Careers

Yuasa Battery, Inc. is the market leader in the manufacturing and distribution of lead acid batteries to the power sport industry (used in motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercraft, and snowmobiles).

Our employees are our greatest and most important asset. We want to hire people who want to establish a career with a long-term successful company. We are committed to your personal welfare and success. We believe in a safe environment for all employees irrespective of job, time, or place. We believe in fairness and honesty in everything we do.

We are committed to a high quality, responsive and trained workforce. We believe that learning and empowerment are critical to our growth and the key to continuous improvement. We embrace the concept of employee satisfaction as a vehicle to deliver value-added products and superior service to our customers.

If you share the same values as we do and you are looking for long-term employment with a dynamic company, we want to meet you!

WHY CHOOSE YUASA BATTERY, INC.?

  • Various positions available for all experience and skills levels

  • Competitive starting pay rates

  • Incentive programs

  • Competitive medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits

  • 401(k) plan and profit sharing

  • Life insurance

  • Paid holidays and vacations

  • Training programs

  • Company provided uniforms and personal protective equipment

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Director of Engineering
Yuasa Battery, Inc., the leading manufacturer, and distributor of power sports batteries located in Laureldale, Pennsylvania is searching for an experienced, Director of Engineering to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for executing the design of the company’s products in such a way that they achieve the market performance requirements while being manufacturable and reliable.  Responsible for aligning engineering activities and projects with company goals and objectives, providing expert guidance and support, and maintaining positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
    Key Responsibilities:
    • Sustains and enhances safety as a core value for the team and Company.
    • Manages a team of multidisciplinary design engineers and by supporting the quality, procurement and manufacturing organizations with designs and processes that provide consistent yield and the appropriate balance of quality and cost.
    • Leads the organization in implementing workload and management tools and in developing and following processes that support product quality, operational efficiency, and innovative flexibility.
    • Works closely with the engineering team to take new concepts through the product design phase and transition them to manufacturing. Supports existing products with yield, cost, and performance improvements.
    • Builds and manages the process engineering team to support manufacturing efficiently and effectively in process capabilities and improvements.
    • Shapes the organization’s structure, systems, and processes to achieve continuous improvement and cost reduction while preserving the responsive, entrepreneurial atmosphere necessary to capitalize on customer and market opportunities.
    • Manages CapEx budget, set timelines, and oversee projects managed by engineering to keep projects on track to meet the expectations set at the beginning of the project.
    • Partners with Sr. V.P. of Operations & Engineering, sales, production planning, automation engineering and manufacturing to develop the mid-term and 5-Year plans to meet the sales forecast for CapEx investments to support the sales growth.
    • Drives productivity and quality improvements with cross-functional teams consisting of engineering, quality, manufacturing, and maintenance personnel.
    • Creates development and succession plans for the team.
    • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
    Requirements and Competencies:
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple concurrent projects.
    • Able to specify, select and implement a variety of process management tools.
    • Experienced in implementing best practice engineering methods.
    • Able to provide technical guidance to engineering teams and executive team.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering; advanced degree preferred.
    • 8-10 years’ experience in the battery industry in an engineering role.
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    Director of Product Engineering and Quality
    Yuasa Battery, Inc., the leading manufacturer, and distributor of power sports batteries located in Laureldale, Pennsylvania is searching for an experienced, Director of Product Engineering and Quality to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for driving product design, product improvement, quality improvements and maintaining the ISO9001/14001 systems.  The director will play an integral role in ensuring Yuasa Battery keeps the priority of delivering high quality and innovative products to the customer.
      Key Responsibilities:
      • Establish a clear vision and set expectations for the product engineering and quality teams.
      • Develop, manage, and support the product engineering and quality organization.
      • Monitor team and individual performance; take corrective or coaching steps when necessary.
      • Prioritize team improvement initiatives to support day-to-day production and align initiatives to the overall company vision and goals.
      • Develop, measure, and monitor key engineering and quality metrics for the organization.
      • Oversee the ISO program and certification.
      • Ensure quality issues are resolved in a professional, timely manner and serve as the focal point for complex, technical matters.
      • Manage a team of multidisciplinary design engineers and support the quality, procurement and manufacturing organizations with designs and improvements that provide consistent yield and the appropriate balance of quality and cost.
      • Lead the organization in implementing workload and management tools. Assist in developing and following processes that support product quality, operational efficiency, and innovative flexibility.
      • Work closely with the engineering team to take new concepts through the product design phase and transition them to manufacturing. Support existing products with yield, cost, and performance improvements.
      • Build and manage the product engineering team to support manufacturing efficiently and effectively in process capabilities and improvements.
      • Shape the organization’s structure, systems, and processes to achieve continuous improvement and cost reduction while preserving the responsive, entrepreneurial atmosphere necessary to capitalize on customer and market opportunities.
      • Partner with Sr. V.P. of Operations & Engineering, sales, production planning, automation engineering and manufacturing to develop the budget, mid-term and 5-Year plans that will make it possible for the organization to achieve sales targets and future growth goals.
      • Drive productivity and quality improvements with cross-functional teams consisting of engineering, quality, manufacturing, and maintenance personnel. Use lean tools to drive process improvements.
      • Create a working environment that puts a priority on safety.
      • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
      Requirements and Qualifications:
      • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Technical Degree.
      • Minimum of 5 years’ experience In Engineering Manager role or higher.
      • ISO9001 and ISO14001 experience.
      • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple concurrent projects.
      • Able to specify, select and implement a variety of process management tools.
      • Experienced in implementing best practice engineering methods.
      • Able to provide technical guidance to engineering teams and executive team.
      • Exceptional leadership and project management skills.
      • Organized and detail oriented.
      • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
      • Able to work in a changing environment; must be able to promote suggestions to assist in the creation of an efficient workflow.
      • Accountability for performance.
      • Written and oral communication proficiency.
      • Flexibility to support a 24/7 operation. 
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      Customer Service Manager
      Yuasa Batteries Inc. is looking for a talented, self-motivated, and proactive individual to join our Customer Service Team.The Customer Service Manager is responsible for directing, maintaining, and improving the day-to-day operation of the customer service department ensuring efficient customer service is provided to our clients while maintaining our standards, adhering to policies and procedures, and quality customer service.
        Essential Job Functions:
        • Oversee daily operational duties of the Customer Service Department.
        • Directly manage and mentor designated Account Support Specialists (2).
        • Handle escalated calls and the ability to deal with difficult customers while multitasking.
        • Research and lead team in continuously developing problem solving skills.
        • Take initiative to provide feedback and suggestions to overcome challenges and issues.
        • Continually monitor workload and staff productivity to ensure that tasks and workload within the department are organized and delegated appropriately and ensures adequate coverage during normal operations.
        • Provide support to sales, marketing, and other internal customers.
        • Continuously improve customer service processes, workflow, and knowledge-base as needed.
        • Train and manage performance of customer service staff.
        • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
        Requirements and Qualifications:
        • B.S. Degree in Business or equivalent experience
        • 3 to 5 years experience in a supervisory role
        • Superior leadership, team building, and problem-solving skills.
        • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, including excellent oral and written communication skills, and taking the initiative to actively communicate information in an appropriate manner.
        • Excellent time-management and organizational skills and the ability to accurately complete tasks and reports on a timely basis.
        • Ability to teach and mentor on a one-to-one and group basis.
        • Ability to establish trust and credibility at all levels of the organization.
        • Ability to manage a variety of complex issues with tact and professionalism.
        • Experience in electronic/battery industry is a plus.
        • Experience with OEM, ERP, and EDI is a plus.
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel.
        • Able to work in a changing environment; must be able to promote suggestions to assist in the creation of an efficient workflow.
        • Accountability for performance.
        Yuasa Battery, Inc. offers a competitive wage along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k), pension plan, health, dental and vision coverages.  Interested applicants should fax, e-mail, or forward a resume with salary history to: Human Resources Department/ Yuasa Battery, Inc./ 2901 Montrose Avenue/ Laureldale, Pennsylvania 19605/ [email protected]/ 610-929-5730 (fax)/ eoe m/f/h/v/d Apply
        Quality Assurance and Control Manager
        Yuasa Battery, Inc., the leading manufacturer, and distributor of power sports batteries located in Laureldale, Pennsylvania is searching for a results-oriented Quality Assurance and Control Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the manufactured products meet Yuasa quality standards, reliability, and performance and for maintaining ISO9001 certification.
          Essential Functions:
          • Establish quality procedures, standards, and specifications for the company.
          • Collaborate with the procurement function to ensure raw materials and purchased parts from external suppliers meets Yuasa purchase specifications.
          • Ensure that the manufacturing processes meet GS Yuasa and Yuasa Battery, Inc. standards for production.
          • Manage and facilitate ISO9001 compliance, audits, and recertification. Collaborate with Environmental department to combine the ISO14001 audits with the ISO9001 audits.
          • Collect, compile, and analyze and report relevant quality statistical data to obtain information regarding quality performance.
          • Collaborate with Quality Engineer and Lab Technician to assist with production testing, teardowns, and analysis.
          • Track performance testing and set up quarterly review with manufacturing and engineering area managers.
          • Drive scrap reduction and continuous improvement projects to meet company goals.
          • Participate in new product development projects to ensure new products meet Yuasa quality standards.
          • Response to investigation of returned batteries from customers (including imported products) and response to warranty complaints, etc.
          • Customer support from Quality perspective, such as promoting the acquisition of customer approval for parts and process changes.
          • Oversee document control area.
          • Recommend ways to improve on existing quality processes.
          • Supervise, mentor and guide Quality Technicians.
          • Set goals and objectives for team members that align with company objectives. Provide timely performance evaluations and ongoing feedback with intent to improve the overall department performance.
          • Establish career paths for team members including development paths and succession planning.
          • In conjunction with Human Resources, conduct interviews, hire, onboard and train new team members.
          • Create a working environment that puts a priority of safety.
          • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
           Requirements and Qualifications:
          • Excellent problem-solving skills.
          • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
          • Able to multitask and meet deadlines.
          • Able to work in a changing environment; must be able to promote suggestions to assist in the creation of an efficient workflow and be interested in growth opportunities within the department.
          • Organized and detail oriented.
          • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
          • Accountability for performance.
          • Technical capacity to manage data and utilize information technology.
          • Written and oral communication proficiency.
           Education and Experience:
          • College degree.
          • 3 - 5+ years related experience required.
          • ISO9001
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          Controls Engineering Technician/Weekend Supervisor
          Yuasa Battery, Inc., the leading manufacturer, and distributor of power sports batteries located in Laureldale, Pennsylvania is searching for a results-oriented Controls Technician to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the continuous improvement of plan processes, control systems and equipment upgrades/replacements, automation projects to improve productivity, quality and consistency while reducing manual operations in the manufacturing and distribution areas of the plant.  This position will also be responsible for supervising weekend maintenance personnel.
              Essential Functions:
              • Operate, test, maintain or calibrate manufacturing equipment throughout the entire facility
              • Support maintenance and manufacturing in troubleshooting issues with hardware and processes.
              • Suggest improvements to systems and follow through with implementation.
              • Plan preventative maintenance on systems.
              • Maintain quality and ensure safety standards are upheld.
              • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
              Required Skills/Abilities:
              • Strong cause-effect analytical abilities to solve problems.
              • Able to work in a changing environment; must be able to promote suggestions to assist in the creation of an efficient workflow.
              • Technical proficiency in Rockwell software applications.
              • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
              • Accountability for performance.
              • Technical capacity to manage data and utilize information technology.
              • Written and oral communication proficiency.
              Education and Experience:
              • Associate degree in engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) or equivalent work experience.
              • Solid understanding of controller and human interface modules, specializing in Allen-Bradley software.
              • Basic mechanical and electrical design capability.
              • Creative thinker with logical problem-solving skills.
              • Organized and detail oriented.
              • Ability to communicate with engineers, maintenance technicians, operators, and all levels of management.
              • AutoCAD is a plus.
              Apply
              Manufacturing Engineer
              Yuasa Battery, Inc., the leading manufacturer, and distributor of power sports batteries located in Laureldale, Pennsylvania is searching for a results-oriented Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing equipment improvements and managing new equipment projects while supporting manufacturing.
                Essential Functions:
                • Analyze the current method of production to fully understand the current processes and perform GAP analysis to expose areas of opportunities for improvement.
                • Research alternative, more automated processes to improve safety, product quality and productivity. Create reports and presentations for the Director of Engineering and the Executive Team.
                • Develop alternative methods of making manufacturing practices more efficient and cost effective; look at space constraints, material requirements and current needs to improve.
                • Manage Capital Expenditure projects for normal tooling replacement by creating a tracking and replacement process based on machine cycles.
                • Analyze machine downtime reports and OEE to assist maintenance in prioritizing, improving Predictive/Preventive maintenance tasks and work with Manufacturing to implement operator based Preventive maintenance tasks.
                • Continue to develop professional expertise and proficiencies by periodically participating in classes, conferences, and other developmental opportunities.
                • Liaison with a team of machinery operators, managers and product developers on improvement ideas, new equipment requirements and implementation.
                • Work to provide solutions to leadership when presented with manufacturing concerns.
                • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
                Requirements and Qualifications:
                • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Electrical or Mechanical).
                • 3 to 5 years of experience in engineering environment; preferably manufacturing.
                • Knowledge of computer design and engineering software.
                • Experience with project management (Microsoft Project is a plus).
                • Excellent time management.
                • Ability to provide feedback both orally and in writing.
                • Creative thinker with logical problem-solving skills.
                • Ability to communicate with engineers, technicians, operators, and all levels of management.
                • Organized and detail oriented.
                • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
                • Able to work in a changing environment; must be able to promote suggestions to assist in the creation of an efficient workflow.
                • Accountability for performance.
                Apply
                Process Engineer
                Yuasa Battery, Inc. is searching for results-oriented Process Engineer to join our engineering team. The process engineer will be responsible for developing and improving manufacturing processes by analyzing equipment and manufacturing methods.
                  Essential Job Functions:
                  • Evaluate and develop manufacturing process improvements.
                  • Assist in the development and implementation of new processes.
                  • Improve manufacturing efficiencies by analyzing and planning workflow.
                  • Assure product and process quality.
                  • Provide manufacturing decision making information and process reports as required.
                  • Assist with product testing and reporting.
                  • Flexible work schedule to support the needs of manufacturing process.
                  • Daily analysis of data reports to identify improvement opportunities.
                  • Minor project management skills used to drive quality/productivity improvements reducing manufacturing scrap.
                  • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
                   Requirements and Qualifications:
                  • Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or related experience.
                  • 3+ years’ experience.
                  • Experience with manufacturing methods and procedures and manufacturing quality.
                  • Strong technical skills: basic understanding of manufacturing equipment, safety controls, machine integrations to drive process flow improvement.
                  • Experience with AutoCAD suite.
                  • Problem solving skills for fast paced production environment.
                  • Ability to present technical information.
                  • Organized and detail oriented.
                  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
                  • Able to work in a changing environment; must be able to promote suggestions to assist in the creation of an efficient workflow.
                  • Accountability for performance.
                  • Written and oral communication proficiency.
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                  Laboratory Technician
                  Yuasa Battery Inc., headquartered in Laureldale, PA, is searching for a qualified, self-motivated Laboratory Technician to work in our Laureldale facility.
                    This individual will be responsible for performing diversified product testing and analysis involving mechanical and chemical testing and laboratory investigations.  Assignments will include technical liaison within the laboratory or with other laboratories and manufacturing.
                      Essential Job Functions:
                      • Performs laboratory testing on batteries as required.
                      • Performs battery teardowns and analyzes results.
                      • Calibrates equipment and instruments and tests to make sure they are working properly.
                      • Organizes and inputs data; creates any necessary reports to communicate results.
                      • Maintains the laboratory equipment and orders supplies as needed.
                      • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
                      Requirements and Qualifications:
                      • Bachelor’s degree in scientific field or equivalent experience.
                      • 3 to 5 years of experience in laboratory work.
                      • Knowledge of chemical laboratory safety procedures.
                      • Exceptional analytical, organizational and time management skills.
                      • Ability to provide feedback both orally and in writing.
                      • Creative thinker with logical problem-solving skills.
                      • Ability to communicate with engineers, technicians, operators, and all levels of management.
                      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
                      • Able to work in a changing environment; must be able to promote suggestions to assist in the creation of an efficient workflow.
                      • Accountability for performance.
                      Yuasa Battery, Inc. offers a competitive wage along with a comprehensive benefit package that includes 401(k), pension plan, health, dental and vision coverages.  Interested applicants should fax, e-mail or forward a resume with salary history to: Human Resources Department/ Yuasa Battery, Inc./ 2901 Montrose Avenue/ Laureldale, Pennsylvania 19605/[email protected]/ 610-929-5730 (fax)/ eoe m/f/h/v/d Apply
                      Maintenance Technician – 2nd and 3rd Shift
                      Yuasa Battery, Inc., the leading manufacturer, and distributor of power sports batteries located in Laureldale, Pennsylvania is searching for a results-oriented Maintenance Technician to join our team.
                          Required Skills/Abilities:
                          • Able to use hand and power tools and do basic welding using ARC and MIG welders.
                          • Basic knowledge of electrical circuits and troubleshooting.
                          • Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
                          • Creative thinker with logical problem-solving skills.
                          • PLC (Rockwell and Mitsubishi) knowledge is a plus.
                          • Organized and detail oriented.
                          • Ability to communicate with engineers, maintenance technicians, operators, and all levels of management.
                          • PLC (Rockwell and Mitsubishi) knowledge is a plus.
                          • Other reporting and duties as assigned.
                          Education and Experience:
                          • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing maintenance.
                          • Flexibility to work overtime and on other shifts as needed.
                          • High School Diploma required.
                          Apply
                          Assembly Line Leader – 2nd Shift
                          Yuasa Battery, Inc. located in Laureldale, PA, is searching for an Assembly Line Leader. We are looking for employees with good work history, exceptional attendance, and the desire to have a long-term commitment to an established company. If you are interested and you meet the qualifications below, please submit a resume.
                            Requirements:
                            •  Must be punctual and consistently at work.
                            • Must be familiar with or able to learn all operations within the Assembly Department or capable of learning them.
                            • Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs.
                            • Must be able to use or learn to use a computer for entering production daily.
                            • Must be able to read a Bill of Materials.
                            • Must be able to train employees and explain the demands in the department.
                            • Must be capable of giving direction and providing follow-up support to line employees.
                            • Must have good mechanical skills or possess the ability to learn mechanical operations within the department to effectively change overall line equipment.
                            • Must have good communication skills and interpersonal skills.
                            • Must be quality conscious.
                            • Must be dependable and flexible with work hours.
                            • Must be able to work overtime with minimal supervision.
                            • Supervisory experience is required.
                            • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
                            • Must be at least 18 years of age.
                            Yuasa Battery, Inc. offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k), pension plan, health, dental, vision coverage.EEO Employer Apply
                            Finishing Line Leader – 1st Shift
                            Yuasa Battery, Inc. located in Laureldale, PA, is searching for a Finishing Line Leader. We are looking for employees with good work history, exceptional attendance, and the desire to have a long-term commitment to an established company. If you are interested and you meet the qualifications above, please submit a resume.
                              Requirements:
                              • Must be punctual and consistently at work.
                              • Must be familiar with or able to learn all operations within the Finishing Department.
                              • Must be able to read a Bill of Materials or POS sheet.
                              • Must be able to train employees and explain the demands in the department.
                              •  Must have good mechanical skills.
                              •  Must have good communication skills.
                              •  Must be able to use and read digital calipers or can learn.
                              •  Must be quality conscious.
                              •  Must be dependable and flexible with work hours.
                              •  Must be able to work overtime with minimal supervision.
                              •  Supervisory experience is required.
                              •  High school diploma or equivalent is required.
                              •  Must be at least 18 years of age.
                              Yuasa Battery, Inc. offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k), pension plan, health, dental, vision coverage.EEO Employer Apply