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Exide Technologies Maintenance Technician in Kansas City, Missouri

Overview

Exide Technologies is searching for a full-time Maintenance Technician with strong PLC programing skills to integrate our machinery with manufacturing tracking systems. This position is also responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repair of production and facility programmable equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes. This job will be specialized in electrical/controls and programing related work. Must have Industrial electrical knowledge, PLC experience (Siemens and/or Allen Bradley), and strong Mechanical abilities. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical problems in fast paced, automated manufacturing environment.

Benefits

Position offers a competitive salary, discounted services, and full benefits including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability, company paid life insurance and AD&D, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, 401(k), other voluntary insurance options available.

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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 essential functions.

  • Create PLC programs for production machines and facility equipment

  • Perform maintenance skills including, but not limited to, PLC program troubleshooting and repair of production machines or Facilities equipment.

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

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

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

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

  • Aid in and design of equipment related to electrical/controls and programming – implement said system improvements.

  • 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.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • An AA degree in electrical, mechanical, or industrial maintenance a plus with 4+ years of manufacturing experience

  • PLC programming experience required

  • Preferred to have strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills.

  • Knowledge of Computer Aided Design programs

  • Ability to Create, Draw and Read Machine related drawings with emphasis towards electric controls

  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently

Physical 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 a computer and peripherals and lift 40 pounds from floor level, 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 climb stairs. 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. The employee may occasionally be exposed to lead, fume, noise, dirt, hazards, chemicals, heat and cold. Travel as required for training, meeting with regulatory agencies, and to other company sanctioned events.

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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 2019-2518

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

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