Exide Technologies

Maintenance Tech I

US-KS-Kansas City
Requisition ID
Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Starting pay rate = $22.00 per hour, with experience could be $23.35 to start!


Exide Technologies is searching for a full-time Maintenance Technician. Must have Industrial electrical knowledge, PLC experience (Siemens and/or Allen Bradley), and strong Mechanical abilities. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems in fast paced, automated manufacturing environment. Candidates must be open to shift changes and a technical degree or training is preferred. 

12 hr A/C shift:           4:00 AM to 4:30 PM

12 hr B/D shift:           4:00 PM to 4:30 AM

Employment type:        Full-time Regular

Hours per week:                   36-48

Overtime available:                 Yes

Overtime mandatory:              Yes

On-the-job training:               Yes 


Position offers a competitive salary, discounted services, and full benefits including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability, company paid life insurance and AD&D, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, 401(k), other voluntary insurance options available. Wages paid weekly with full rate of $25.94hr. 



  • Knowledge of 3-phase electrical AC & DC controls and PLC based equipment
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Troubleshooting – Determine causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
  • Work well under pressure to repair equipment quickly
  • Understands, and applies safe work practices, including lock-out/tag-out, confined space entry, as well as safety practices relevant to mechanical skill sets
  • Reads and understands electrical, equipment manuals, pneumatic schematics as well as mechanical drawings
  • Position requires 3-5 year experience, pass internal maintenance test, and pass physical and hair follicle drug screen 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Able to see, hear and speak; able to sit, stand for at least two hours at a time, sit, bend, craw, squat, kneel and climb able to use both arms and hands to use a computer and peripherals and 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 PPE as required, able to climb stairs. Able to work extended shifts and weekends as needed.  


Work Environment

Able to work inside or outside the plant environment and in all climate conditions. The employee may occasionally be exposed to lead, fume, noise, dirt, hazards, chemicals, heat and cold. Travel as required for training, meeting with regulatory agencies, and to other company sanctioned events. 



EEO Statement

Exide Technologies 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 Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions—batteries and associated equipment and services for transportation and industrial markets. With 128 years of industry experience and operating in more than 80 countries, Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products that keep customers and their businesses powering forward. Leading car, truck and lift truck manufacturers trust Exide as an original equipment supplier, and Exide serves the transportation and industrial aftermarket through a comprehensive portfolio of products and services. The Company’s extensive sales, distribution and service network provides flexibility and quality for an exceptional customer experience.

At Exide Technologies, It All Starts Now. History and scale, combined with a start-up mentality, make Exide the faster, more nimble, more innovative, more digital, and more responsive alternative for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Exide is "the 128 Year Old Start-Up," and the Company is moving forward—bringing the energy of the “new Exide” to customers around the world.


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