Job Description

 Job Description:

EaglePicher is searching for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team at our Crossroads Facility in Joplin, MO!

About the Position:
The primary purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of duties associated with the material processing of Li-Ion and CFx cells.


Your core responsibilities will be to:

·        Responsible for electrode fabrication processes and equipment used for Li-ion and CFx cell manufacturing

·        Develop and improve processes including powder mixing, slurry mixing, web coating, calendering, etc.

·        Identification and implementation of process changes that improve safety, quality, or throughput

·        Utilization of structured problem solving techniques to identify root cause and corrective actions for problems

·        Actively improve and drive process, productivity and quality improvements through measurement, detailed analysis, and sustained improvement with process control methods

·        Engage manufacturing personnel to provide training and guidance on manufacturing processes on a routine basis 

·        Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for manufacturing personnel

·        Partner with R&D and New Product Development to transfer new processes into the electrode fabrication line

·        Spec, procure, and implement equipment to support new product growth

·        Be a major player in design for manufacturability on new projects in the stage gate process

·        Adapt Lean Six Sigma, SPC and other methods to fit process need driving stability and overall systematic process improvements

·        Expect 40% of time to be on the manufacturing floor


To succeed in this position, you must:

  • Be highly driven and a self-starter
  • Have a four-year degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Chemical Engineering
  • Have two years’ web converting experience
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a team player

In addition to meeting the basic requirements, the most successful candidate will also have:

·        Minimum of a Bachelor’s in Engineering, Science or technical degree (Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering preferred)

·        Experience with lithium ion electrode processing strongly preferred

·        Experience with converting processes preferred

·        Experience with slot die and reverse comma coating a plus

·        Experience with formal process validation methods such as IQ, OQ, PQ, a plus

·        Experience in industrial engineering or scientific discipline utilizing science and engineering problem solving methods

·        Six-Sigma process improvement methods preferred

·        Experienced with chemical lab environments and good lab practices

·        Excellent computer skills in Windows OS and Microsoft Office applications

·        Knowledge and application experience utilizing statistical analysis tools such as SPC and Lean Six Sigma preferred

·        Experience in data measurement, analysis and report authoring using sound statistical analysis methods

·        Experience with GMP, ISO and AS-9100 quality system methods is a plus

·        Good communication skills in cross-functional team environment

·        Able to multi-task managing multiple different priority tasks

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Application Instructions

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