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Exide Technologies Hiring Vets for Maintenance Techs! in Forest City, Missouri

Overview

Exide Technologies is currently looking for qualified candidates to fill maintenance positions at manufacturing and recycling plants. Successful candidates must have mechanical and or electrical skills. Be able to build, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment to meet or exceed production goals set forth each day. Will work with other maintenance technicians and operators in a team based manufacturing environment.

Applicants MUST be available to work second and third (or night) shifts.

Exide Technologies offers a strong benefit package that includes the following:

  • Medical, prescription, dental and vision plans

  • Short-term, long term disability and employee life

  • 401(k) plan with Company match

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Exide pays the majority of your benefit contribution costs

  • Most benefits are effective on your date of hire

Jobs available in the following locations:

AR - Fort Smith

IA - Manchester

IN - Muncie

KS - Kansas City

MO- Kansas City

MO - Forest City

PA - Lancaster

Responsibilities

  • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems.

  • Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance.

  • Inspect or test damaged machine parts, and mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs.

  • Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair

  • Reassemble machines after the completion of repair or maintenance work.

  • Follow and enforce all safety rules, including but not limited to Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) procedures

  • Hold blood lead levels low by adhering to good safety practices.

  • Provide ideas/solutions to equipment improvement and participate on miscellaneous improvement teams.

  • Communicate with coworkers to coordinate installations or repairs

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

Physical Requirements:

  • Continuous standing, lifting, bending, and twisting

  • Occasionally required to work in extreme environmental conditions (hot, cold, humid)

  • Must wear personal protective equipment such as gloves, respirator, safety glasses, and steel toed shoes, hearing protection, etc., as outlined in established department PPE policy.

  • Must be able to do some heavy lifting.

Equipment Used:

  • Small hand tools, control panels, data collection equipment.

Education, Experience, Skills Required:

  • Must achieve passing score on pre-employment assessment

  • Previous manufacturing, industrial or military experience.

  • Computer literate.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in understanding hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and electrical operations.

  • Extensive troubleshooting skills and be familiar with:

  • VFD's,

  • PLC's

  • soft start equipment

  • motor starters

  • motors up to 450 HP

  • lighting controls

  • 480 volt 3 phase expertise.

  • General machine and equipment repair experience

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.

Job Locations KS-Kansas City | MO-Kansas City | AR-Fort Smith | IA-Manchester | IN-Muncie | MO-Forest City | PA-Lancaster

Requisition ID 2020-2598

Category Manufacturing - Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 3001 Fairfax Trafficway

Postal Code 66115

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