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Exide Technologies Respirator Clerk in Manchester, Iowa


Exide is actively looking for a Respirator Clerk to join our facility in Manchester.

  • Hourly pay starting at $14.19. Week starts on Sunday night at 9p.m. and ends on Friday at 5a.m.

  • Hours are 9p.m. - 5a.m. with OT as needed.

  1. Must be able to lift and handle up to 25 lbs. Requires frequent standing with periodic turning and bending required.

  2. Must be able to understand and communicate simple English to receive training instruction and perform team responsibilities.

  3. Required to effectively clean, sanitize and maintain respirators and air helmets daily.

  4. Must have organizational skills to enable effective ordering of new respirator equipment and replacement parts as needed and to order miscellaneous janitorial supplies as needed

  5. Will be required to manage towel room and assist, or fill in, for janitorial duties as needed.

  6. Must be able to work safely and comply with safety and health regulations for the protection of self and fellow workers.

  7. Should have excellent attendance and must comply with the company attendance policy and absence reporting procedures.

  8. Must adhere to plant policies and procedures depicted in the employee handbook as well as conform to accepted general practices and conduct.

  9. Follow respirator cleaning as described in procedure SP 5.01. Copy of procedure is maintained in Respirator Room.

  10. Must maintain clean work area. Will perform daily house cleaning task such as sweeping, mopping, washing, painting, emptying waste containers, etc.

  11. May perform other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.

  • Exide Technologies offers a strong benefit package that includes the following:

  • Medical, prescription, dental and vision plans

  • Short-term, long term disability and employee life

  • 401(k) plan with Company match

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Exide pays the majority of your benefit contribution costs

  • Most benefits are effective on your date of hire


Normal Operating Procedures Include the following:

Clean, sanitize and maintain respirators and air helmets daily. Order new equipment and replace parts and other miscellaneous janitorial supplies as needed. Manage towel room and assist part-time janitor as needed. Perform other work as assigned by Environmental Manager or management designee.


Educational Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent is NOT required. Must be able to read, write and perform simple math (add, subtract, multiply, divide, average, etc.).


Washer, dryer, small hand tools. Must understand safe work procedures and safety equipment.

Protective Equipment:

Must wear personal protective equipment including steel-toed shoes, safety glasses with side shield goggles, latex gloves, hearing protection and respirator if required by LIA or blood lead list.


Maintain a clean and orderly work area always. This job also has periodic janitorial duties assigned as needed. Ensure allowed cleanup time is properly utilized for cleanup effort.

Facilities/working Environment:

Will also be exposed to lead in dust form, moving equipment, and other hazards.

Personal Hygiene:

Must be able to follow work instructions and procedures satisfactorily enough to ensure that high blood leads do not lead to medical removal. Adherence to General Policy includes mandatory shower and shampoo at the end of each work shift.

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 2019-2484

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time