Process Engineering Manager

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Process Engineering Manager in Manchester, Iowa

Exide Technologies
Manchester, Iowa 


Plan, supervise and 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.


  • Responsible for the supervision and execution of 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.
  • Responsible for recruitment, evaluation, and guidance of direct reports.
  • Support a collaborative teamwork culture across all departments that promote 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.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the Technical Manager.



Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

5 year’s experience in engineering management in a manufacturing environment preferred

Experience with project management, including cost control and budgeting

Basic Lean Training – Certificate of training – preferred

Must have exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills


Manages Process Engineers in department.


Daily contact with Plant Superintendent, Plant Engineers, outside contractors, maintenance and vendors.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Working knowledge of Allen-Bradley software and personal computer applications (MS Office applications preferred).


Physical demands include hearing, speaking, seeing, writing, driving, standing, sitting, walking, bending, lifting of 50#, climbing, simple grasping, pulling, pushing, crawling, twisting, and repetitive use of hands..


Diverse work environment ranging from normal office environment to frequent exposure to production environment including exposures to lead, fumes, noise, dirt, hazards, poor ventilation, chemicals, extreme heat, extreme cold, odors, toxins.


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 ( 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 2019-2358

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular Full-Time

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