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Motrex LLC Entry Process Engineer, Reactors in Salina, Kansas


New Grads Welcome!

Do you enjoy applying your understanding of chemical concepts to new and existing manufacturing processes? Do you enjoy getting hands on with projects you helped design? Stryten Energy is hiring a process engineer for our process engineering team to bridge the connection between chemical reaction requirements and the mechanical manufacturing process for active material preparation across our manufacturing portfolio in North America. The role is highly visible and impacts our oxide, paste mixing, and curing operations from a manufacturing efficiency, rate, operator safety, uptime, and quality capability viewpoints. You will help Stryten drive to the next level of manufacturing as we lean on your ability to mesh the chemical and mechanical aspects of production into reality.

You will support facilities located in Kansas, Iowa, New York, Georgia, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Arkansas. Reporting through the corporate process engineering team, you will help facilitate, design, spec, and guide new process improvements as we strive for manufacturing excellence.

With 11 manufacturing facilities in the US, there are always opportunities to move up or around within the company. Stryten has an engineering career progression ladder that allows engineers to rise in the organization.

Read below for the formal description. Apply to learn more about our new projects for the upcoming year where you’ll play a key role in our manufacturing plants and other key initiatives


  • Design and facilitate improvement projects to new and existing equipment within the reactor processes

  • Work closely with facility manufacturing and engineering teams to determine customer needs and assist in troubleshooting existing processes often requiring physical, hands-on work

  • Facilitate, develop, and potentially manage capital projects

  • Develop theoretical models and implement improved reactor control mechanisms to improve safety, quality, and production.

  • Develop data based models from our growing manufacturing databases that will allow us to identify opportunities and improve our manufacturing efficiency

  • Continue to learn and understand the reaction process, optimal machine design, and manufacturing flow at our facilities and the roles of manufacturing team

  • Ability to handle lead and lead acid batteries.

  • Improve uptime via targeted process improvements

  • Increase production speed at the current quality requirements and uptime

  • Isolate critical data outputs of the process and define key indicators of process performance

  • Complete finite element analysis (FEA)

  • Foster strong relationship with members of the operations team and vendors

  • Continually grow your personal knowledge and technical ability


  • BS Or Greater in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical engineering

  • Experience in a manufacturing or industrial facility is preferred

  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and database software that has helped you track, analyze, form conclusions, and communicate a message throughout your career

  • Strong knowledge of statistical testing

  • Capability to work with and write programming languages (Python preferred)

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma concepts and tools is a strong plus

  • General understanding of PLC’s and industrial automation is preferred but training can be provided

  • Project management skills are encouraged and a willingness to learn is required

  • You will work in both office and manufacturing environments. Battery manufacturing employs chemicals, heat, and heavy equipment; and as such you will at times be exposed to lead, fumes, noise, dirt, hazards, and chemicals. In all cases you will be provided with appropriate PPE.

  • You must be able to see, hear and speak, able to sit, stand for at least two hours at a time, bend, crawl, squat, kneel, climb, able to use both arms and hands to use a computer and peripherals, lift 40 pounds from floor level, able to work below ground level in confined spaces and on stationary or mobile elevated platforms, able to wear respirator and other personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

  • Expect 25% travel to other manufacturing facilities


EEO Statement

Stryten Energy 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 Energy helps solve the world’s most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world’s most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead and lithium batteries, intelligent chargers and cloud-based software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at

Job Locations KS-Salina

Requisition ID 2022-3611

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular Fulltime

Address 413 E. Berg Road

Postal Code 67401