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Exide Technologies Maintenance Technician - Facilities in Kansas City, Kansas

Overview

Exide Technologies has a Maintenace Technician - Facilities open at our facility in Kansas City, Kansas. You will be responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production, facility, waste water treatment, and acid farm equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • Maintain and work individually with wastewater treatment systems, acid farm, cooling towers, compressors, bag houses, air handling equipment, facility equipment, electrical powered machinery, computers, and perform preventive maintenance on machines

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of said equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of facility equipment during machine/equipment service

  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on plant facilities machines and equipment

  • Perform maintenance skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of facility equipment

  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.

  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain machines and equipment relevant to plant facilities

  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service

  • Aid in the design of equipment – design and implement system improvements

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties

  • Follow quality control specifications and maintain accurate process records

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

  • 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 scrap materials and disposable protective clothing containing lead which requires proper disposal as a hazardous waste.

  • Performs what ever other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor or manager.

  • Ability to report to the plant on off shift and respond to facilities equipment emergencies

  • Aid in the design of equipment – design and implement system improvements

  • Comply with current Environmental System Requirements

Qualifications

  • Requires a high school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience;

  • AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus; 4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with some PLC experience and HVAC.

  • Knowledge of Computer Aided Design programs a plus.

  • Ability to Create, Draw and Read Electrical and Plumbing prints.

  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.

  • General PLC and HMI programming capabilities a plus.

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

Requisition ID 2020-2700

Category Manufacturing - Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 3001 Fairfax Trafficway

Postal Code 66115

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