Exide Technologies

Maintenance Technician

US-GA-Columbus
Requisition ID
2017-1167
Category
Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

This job requires the overall maintenance on all production equipment of the plant.  Individual must be knowledgeable and able to perform safe and efficient repair, installation and preventive maintenance as required to ensure the smooth operation of the plant.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing plant production and facilities support equipment.
  2. Conduct maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs
  3. Perform minor fixes such as repairing broken locks, filling gaps on walls etc.
  4. Detect and diagnose electrical and/or mechanical problems, repair equipment as required (or directed) and test for proper operation prior to returning to production.
  5. Follow all health and safety practices within the facility.
  6. Perform other duties as directed by the Maintenance Manager

Qualifications

Physical Requirements:

  1. Be able to work on equipment which would require bending, stooping, walking, climbing and other physical activities involved in performing the essential duties of the job.
  2. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment such as gloves, safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection, respirator, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) as outlined in established policy.
  3. Must be able to work in and tolerate hot, cold and humid environmental conditions.

Equipment Used:

Must be able to operate basic hand and power tools and be able to understand and operate more specialized equipment; such as volt meters, amp meters, torque and temperature indicating equipment, etc.  Must also be able to operator forklifts, man lifts and other common mechanized industrial equipment. *All tools and toolbox will be provided for each technician.

Education, Experience, Skills Required:

High School Graduate and/or GED, associates’ degree preferred

Experience using hand and electrical tools

Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems

Formal technical training and/or previous maintenance experience in manufacturing plant/environment. #LI

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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