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Exide Technologies Process Engineer in Salina, Kansas


Self-Starter with excellent problem solving, communication and project management skills. Must be able to effectively organize, direct and control all aspects of process related projects with emphasis on safety, budgeting, team building and training. Work effectively with all plant departments to establish operational efficiency of production equipment, process improvements that relate to improved product quality, increased capacity and continuous improvement opportunities.


To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.

  • Responsible for executing new capital projects; roles include Project Manager or Plant Support Manager.

  • Support all EHS initiatives and protocols that support a zero injury culture; comply with all health and safety policies and procedures.

  • Support a collaborative teamwork culture across all departments that promote positive working relationships with all departments, department supervisors and department managers.

  • Introduce and implement new materials, new processes and new equipment.

  • Generate cost reduction and product quality improvement ideas across Safety, Quality Cost and Delivery.

  • Utilize lean concepts on projects throughout the plant to achieve KPI goals.

  • Provide engineering troubleshooting and problem solving assistance to all departments as needed.

  • Develop and maintain equipment SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Coordinate and implement safety and training programs for newly implemented processes.

  • Responsible for teams relating to the elimination of critical equipment downtime issue (root cause analysis).

  • Responsible for executing continuous improvement strategies in areas of expertise.

  • Lead operational departments in identifying best practices that ultimately reduce equipment downtime, i.e. reduce recurring equipment issues, reduce setup time, quick-change methodology and training.

  • Comply with current Quality Systems requirements.

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the Process Engineering Manager.


Education, Experience, Skills Required:

B.S. Degree in Engineering.

Prior process experience in a manufacturing environment (Two to four years minimum).

Basic Lean Training – Certificate of training – preferred. Must have exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills.

Must be a team-oriented person with exceptional communication skills.

Physical Requirements: Sitting, standing, bending, twisting, and walking as necessary.

Wearing of PPE is required.

Equipment Used: Must possess required computer skills to properly and effectively perform job. Computer skills that will be required relate to Microsoft office programs i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point and project management. Other computer skills as required to successfully complete the assigned goals of the Process Engineer position.


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.

Requisition ID 2019-2408

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular Full-Time