Exide Technologies

  • Maintenance Tech I

    Job Locations US-KS-Kansas City
    Requisition ID
    2018-1593
    Category
    Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Starting pay rate = $22.00 per hour, with experience could be $23.35 to start!

     

    Exide Technologies is searching for a full-time Maintenance Technician. Must have Industrial electrical knowledge, PLC experience (Siemens and/or Allen Bradley), and strong Mechanical abilities. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems in fast paced, automated manufacturing environment. Candidates must be open to shift changes and a technical degree or training is preferred. 

    12 hr A/C shift:           4:00 AM to 4:30 PM

    12 hr B/D shift:           4:00 PM to 4:30 AM

    Employment type:        Full-time Regular

    Hours per week:                   36-48

    Overtime available:                 Yes

    Overtime mandatory:              Yes

    On-the-job training:               Yes 

     

    Position offers a competitive salary, discounted services, and full benefits including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability, company paid life insurance and AD&D, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, 401(k), other voluntary insurance options available. 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
    • Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.
    • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
    • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
    • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
    • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
    • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
    • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
    • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
    • 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.
    • Position requires handling scrap materials and disposable protective clothing containing lead which requires proper disposal as a hazardous waste.
    • Performs what ever other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Pass mechanical maintenance test
    • An AA degree in mechanical, or industrial maintenance a plus
    • 2+ years of manufacturing experience
    • Strong mechanical, pneumatic, and industrial skills
    • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently

    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, craw, 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 for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 129 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

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