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Job Title:  Production Area Leader (Nights)

Requisition ID:  10041

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

Directly responsible for the complete operation of a designated production area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Ensuring that all personnel are adhering to environmental, health, and safety standards

Ensuring relevant PPE adherence

Conducting accident and near miss investigations

Checking all machine guards

Reporting & escalating potential hazards

Auditing quality basics and ensuring strict adherence to quality standards

Addressing non-conformities and leading root cause investigations

Ensuring that manufacturing targets for output and quality are met

Leading daily team and department level meetings

Ensures compliance with all EOS tools (hour-by-hour forms, MDI boards, accountability tags, etc.)

Working on the production line

Championing lean methodology

Arranging the immediate repair of any equipment breakdown

Training and developing production employees

Administer discipline related to attendance


Minimum Qualifications

2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Lean manufacturing knowledge

Ability to create and promote teamwork

Communicate effectively

Ability to work in a fast-paced, high stress environment

Experience in SAP, Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Significant lean manufacturing knowledge

Experience as a trainer/instructor

General Job Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilos on a daily continuous basis. Anything heavier will be done with the assistance of a mechanical device or with the assistance of another employee.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Employees are responsible for wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment in the proper manner at all times.
  • Must be able and willing to wear a respirator.
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime.
  • Must be able and willing to work varying schedules which may include nights, weekends, and public holidays.
  • This position is exposed to harmful materials such as lead/fiberglass products. Periodic blood tests are required to measure the level of lead. Precautions are taken by the company/employee to reduce the risk of exposure and help ensure everyones safety.
  • This position requires working in a plant/warehouse environment. Therefore, expect varying working conditions.


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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