Exide Technologies Process Engineer – Kansas City, KS in Kansas City, Kansas
The Process Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, support and development of manufacturing equipment and processes coordinating with Global Research, Development, and Engineering as necessary. This individual will work to improve product manufacturability, reliability, and cost through continuous improvement of the manufacturing processes. This individual will be responsible for managing projects within facility. This individual will be knowledgeable in mechanical, electrical and chemical processes as they relate to the manufacturing of lead-acid batteries.
To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Managing engineering projects related to equipment and process, as assigned by the Project Engineering Manager
Ability to engineer process equipment from concept to build and hand over to production
Ensure safe working environment
Maintain and develop processes that achieve required quality, throughput, and cost targets
Update and develop process specifications to match current practices
Support introduction of new products and processes
Provide guidance to plant personnel for process equipment installation and training
Provide troubleshooting and problem-solving assistance to facility
Implement ideas of Lean Manufacturing into process engineering
Provide direction for immediate maintenance requirements
Monitor existing processes to assure continued quality, product integrity and cost effectiveness
Generate ideas leading to cost reduction, product or process improvement, and scrap reduction
Analysis of data, prepare and present technical information including reports and presentations.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of QA requirements for all products manufactured at facility.
Mentor process improvement ideas
Install, debug and establish PM programs for new equipment
Review and suggest modifications to establish equipment PM’s
Participate in training and development programs including all areas of environmental, health and safety issues, especially those dealing with proper handling of hazardous materials and hazardous waste.
BS in an Engineering discipline or 5 years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
Mechanical Engineer degrees are desired
Technical aptitude for mechanical and electrical equipment, chemical processes is an advantage
Demonstrated project management skills; can manage multiple projects simultaneously
Good computer skills all Microsoft Office programs and AutoCAD / Inventor
Knowledgeable in Industrial Electricity and Mechanical energy sources
PLC (Ladder logic) experience is an advantage
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with plant personnel individually and within a team
Good creative and organizational skills
Strong problem solving skills
Lean and /or TPS experience preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Able to see, hear and speak; able to sit, stand for at least two hours at a time, sit, bend, craw, squat, kneel and climb. Able to use both arms and hands to use computer, peripherals, and lift 40 pounds from floor level to overhead. Able to work below ground level in confined spaces and on stationary or mobile elevated platforms. Able to wear respirator and other PPE as required. Able to work extended shifts and weekends as needed.
Able to work inside or outside the plant environment and in all climate conditions. Exposed to lead, fumes, chemicals, operating equipment, and vehicles.
Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.
Requisition ID 2018-1759
Position Type Regular Full-Time