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Exide Technologies Process Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa


This position will work alongside the Operations and Maintenance Teams to improve manufacturing processes. They will maximize efficiency for machining operations by reducing cycle times and decreasing downtime. This position will work in a team environment leading projects and implementing process improvement initiatives to promote a continuous improvement atmosphere in production and engineering.


  • Make recommendations to improve production capability and reduce downtime.

  • Review existing processes and develop solutions to increase productivity and quality or reduce costs. Evaluate new tools, equipment and processes.

  • Coordinate with plant maintenance and production personnel as needed to complete plant projects.

  • Oversee and assign work to outside contractors as needed to ensure timely and satisfactory project completion.

  • Ensures compliance with approved production methods and quality standards.

  • Ensure project scheduling avoids conflict with other production or maintenance concerns and that projects are able to be completed on schedule.

  • Provide the necessary training for new equipment, or equipment modifications, so that personnel are able to run equipment properly, efficiently, and safely.

  • Manage capital projects that may be assigned. Ensure the project is completed in a timely manner and within budget guidelines established for the project.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • BS in an Engineering discipline required

  • PLC programming highly desired

  • Six years of relevant maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is required.

  • Strongly prefer two years of secondary schooling in specialized maintenance skills area

  • Strong mechanical background


EEO Statement

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.

About Exide

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.

Job Locations IA-Manchester | IA-Cedar Rapids | IA-Des Moines | IA-Dubuque | IA-Iowa City | IA-Oelwein | IA-Waterloo | WI-Platteville

Requisition ID 2020-2605

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 913 South 10th Street

Postal Code 52057