Exide Technologies

Quality Lab Technician

US-AR-Fort Smith
Requisition ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Individual will maintain the quality specifications of the product and assist the Production Departments by communicating accurate and timely laboratory analysis.


  • Perform instrumental analysis on product and process samples as directed for quality and environmental control.
  • Perform required sampling and sample preparation for analysis.
  • Maintain working area, equipment and reagents in functional and safe condition.
  • Communicate and maintain record of results and prepare required reports.


  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field or equivalent in experience and education. 
  • Previous experience working with analytics and analytical/testing equipment. 
  • Advanced knowledge of safe chemical testing and handling practices.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently exposed to fumes, dust, airborne particles, and extreme heat and humidity.
  • While much work will be performed in an office setting, significant time will be required in the manufacturing facility, where additional exposure is likely.
  • Noise levels in the manufacturing facility are usually moderate to high.
  • May be required to wear respiratory protection in certain areas of the manufacturing facility. 
  • Qualified candidates must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and climb with minimal effort.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

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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