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.
    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
      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
          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
                  Case Formation Worker
                  Yuasa Battery, Inc. located in Laureldale, PA, is searching for Case Formation Workers for 2nd and 3rd shift. We are looking for employees with good work history, exceptional attendance, and the desire to have a long-term commitment to an established company.2nd Shift – 1:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.3rd shift – 9:30 p.m. – 5:30 a.m.Our Case Formation Department works a fixed schedule that includes weekends. Employees that work in that department will have:
                  • One four-day weekend off each month.
                  • At least one day off each week per month.
                  • 8 hours of overtime paid one week per month.
                  Employees interested in working overtime can be cross trained in other departments for overtime opportunities. There are seven core competencies in the Case Formation department. An employee’s hourly rate will depend on the number of competencies an employee has mastered.The qualifications for this position include:
                  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
                  • Must be computer literate
                  • Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs
                  • Capable of following all safety rules
                  • Must be quality conscious.
                  • Must be consistently at work and on time.
                  • Must be able to complete and pass the YBI forklift training.
                  • Must be able to use a computer to enter production and other information.
                  • Must be punctual and consistently at work.
                  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
                  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
                  Yuasa Battery, Inc. offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package that includes 401(k), pension plan, health, dental, vision coverage. EEO Employer Apply