Company: XALT Energy, LLC
Posted on: February 3, 2020
XALT Energy is a leading developer and manufacturer of large-format
lithium ion battery cells and associated modules & packs.
Utilizing its state-of-the-art production operations, proven
technology and talented human capital, XALT Energy delivers
practical, cost effective and well-engineered energy storage and
usage solutions to its global customers in marine, commercial
transportation, stationary power storage and defense
Based in Midland, Michigan, XALT Energy continues to expand its
knowledge and expertise to explore and evaluate next generation
lithium ion battery technology and engineered solutions for current
and future applications.
If you value creativity, entrepreneurship and operational
excellence, we encourage you to consider XALT Energy as your career
Position Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Reports To: Sr. Director of Manufacturing and Manufacturing
Status: Regular Full-time
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible and accountable for XALT
Energys technology & assets, as well as the achievement of the
plant related business goals for his/her area of assigned
responsibility. Under the guidance of the Sr. Director of
Manufacturing Engineering, the role delivers hands on Engineering,
Environmental, Health, and Safety (EH&S), Quality, and
Operations support to an empowered, work process driven,
manufacturing organization. Responsibilities include problem
solving, process improvement, capital project implementation,
implementation of new technologies and acting as an R&D
interface for the manufacturing processes.
Provide subject matter expertise for electrochemical cell
fabrication equipment and processes. Share expertise across
multiple functions and teams to leverage current knowledge into
future product and process development.
Ensures the linkages between plant operations and R&D are
effective. Participate in technology improvements and represent the
plants interests in process design and equipment design &
Review proposed technology improvements to ensure safety, quality,
and overall manufacturing effectiveness.
Works with the Sr. Director of Manufacturing Engineering to
implement the business strategy and achieve plant goals. (i.e.
quality, EH&S, operational costs, capacity/asset utilization,
operational reliability, etc.).
Review and approve plant engineering and equipment specifications,
process and instrument diagrams, process flow diagrams, material
balances, and other key documented process knowledge.
Manage large capital projects.
Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements;
researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing
methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors to deliver
Minimum BS in Mechanical Engineering preferred but other
engineering disciplines would be considered.
1-5years minimum manufacturing/process engineering experience,
preferably in lithium battery-related technologies.
Experience with project management and technology improvement
Solid understanding of statistical process control and process
improvement methodologies. Black Belt/Green Belt certification a
Familiarity with root cause trouble shooting activities
Good understanding of manufacturing plant control systems and
process automation (PLC).
Software skills including MS Office professional package and
Minitab. Ability to use SolidWorks a plus.
Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills
Strong data gathering and analysis skills
Excellent people skills and demonstrated ability to work on
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Flexible, with a strong sense of urgency and the ability to
contribute in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
Takes actions and displays behaviors that demonstrate ownership in
the success of the company.
Demonstrates primary focus on meeting both internal and external
customer needs when identifying, prioritizing and accomplishing
Works independently and overcomes obstacles to achieve results
Willingness to participate in teams to reach desired outcomes
either as a team leader or team member.
Builds safety, quality and compliance into all actions.
Committed to continuous learning and self-improvement.
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this
position. The above statements are not to be construed as an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may
be required. All staff may be required to perform duties outside
their normal responsibilities as needed.
XALT Energy offers competitive salary and benefits to include:--
Choice of three health plans, vision, dental and life insurance;
ancillary benefits; 401(k); company paid holidays and paid time
-- The salary range commensurate with education and experience.
Must successfully complete a background check, a drug screen and a
EOE including Disabled and Vets / VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Keywords: XALT Energy, LLC, Midland , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Midland, Michigan
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