Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Middletown, DE
Manufacturing Engineering Manager - WD30079736233

Clarios is the industry leader in smart energy storage solutions. We have 16,000 team members and 56 manufacturing and recycling centers around the globe; producing 154 million batteries annually. Our batteries can be found in 1 out of 3 cars around the world; as well as in heavy duty vehicles, marine, power sports, and agricultural applications.

What you will do:
This position will monitor, regulate and control all battery manufacturing processes. The manufacturing engineers are responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operations of all the equipment utilized in the manufacturing process. This includes reducing equipment downtime, scrap and ensuring a quality product. Employee operates with minimum direction to control plant manufacturing processes. Employee performs varied and somewhat complex work where independent judgment and action is exercised.

How you will do it:
Must possess an advanced knowledge of manufacturing/mechanical processes and equipment
Support and develop department or maintenance projects / activities with good engineering direction. Take part or facilitate the team Lean strategies and methodologies and/or Six Sigma activities.
Support, cost estimate and document all engineering changes.
Lead projects to improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) process and improve overall production downtime
Maintain process capability across various production focus areas within the plant
Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process & systems. Implement interim processes as required to correct or contain all non-conformance.
Provide hands on manufacturing support to operations.
Define and improve process and methodology for production team members
Review product and process designs for compliance and safety, adherence to company standards, customer contract requirements and to ensure timely completion.
Position will require extended hours and flexible schedule to accommodate the installation of equipment. In addition, the installation cannot impact plant operations
Analyzes production equipment to prevent costs associated with unexpected machine downtime and to identify opportunities for improvements.
Process capability improvements
Assists senior management with plant improvements and expansions.


What we look for:
Required Skills/Experience

BSEE/BSME from accredited college or university, required
5 or more years’ experience in manufacturing environment or a related role
AutoCAD experience
Strong PLC experience
Minimally 5 years leading an engineering team in a manufacturing environment
Good mechanical / technical skills
Green Belt and/or Black Belt certification preferred
Creativity and problem solving skills
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Experience and understanding in project management and corresponding methodologies
Project tool experience and managing GANT charts
Candidates must be able to work both all shifts, including long hours (8+ hour shifts) and the ability to cover weekend production.

Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Power Solutions, is a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions. We partner with our customers to meet increasing market demand for smarter applications, on a global scale. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture and distribute a portfolio of evolving battery technologies for virtually every type of vehicle. Technologies that deliver uniquely sustainable, next-generation performance, and bring reliability, safety and comfort to everyday lives. We add value at every link in the supply chain, contributing to the progress of the communities we serve and the planet we all share. Learn more about Clarios at

Clarios, LLC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law, EEO is the Law (supplement), and Pay Transparency Non-discrimination. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please email

Job Engineering
Primary LocationUS-DE-Middletown
Organization Power Solutions
Overtime Status-Exempt