Exide Technologies Production Operator in Fort Smith, Arkansas


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

  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is required to regularly attend eight (8) hour shifts on 1st, 2nd or 3rd shifts from Monday through Friday with mandatory overtime frequently.

  • Helps completes daily and weekly 5s responsibilities particularly for their area and for the department.

  • Must be reliable and maintain a good attendance record.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • One to three years of manufacturing experience, preference given to experience with batteries and / or mechanical processes.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical instructions.

  • Effectively communicate with co-workers, customer and management.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

  • Prefer the ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions to help determine the work that needs to be performed

  • Prefer an understanding of basic electricity/electronics in order to troubleshoot problems


While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly required to maintain an acceptable pace of production, and occasionally required to maintain a faster pace of production with multiple priorities and frequent changes.


  • Certified crane or hoist operator as needed.

  • May require a valid Operator License for powered industrial truck (also known as forklift, Drexel, or pallet jack).


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.

Requisition ID 2018-2183

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time