Exide Technologies

PLC Programmer / Controls Technician

US-KS-Kansas City
Requisition ID
2017-1099
Category
Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

3rd shift position preferred - other shifts available! 

Wages paid weekly with full rate of $27.73hr plus incentive pay and overtime. 

 

Exide Technologies is searching for a full-time Maintenance PLC Programmer / Controls Technician. Responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repair of production and facility programmable equipment. This job will be specialized in PLC programing and electrical/controls related work. Must have strong PLC programming experience; Industrial electrical knowledge; and strong Mechanical abilities. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems in fast paced, automated manufacturing environment.

 

Employment type:        Full-time Regular

Hours per week:                    40

Overtime available:                 Yes

Overtime mandatory:              Yes

 

Benefits

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. 

 

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Create PLC programs for production machines and facility equipment 
  • Perform maintenance skills including, but not limited to, PLC program troubleshooting and repair of production machines or Facilities equipment.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Aid in and design of equipment related to electrical/controls and programming – implement said system improvements.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Participate in training and development programs including all areas of environmental, health and safety issues, especially those dealing with proper handling of hazardous materials and hazardous waste. 
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • An AA degree in electrical, mechanical, or industrial maintenance a plus with 4+ years of manufacturing experience

  • PLC programming experience required

  • Preferred to have strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills.

  • Knowledge of Computer Aided Design programs

  • Ability to Create, Draw and Read Machine related drawings with emphasis towards electric controls

  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently

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.

 

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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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