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Exide Technologies Maintenance Supervisor in Salina, Kansas

Overview

Self-starter with excellent management, problem solving, communication and project management skills. Must be able to effectively organize, direct and control all aspects of maintenance shift operation with emphasis on safety, budgeting, team building and department training. Work effectively with plant engineering and all other departments to establish operational efficiency of production equipment, which relate to elimination of recurring equipment issues, continuous improvement, equipment modular quick change and setup reduction.

Shifts are scheduled for 12 hours, and mandatory overtime may be required; weekend work is a part of all schedules.

Schedule:

  • D- Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and every other Wednesday (Nights)

About the Salina, KS. plant:

  • Largest plant in physical size in Exide’s portfolio

  • Produces the most batteries on an annual basis

  • Approximately 800 employees

  • 50+ employees in maintenance department; more than 1 Electrical Controls Tech per shift

  • Average years of company service is 7.5

Salina, located at the crossroads of I-70 and I-135, is a city of 53,000 people. It has a strong, diverse economy, based on industry sectors in aviation, technology, production cabinetry, manufacturing, medical services, education, and transportation and distribution. As such, it has become a regional employment, retail, medical, and hospitality hub for North Central and Central Kansas.

To learn more about Salina, Kansas (postal code 67401) – click the link below:

https://www.salinakansas.org/

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

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Exide pays the majority of your benefit contribution costs

  • Most benefits are effective on your date of hire

Apply online or text plantjobs to 97211 to begin your pre-screening process!

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Must be able to properly organize, direct and control skilled labor in the areas of equipment repair and safety training.

  • Must have knowledge of computerized maintenance systems to effectively manage all aspects of the maintenance operation. i.e. MRO, work order system, and Preventive/Predictive Operation.

  • Must have the ability to implement and sustain elimination of equipment recurring issue program.

  • Comply with local, state, and federal guidelines as specified in codes.

  • Comply with plant safety, healthy and personnel policies.

  • Meet budget requirements with regard to manning and other department cost..

  • Hands- on approach required at times in assisting subordinates at meeting deadlines.

  • Must be able to identify opportunities that ultimately reduce maintenance cost.

  • Comply with current Quality Systems requirements.

  • Follow Lean Manufacturing procedures.

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the Maintenance Manager.

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional standing, sitting, walking, bending and twisting.

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects, and assist in moving machinery to and from production floor.

  • Must be able to work in high places, deep pits, and be able to work in any weather conditions.

Equipment Used:

  • Various hand and power tools, welders, grinders, torch, mill, and lathe

  • Must possess required computer skills to properly and effectively perform job. Required computer skills relate to Microsoft office programs i.e. Word, Excel and Power Point. Other computer skills relate to maintenance management programs.

Qualifications

Education, Experience, Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Management preferred.

  • Will consider a minimum of 6 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Maintenance operations OR a combination of education and experience.

  • Must have exceptional organizational skill, must have multi-tasking skills, must be a team-oriented person with exceptional communication skills, and must be a self-starter.

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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.

Job Locations KS-Salina

Requisition ID 2020-2682

Category Manufacturing - Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 413 E. Berg Road

Postal Code 67401

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