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Exide Technologies Maintenance Technician in Manchester, Iowa


Maintenance Technician in Manchester, Iowa

$2,500 sign-on bonus!! Starting hourly rate of $27.85! Relocation assistance provided!

Maintenance responsibility is divided into plant zones: grid casting/oxide, pasting/oxide, assembly, dry charge, shop. Weekend maintenance is primarily related to preventive maintenance. Responsibilities include machine rebuilding and repairs on all production and building equipment or machinery.

MUST be available to work 2nd shift (6:00 pm-6:00 am) Shifts are scheduled for 12 hours; rotating weekend work should also be expected.

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  1. Strong mechanical aptitude to effectively meet diverse plant general maintenance.

  2. Preferred experience includes: equipment repair and trouble shooting capability, troubleshoot and repair pneumatics, hydraulics, and power transmission systems. You must be able to read related schematics, rebuilding and repair components, reading blueprints, operate assorted hand tools, machine shop equipment (lathe, mill, surface grinder) and fabricate parts from prints, arc and wire weld.

  3. Electrical preferred experience includes: reading electrical schematics, expertise in 480V, 3 Phase, relay logic. Ability to troubleshoot equipment including PLC's for input and output, wire motors for high and low voltage, troubleshoot heater elements, heaters, power supply systems by checking fuses and circuit breakers, changing motors, switches, etc. Demonstrated knowledge and compliance ability with NEC and OSHA regulations.

  4. Must be able to read piping schematics and have basic plumbing skills with threading ability and PVC welding ability.

  5. Ability to work with limited direct supervision.

  6. Follow safety and health procedures for the protection of self and fellow workers including lock out/tag out, confined space entry.

  7. Accurately complete work orders, parts requests and other paperwork as required.



Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Prefer two years maintenance experience (strongly preferred in a manufacturing environment) or two years post high school training or combination of both.


Multimeter, amp probe, lathe, mill, benchtop grinder, drill press, other testing equipment, bench and hand power tools, numerous types of powered equipment, control panels, and safety equipment.

Protective Equipment/Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to wear work uniform, personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with sideshields, heat resistant sleeves as needed, hearing protection; metatarsal steel-toed shoes; blue leather, blue hynit, or white cotton gloves, and respirator as required by Lead in Air's in the department.

  • Must be able to handle and lift up to 70 lbs. occasionally throughout shift.

  • Work requires frequent standing with periodic climbing, turning, and bending required.


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 IA-Manchester | IA-Iowa City

Requisition ID 2020-2586

Category Manufacturing - Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 913 South 10th Street

Postal Code 52057