Exide Technologies

Electrical Controls Engineer

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Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Exide Technologies in Salina, KS is seeking an Electrical Engineer.  The successful candidate must be a self-starter with excellent problem solving, communication and project management skills. Must be able to effectively direct, coordinate and exercise functional authority for planning, control and timely completion of assigned engineering project within area of responsibility by performing duties personally or through subordinate supervision. Project emphasis placed on safety, budgeting, work quality and quantity and team teamwork.  Work effectively with all departments to establish operational efficiency of production equipment, which relate to elimination of recurring equipment issues, continuous improvement, equipment modular quick change and setup reduction. Supports continuous improvements through lean initiatives, automation, modification of existing equipment and processes along with new equipment development.


  • Provide production support to the Oxide, Metals, Pasting, Assembly, Formation, and Distribution Center as required.
  • Analyze engineering sketches, specifications, and related data and drawings to determine design factors.
  • Provide technical support for troubleshooting, maintaining and upgrading Programmable Logic Controllers and automated processes.
  • Plan and formulate Kaizen events and organizes teams according to project requirements.
  • Review product design for compliance with engineering lean principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments (automation), scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Direct integration of technical activities and products.
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases as required.
  • Control expenditures within limitations of project budgets.
  • Prepare interim and completion project reports.
  • Use computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and Federal OHSA, EPA, and Employment laws.
  • Review and comply with Quality Initiatives and ISO/TS: 16949 procedures.
  • Will be required to conduct training classes with Technicians to improve our support staff.
  • Follow Lean manufacturing procedures.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the Engineering Manager
  • Note: This is a hands-on job. Person will be required to work on assigned projects to completion.

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—batteries and associated equipment and services for transportation and industrial markets. With 128 years of industry experience and operating in more than 80 countries, Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products that keep customers and their businesses powering forward. Leading car, truck and lift truck manufacturers trust Exide as an original equipment supplier, and Exide serves the transportation and industrial aftermarket through a comprehensive portfolio of products and services. The Company’s extensive sales, distribution and service network provides flexibility and quality for an exceptional customer experience. 

At Exide Technologies, It All Starts Now. History and scale, combined with a start-up mentality, make Exide the faster, more nimble, more innovative, more digital, and more responsive alternative for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Exide is "the 128 Year Old Start-Up," and the Company is moving forward—bringing the energy of the “new Exide” to customers around the world.


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