Job Description

Job LocationsUS-MO-Joplin - B Street
Job ID
# of Openings
Research & Development


Responsible for taking a lead role in the planning and execution of battery development projects, including the development of battery build processes and accompanying documentation packages, battery design optimization, and testing and evaluation of batteries to meet performance requirements. Support development activities to improve assembly processes and reduce cost and lead time of batteries. Product development activities also include the development of product spec, preparation of supporting documents, tooling and product testing in a cross functional team environment.


  • Execute battery development projects from the first concept prototype stage through further development, validation/qualification testing, and ending in a CDR and hand-off to Operations. Evaluate materials, build processes, battery design configurations, and other battery parameters with DOE methodology. Develop critical understanding of battery performance for a given application.
  • Develop processes for pilot scale manufacturing.
  • Coordinate and execute product development trials. Summarize and present respective results, with conclusions, and recommendations. Interact with customers on a regular basis. Deliver initial batteries to customers.
  • Prepare build and process specifications, along with other engineering documents.
  • Reduce cost of product and prepare cost estimates.
  • Support all development phases including design refinement, validation, and pilot production.


  • U.S.Citizen or permanent resident (green card holder)
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing / Engineering technology, or related discipline.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in an R&D, or Product Development. An understanding of battery product design and processing is desired.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written.
  • Able to contribute to collaborative team environment.
  • Self-motivated and hands-on. Detail oriented and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Office applications (Project, Excel, Word Outlook).
  • Knowledge of Minitab, SPC, and DOE methodology is desired.

EaglePicher Technologies, LLC is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, medical, and commercial. The company provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. Battery technologies include lithium ion, thermal, silver zinc, silver aluminum, lithium carbon monofluoride, lithium thionyl chloride, reserve lithium oxyhalide, and lead acid. EaglePicher also provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices, and other power solutions. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, MO. and our defense and aerospace facilities are ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified and our medical business unit it ISO 13485 certified. For more information, visit

Some of the great things about being an EaglePicher employee include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance;
  • 10 paid holidays and PTO;
  • Matching 401K;
  • Tuition reimbursement;
  • Dependent scholarship programs.

EaglePicher Technologies LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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