair of electrical, electronic, and electromechanical automatic and semi-automatic packaging machinery, equipment, and systems, including PLC machine controls, servo motor drive systems, robotics, computerized vision systems, AC and DC drives, pneumatic, hydraulic, and other electromechanical equipment.
  2. Provide manufacturing decision making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; including the review of production schedules to estimate future requirements.
  3. Manage moderately complex projects or assist in the management of complex projects including monitoring of costs, resource coordination, documentation control, and adherence to the schedule/milestones.
  4. Generates project plans, performs budget maintenance, and resource coordination for assigned projects.
  5. Continual development and implementation of process improvements.  Coordinate machine preventative maintenance.
  6. Research, design, procure, implement, test, and monitor new mechanical and/or electronic systems, technologies, and equipment.
  7. Direct installation, integration, and operational testing of electrical and/or electronic equipment
  8. Obtain and maintain operational efficiencies of machinery and equipment.  Set and enforce standard performance specifications on current and new equipment, machinery modifications, and/or procedural changes; monitor performance variances.
  9. Manage several projects at one time.
  10. Be compliant in all safety, environment and health processes and procedures.  To include but not limited to wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE), maintaining, and safely storing PPE, and submitting to periodic personal testing and monitoring.


  1. BS Degree in relevant engineering discipline.  Electrical or Electronic Systems Engineer preferred. Plus, a minimum of two (2) years of project- based engineering experience. A minimum of five (5) years of project-based engineering experience is considered as relevant work experience, absent a BS degree in engineering.  Experience in Lead Acid Battery Manufacturing a plus.
  2. Strong communications skills, both verbal and written.  Effective in influential and instructional communications within various levels of the organization, and to outside agencies and contractors. Including the ability to provide concise and accurate status updates to senior management and to make technical presentations internally.
  3. Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Capable and a workable understanding in computer systems and software applications, to include design software, programmable control systems and Microsoft Office suite.
  4. Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing workflow, including planning activities. Complete knowledge of products and their applications.
  5. Self-motivation and ability to work without close supervision
  6. Must be detail oriented and organized.
  7. Must be able to work with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns, and provide project status
  8. Demonstrate data driven problem solving methodology and effectively present work to all levels of management.
  9. Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver presentations to communicate the status, problem resolution, recommendations of work/projects to appropriate internal and external customers.
  10. Demonstrated ability to work independently and help manage a project regarding the budget and schedule and project plan using the project management tools available within project excellence.
  11. Demonstrated troubleshooting ability to identify issues, assess alternatives and risks, and help implement solutions while keeping overall project on track.
  12. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal organizations as well as external divisions in the successful delivery of projects.

General Job Requirements

  • Generic


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