Exide Technologies

Production Machine Operator

US-MO-Kansas City
Requisition ID
2017-1339
Category
Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Exide Technologies is opening a new facility near the Kansas City Airport and is searching for production operators with strong mechanical skills, attention to safety and quality, proven attendance record, and great work ethic. Associates will be operating state-of-the-are casting and punch press machinery on a three shift operation. Responsibilities include meeting production goals; following standardized work practices, material handling; quality checks; and embracing lean initiatives.

 

Employment type:         Full-time Regular

Shifts:                          2nd and 3rd

Hours per week:            40

Overtime available:         Yes

 

Benefits

Excellent pay, discounted services, and full benefits including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability and LTD, 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 $22.50 hr plus incentive pay and overtime. 

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.

  • Set up and run all equipment per established standard operating procedures
  • Crosstrain on all functions of the operation (Casting, Punch, and Material Handling)
  • Must have strong mechanical ability to run equipment and make necessary adjustments when needed
  • Responsible for daily production reports and making accurate production counts
  • Perform appropriate 5s tasks as needed
  • 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

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Must be able to work at fast pace
  • Must have good work record, attendance, and possess good communication skills
  • Must be available to work overtime as needed
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Must be able to complete post offer background check and 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, crawl, 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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