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Job Title:  Lead Product Engineer

Requisition ID:  9371

Warrensburg, MO, US, 64093-9301

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

Primary objective of this position is lead acid battery design to support ongoing business objectives.  This person works on complex product related problems and independently determines solutions.  The engineer exercises judgement within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for achieving results.  Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas within the business and communication with suppliers.  Person will independently manage projects to completion using EnerSys policies and procedures, communicating progress throughout the project life.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  1. Participate within the Product Engineering group to develop and design new products, improve existing designs using SolidWorks, Windchill and the application of engineering principles.
  2. Read and interpret written documentation, drawings, procedures, external specifications and product information.
  3. Independently plan, test and document test results on existing and new parts or materials outside of the standard inspection procedures.
  4. Provide technical support to Operations as needed
  5. Work with suppliers to develop new piece parts and improve existing parts
  6. Complete Finite Element Analysis work as necessary.
  7. Interact with external organizations to accomplish project objectives.
  8. Participate in determination of schedule, budget and cost releated tasks.
  9. Support multiple projects concurrently


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Not a supervisory position, but this person is expected to provide guidance to subordinates and coordinate the actions of Enersys Inc. employees and vendors to attain stated objectives.


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.


Education and/or Experience

BS in Engineering related discipline with 8+ years direct manufacturing experience required with a minimum of 3 years direct lead acid battery manufacturing experience desirable.  Plastic injection molding experience desired.


Language Skills

English at college level in both written and verbal skills


Mathematical Skills

The mathematical skills required to complete a 4 year engineering related degree.


Reasoning Ability

Root cause and abstract problem solving abilities


Computer Skills

Competency in Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Power Point), SolidWorks, Windchill and project planning software required. 


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Project management certification desired.


Other Skills and Abilities

Strong communication and team work skills


Other Qualifications

An understanding of manufacturing procedures and operations, product design, environmental issues/regulations and materials, including plastics and metals.

General Job Requirements

  • Generic


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