Exide Technologies

Scheduler / Buyer

Requisition ID
Supply Chain/Logistics
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The position is responsible purchasing all production items required in the plant and all production related purchased parts used in the finishing and shipping departments of the plant.


  • Ensure all requirements reflect proper and correct lead time and quantities expected to fulfill the weekly production of cells.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of materials for plant and DC
  • Champion the Strategic sourcing initiatives in Columbus.
  • Set up minimum/maximum inventories on parts for MSB DC.
  • Identify problem vendors and find secondary sources.
  • Order and ensure maintenance parts are maintained. 
  • Order special parts for plant maintenance.
  • Issue Purchase Order for plant supplies.
  • Maintain J.D. Edwards’s records.
  • Identify and negotiate prices for supplies.
  • Follow health and safety practices as they apply to work and facility.
  • Perform other duties as requested by Manager and Facilities Engineer.


Education, Experience, Certifications:

  • Associate degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Two to four years experience in a manufacturing environment.


Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Highly motivated individual with good communication skills.
  • Effective communications, written and verbal.
  • Good computer skills including use of Word, Excel and other software.
  • Initiative and willingness to take on multiple projects.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret  company policies and procedures;
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers, customer and management. 


Basic math skills required.


Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions on the work that needs to be performed.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, plant and Corporate polices and procedures.


Individual will be working in office environment, standing and walking throughout the plant.


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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