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Motrex LLC Process Engineer in Manchester, Iowa


This position will work alongside the Operations and Maintenance Teams to improve manufacturing processes. They will maximize efficiency for machining operations by reducing cycle times and decreasing downtime. This position will work in a team environment leading projects and implementing process improvement initiatives to promote a continuous improvement atmosphere in production and engineering.


  • Make recommendations to improve production capability and reduce downtime.

  • Review existing processes and develop solutions to increase productivity and quality or reduce costs. Evaluate new tools, equipment and processes.

  • Coordinate with plant maintenance and production personnel as needed to complete plant projects.

  • Oversee and assign work to outside contractors as needed to ensure timely and satisfactory project completion.

  • Ensures compliance with approved production methods and quality standards.

  • Ensure project scheduling avoids conflict with other production or maintenance concerns and that projects are able to be completed on schedule.

  • Provide the necessary training for new equipment, or equipment modifications, so that personnel are able to run equipment properly, efficiently, and safely.

  • Manage capital projects that may be assigned. Ensure the project is completed in a timely manner and within budget guidelines established for the project.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • BS in an Engineering discipline required

  • PLC programming highly desired

  • Six months of relevant maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is required.

  • Strongly prefer two years of secondary schooling in specialized maintenance skills area

  • Strong mechanical background

This is a full time position, and working at the plant is required.

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Stryten Manufacturing 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 Statement

Stryten Manufacturing,, is a leading provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the Transportation and Industrial markets. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, the company operates transportation plants in Salina, Kansas, Manchester, Iowa and industrial facilities in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Kansas City, Kansas and Charlottesville, Virginia. Its manufacturing plants are located Kansas City, Missouri, and Lampeter, Pennsylvania. These locations produce a comprehensive portfolio of battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power markets. Also served are industries such as agricultural, automotive, heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others.

Job Locations IA-Manchester

Requisition ID 2020-2605

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular Fulltime

Address 913 South 10th Street

Postal Code 52057