Exide Technologies

Shop Technician - Motive Power

US-TX-Houston
Requisition ID
2017-1516
Category
Field Service
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Shop Technician is responsible for repairing batteries, chargers and battery handling equipment in the warehouse in a timely and efficient manner. Drives batteries and product to customer’s site.

 

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Test and evaluate customer batteries in a timely manner, prioritize as needed, prepare evaluation reports.

  • Make repairs and overhaul batteries.
  • Prep batteries and chargers for shipment (returns, demos, RGA, new, and rental).
  • Load and unload shipments.
  • Prep scrap batteries for shipment. Prepare paperwork for shipping.
  • Perform service calls as requested by Service Supervisor.
  • Cell teardowns as required by Warranty.
  • Keep shop area and warehouse clean, safe and organized.
  • Responsible for Rental Fleet, clean, water, recharge and restock.
  • Maintain shop supplies, cells, paint, etc. and report to Management needs.
  • Responsible to receive, store, document, and maintain consignment batteries.
  • Fill out PIR’s and all related paperwork pertaining to Shop/Warehouse.
  • Help out on special projects as requested by Management.

Qualifications

Education, Experience, Certifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of general laborer or material handling experience.
  • Battery industry or related experience a plus.
  • Possess Commercial Drivers License with hazardous material endorsements
  • Forklift Training Certification

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of standard shop tools.
  • Understanding of basic electricity/electronics in order to troubleshoot the problem.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical manuals.
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers, customer and management.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to calculate prices accurately when quoting estimates or completion of the work order for billing purposes such as adding, subtracting, percentages and volume.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions on the work that needs to be performed.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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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