Exide Technologies

  • Maintenance Technician - Plant

    Job Locations US-GA-Columbus
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This job requires the overall maintenance on all production equipment of the plant.  Individual must be knowledgeable to do the repair, installation and preventive maintenance as required to ensure the smooth operation of the plant.


    1. Responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing plant production and facilities support equipment.
    2. Be able to read, understand and apply electrical, mechanical and pneumatic schematics and diagrams.
    3. Be able to troubleshoot and repair/replace PLCs, VFDs, Servos and Robotics.
    4. Competent in all industrial electrical wiring. Running equipment service including running conduit and sizing wire, wiring motors, running cabling and control wiring.
    5. Detect and diagnose electrical and/or mechanical problems, repair equipment as required (or directed) and test for proper operation prior to returning to production.
    6. Follow all health and safety practices within the facility. Have a working knowledge of the NEC code.
    7. Perform other duties as directed by the Maintenance Management Team

    Equipment Used:

    • Must be able to operator basic hand and power tools and be able to understand and operate more specialized equipment; such as volt meters, amp meters, torque and temperature indicating equipment, etc.
    • Must also be able to operator forklifts, man lifts and other common mechanized industrial equipment.


    *All required tools and toolbox will be provided for each technician.



    Physical Requirements:

    1. Be able to work on all equipment which would require bending, stooping, walking, climbing and other physical activities involved in performing the duties of their job;
    2. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment such as gloves, safety glasses, metatarsal guard shoes, hearing protection, etc., as outlined in established policy.
    3. Will constantly be exposed to extreme environmental conditions (hot, cold, humid).


    Education, Experience, Skills: 



    • 5-7 Years of Industrial Electrical Experience
    • High School Graduate and/or GED Required, associates’ degree preferred
    • Electro/mechanical aptitude with ability to diagnose the problem on the equipment.
    • Computer literate
    • Must achieve passing score on pre-employment assessment


    • Electrical Journeyman electrical Maintenance certificate and/or license a plus 
    • Formal technical training and/or previous maintenance experience in manufacturing plant/environment


    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 130 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 Network 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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