Exide Technologies

Respirator Clerk - Manchester, IA

Requisition ID
Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


  1. Must be able to lift and handle up to 25 lbs. Requires frequent standing with periodic turning and bending required.
  2. Must be able to understand and communicate simple English to receive training instruction and perform team responsibilities.
  3. Required to effectively clean, sanitize and maintain respirators and air helmets daily.
  4. Must have organizational skills to enable effective ordering of new respirator equipment and replacement parts as needed and to order miscellaneous janitorial supplies as needed
  5. Will be required to manage towel room and assist, or fill in, for janitorial duties as needed.
  6. Must be able to work safely and comply with safety and health regulations for the protection of self and fellow workers.
  7. Should have excellent attendance and must comply with the company attendance policy and absence reporting procedures.
  8. Must adhere to plant policies and procedures depicted in the employee handbook as well as conform to accepted general practices and conduct.
  9. Follow respirator cleaning as described in procedure SP 5.01. Copy of procedure is maintained in Respirator Room.
  10. Must maintain clean work area. Will perform daily house cleaning task such as sweeping, mopping, washing, painting, emptying waste containers, etc.
  11. May perform other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.


Normal Operating Procedures Include the following:

Clean, sanitize and maintain respirators and air helmets daily. Order new equipment and replace parts and other miscellaneous janitorial supplies as needed. Manage towel room and assist part-time janitor as needed. Perform other work as assigned by Environmental Manager or management designee.


Educational Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent is NOT required. Must be able to read, write and perform simple math (add, subtract, multiply, divide, average, etc.).



Washer, dryer, small hand tools. Must understand safe work procedures and safety equipment.

Protective Equipment:

Must wear personal protective equipment including steel-toed shoes, safety glasses with side shield goggles, latex gloves, hearing protection and respirator if required by LIA or blood lead list.



Maintain a clean and orderly work area always. This job also has periodic janitorial duties assigned as needed. Ensure allowed cleanup time is properly utilized for cleanup effort.


Facilities/working Environment:

Will also be exposed to lead in dust form, moving equipment, and other hazards.


Personal Hygiene:

Must be able to follow work instructions and procedures satisfactorily enough to ensure that high blood leads do not lead to medical removal. Adherence to General Policy includes mandatory shower and shampoo at the end of each work shift.

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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