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Company: East Penn Manufacturing
Location: York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Get to know East Penn!

East Penn is a stable, essential employer, and has been voted one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 20 years!

At East Penn, our employees are our culture; our employees will always be the heart of the company. We are a private, family-owned enterprise committed to cultivating an atmosphere that honors the contributions of everyone. We want our employees to have long-term careers, and many do. More than 38% of our workforce has over a decade of service. Our open-door management policy, comprehensive benefits package, employee appreciation and recognition events, and career advancement opportunities are just some of the ways we show our employees how incredibly valued they are.


East Penn is ready to invest in you! In SEVEN remarkable decades, East Penn has grown from a one-room shop with a product line of five automotive batteries to one of the world's leading battery manufacturers with over 10,500 full-time employees, 515 product designs, operations around the world, and hundreds of awards for industry excellence. We invest in our people, they are and always will be the heart of this company. Are you ready to join a family-owned enterprise committed to honoring the contributions of everyone? Then East Penn is the right place for you.

We are seeking an experienced Design Engineer II that will uphold our core values of integrity, respect, safety, and quality just to name a few.

A Design Engineer II designs battery components and tooling for automotive battery production equipment as assigned from the department Manager/Director. A Design Engineer II leads and manages projects/project teams.


  • Provide Engineering support to Manufacturing, Quality, H&S, Sales, Costing, and Maintenance on Automotive products, equipment, and tooling.
  • Prepare and deliver information, technical reports, and presentations to management, customers, vendors, and technical partners.
  • Generate concepts and present a plan in the form of a project charter to management.
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of proprietary information.
  • Perform other duties which may become essential to the position.
  • Lead regular technical reviews throughout all phases of a project.
  • Support production and engineering at all levels.
  • Track and record time spent on tasks and projects.
  • Travel worldwide for the company as required (approximately 5 days per year)
  • Attend industry related technical conferences, seminars, and/or trade shows.
  • Participate, lead, and maintain FMEA documents.
  • Develop and maintain production specifications.
  • Work directly with material suppliers, equipment and tooling manufacturers.
  • Responsible for ordering/purchasing tooling from vendors, including EPM's Central Services.
  • Interface with customers to design new products and support existing products.
  • Will be involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and/or repair of mechanical equipment and tooling.
  • Perform calculations and tests on products, equipment, and tooling as directed by a senior engineer.
  • Apply knowledge of mechanical engineering principles to design products such as tooling, robots, machines, measuring devices, etc.
  • Contribute to bringing products from idea to proof of concept, through to the final, manufactural product.
  • Uses computer-aided design software and/or graphic tools to update drawings, design simple and complex tooling, and design mechanical machines or mechanisms.
  • Design, develop, integrate, and test all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and instrumentation.


    Experience & Qualifications
  • Typically, with more than 3-5 years of Engineering experience in Design Engineering
  • Mechanical, Manufacturing, or related Engineering Discipline preferred.
  • Experience with the battery construction process preferred. Education/Certification
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering or scientific discipline.
    • Mechanical, Manufacturing, or related Engineering discipline preferred. Skills & Competencies

      • Analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Project Management skills
      • Oral and written communication skills
      • Microsoft (Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
      • CAD (2D and 3D) Preferred:
        • SOMAX
        • IQS
        • MSR
        • Six Sigma Tools
        • FMEA
        • Control Plans
        • CREO East Penn Benefits

          East Penn offers excellent benefits:
          • Competitive compensation
          • Group health insurance that includes high quality medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage with a low employee premium
          • Retirement Savings Plan with company match and a 3% employer contribution
          • 9 paid company holidays, 2 paid personal holidays, and 10 paid vacation days annually
          • Employee assistance program
          • Fitness Discounts
          • Promotional opportunities


Keywords: East Penn Manufacturing, Baltimore , TECH CENTER DESIGN ENGINEER 1st, Engineering , York, Maryland

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