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Job Title:  Controls Engineer

Requisition ID:  3328

Warrensburg, MO, US, 64093-9301

Home-based Position:  Yes
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, reserve power, aerospace/defense, and specialty batteries 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 Motive Power applications, which include industrial lift trucks and pallet jacks, rail equipment, mining equipment, and airline ground support equipment. Some of the motive power brands include Hawker, Ironclad, General Battery, and Fiamm. Wherever there is a need for motive power, EnerSys offers the perfect energy solution.


Job Purpose

Responsible for design, development, evaluation, analysis, selecting and ordering equipment that is most appropriate and cost effective for the manufacture of company products and systems.  Oversee the installation, modification, upgrade and maintenance of manufacturing equipment/processes/systems.  Keeps current on equipment manufacturers’ technical notices, upgrades and safety issues.  Studies equipment performance and reliability.  Provides advanced technical support to operations and other disciplines within engineering organization.  Identifies, develops and recommends processes needed to produce specific products and components. 

Relies on considerable experience and judgment to plan/perform the functions of the job.  Works on problems of diverse and complicated scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  Works under limited supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage approved engineering projects
  • Develop and implement PLC and Robot logic changes
  • Provide technical support to maintenance and operations
  • Develop and coordinate electrical control equipment build, installation and training
  • Other duties may be assigned or requested.


QUALIFICATIONS:  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.

  • Strong PLC programming/troubleshooting (Allen Bradley & Modicon),
  • Robot programming/troubleshooting (Adept & Fanuc),
  • Electrical Code
  • BS degree or equivalent experience in engineering. 
  • 3 – 5+ years experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • 3+ years of direct project management experience.
  • College level Geometry, Algebra, and Trigonometry
  • Strong Root cause and abstract problem solving, visualization and quality tools
  • Microsoft Office and project management software
  • Planning, analytical, assertive, and interact with various groups


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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