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Exide Technologies Operations Manager in Salina, Kansas


Direct, coordinate, and evaluate the plant operations to achieve finished products on time, of high quality, at targeted quantity, within established cost objectives, while maintaining established levels for both work in process and finished inventories.


  • Exercise direct control of production, quality, volume, cost, schedule and inventory target compliance.

  • Assure production levels are attained by anticipating needs, establishing goals, and determining priorities.

  • Determine direct and indirect manning requirements to maximize throughput with minimum manning.

  • Anticipate equipment/tooling needs, make recommendations, and develop alternatives to avoid production down time.

  • Meet budget limitations for total unit cost.

  • Direct and lead the plant Continuous Improvement team. Encourage and submit cost savings measures.

  • Actively promote safety and health programs by setting an example, developing processes, insisting on clean and orderly work areas, and maintaining low blood leads and good work habits.

  • Meet or exceed product quality specifications as evidenced by QCPC and turn-back rations within established guidelines.

  • Recognize potential in subordinates and take affirmative action to develop and promote employees, while establishing inclusion and accountability.

  • Promote cooperation between shifts, assure excellent communication avenues, and provide recognition.

  • Promptly review disciplinary problems and recommend action.

  • Comply with current Quality Systems requirements.

  • Follow Excel Lean Manufacturing procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor of Science in Business, Management, Technical preferred

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with employees, supervisors, engineers, visitors, and corporate officials.

  • 5+ years of Sr. Management experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Computer knowledge and skills; MS Office, Google.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to Perform continuous walking, standing, and lifting.

Equipment Used:

  • PC and General Office Equipment.


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 2019-2392

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time