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Exide Technologies Engineering Technician in Kansas City, Kansas

Overview

The Engineering Technician will work within the engineering team and provide assistance to production, maintenance and support the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes. This individual will also be responsible for the coordination of multiple projects within the facility. This individual will be knowledgeable in mechanical and electrical energy sources and troubleshoot problems in a fast-paced, automated manufacturing environment, as they relate to the manufacturing of lead-acid batteries.

Responsibilities

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

  • Manage projects related to equipment and process, as assigned by the Engineering Manager

  • Provide troubleshooting and problem-solving assistance to facility

  • Using own initiative, follow up with results, conclusions and recommendations

  • Understands and follows procedures to ensure a safe working environment

  • Maintain and develop processes that achieve required quality, efficiency, and cost targets

  • Generate ideas leading to cost reduction, product or process improvement, and scrap reduction

  • Participate in training and development programs including all areas of environmental, health and safety, especially those dealing with proper handling of hazardous materials and hazardous waste.

Qualifications

  • High School or GED required

  • Associates preferred

  • 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Technical aptitude for mechanical and electrical equipment

  • An understanding in Electrical and Mechanical energy sources

  • Ability to trouble shoot equipment and find root cause of issues

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Microsoft Office programs, AutoCAD / Inventor an advantage

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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 computer, peripherals, and lift 40 pounds from floor level to overhead. 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 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, moving 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 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 2019-2525

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular Full-Time

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