Exide Technologies

  • Maintenance Supervisor

    Job Locations US-KS-Kansas City
    Requisition ID
    2018-1766
    Category
    Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Assist the Maintenance Manager with the daily maintenance operations of the plant on off shift operations. Responsible for the technicians assigned to the department, the maintenance of plant equipment and OSHA/EPA compliance of the equipment.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the supervision of the Maintenance Tech I, Maintenance Group Leads, and PM Technicians to ensure maximum utilization of maintenance employees to keep the plant running efficiently and minimizing equipment downtime
    • Plans, organizes, and directs day-to-day workflow and activities of reports.  Reviews completed assignments for quality and accuracy.  Evaluates the performance of subordinates; recommends hire and termination actions
    • Responsible for ensuring equipment is maintained to comply with all environmental and health and safety requirements
    • Responsible for ensuring preventive maintenance work orders are done in a timely basis and entered into the CMMS maintenance system
    • Provide technical training and guidance for maintenance, supervisors, and employees on equipment
    • Follow all established standard maintenance procedures while working on equipment
    • Responsible for learning all equipment which requires a strong mechanical and electrical background
    • 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 scraps materials and disposable protective clothing containing lead which requires proper disposal as a hazardous waste, which are to be disposed of in appropriately marked hazardous waste containers
    • Follow health and safety practices as they apply to area of work and the facility

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

     

    • High school graduate and other training pertaining to mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems
    • Three to five years of experience in manufacturing field
    • Basic computer skills to include, but not limited to excel, word, power point 
    • Proven technical aptitude for chemical processes, electrical and mechanical equipment
    • Highly motivated individual with good written communication and presentation skills
    • Proven interpersonal and supervisory skill
    • Considerable standing and walking; must be able to wear respirator as required by job
    • Ability to work all shifts and follow all environmental, health and safety procedures

    MATHMATICAL SKILLS

    • Basic math skills with the ability to do basic algebraic and geometric functions.

    REASONING ABILITY

     

    • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions, work procedures, standard operating practices, and directions with or without immediate supervision
    • Have independent problem-solving and decision-making skills
    • Be able to determine priorities in absence of maintenance manager

    PHYSICIAL 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.  Exposed to lead, fumes, chemicals, operating equipment, and vehicles.

    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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