Engineer - Battery Manufacturing
Company: STIHL Inc.
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Purpose As a family-owned company, it's the people who continue
to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand. STIHL is seeking a
highly motivated, innovative Manufacturing Engineer to join our
team at STIHL's corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach! This
individual will be responsible for the battery engineering and
design for manufacturing topics with R&D, as well as oversee
battery process, testing and validation. Position highlights
--- Benefits - Competitive health insurance, compensation, 401K,
bonuses, relocation assistance and PENSION! Job Duties &
Ensure battery pack manufacturing equipment and processes are
within compliance and operate efficiently.
Analyze, develop, and improve battery pack manufacturing equipment,
processes, standards, and strategies.
Provide detailed battery pack design for manufacture (DFM) advice
to R&D and lead implementation of battery design and process
changes in assembly.
Work with R&D to optimize battery pack design and
Implementation of engineering changes in battery pack
Testing and validation of battery components, assemblies,
manufacturing processes, and new manufacturing methods.
Battery manufacturing trouble shooting.
Drive or provide input for new production equipment justification
and implementation for battery manufacturing.
Develop training and documentation for battery production, testing,
Work with or lead support groups to identify and drive corrective
actions for process quality and performance issues.
Apply strong communication skills in cross-functional team.
Maintains appropriate levels of labor in accordance with skill
requirements, work levels and schedules, labor hour and training
programs. Maintains conformance with STIHL employee and safety
rules and regulations, issues violation warnings and administers
approved disciplinary measures when necessary. Participates in and
coordinates internal programs, such as communications, vacation
schedules, job analysis and evaluation, employee performance
reviews, wage administration, etc.
Support the final Assembly site to ensure proper integration of the
battery into the final system.
Provide support across multiple production shifts.
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
or combination of education and equivalent experience.
5+ years of experience in lithium ion battery technology, battery
pack design, battery management, safety standards, manufacturing
equipment, and processes
Experience in lithium ion battery pack testing, validation and
Understanding of the electrical, chemical, mechanical, and thermal
features of lithium ion battery packs
Strong communication skills
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