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Maintenance Technician

Exide Technologies Kansas City Full-Time
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Overview

“Power up” your career as a member of a skilled industrial maintenance team with a leading manufacturer of transportation and telecom batteries!

 

This is an exciting role where you will Conduct Die Maintenance changes and repairs, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance service.

You’ll benefit from Competitive hourly pay, excellent benefits, above and beyond safety procedures, and the backing of a stable and growing global organization. 

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Above average compensation – Starting at $26.96/hr.  + annual performance reviews with opportunities for wage increases.
  • Great benefits – Including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability, company paid life insurance and AD&D, paid vacation, 8 paid holidays (96 hours per year), 401(k) with company match and immediate vesting, other voluntary insurance options available.
  • Excellent location – This plant is located close to the airport and within the suburbs of Kansas City, so you won’t have to worry about commuting to the downtown area.
  • Advancement and growth – With 6 manufacturing facilities in the US, there are always opportunities to move up or around within the company.
  • Products that make a difference – From the ocean depths to the top of Mount Everest and even on the moon, Exide batteries have been helping power the world forward for 130 years.
  • A and B DAY shift positions available – 6:45 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. 12-hour shifts with a schedule resulting in working every other weekend and off every other weekend 3 days.
  • Uniforms provided to employees at no cost – Includes $170 per year for safety shoes and assistance with prescription safety glasses.
Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.
Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
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.
Position requires handling scraps materials and disposable protective clothing containing lead which requires proper disposal as a hazardous waste, which are to be disposed of in appropriately marked hazardous waste containers
Follow health and safety practices as they apply to area of work and the facility
Perform appropriate housekeeping tasks as needed
Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by manager

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Pass mechanical maintenance test
An AA degree in mechanical, or industrial maintenance a plus
2+ years of manufacturing experience
Strong mechanical, pneumatic, and industrial skills
Must be highly motivated and able to work independently

PHYSICIAL 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. Exposed to lead, fumes, chemicals, operating equipment, and vehicles.

Exide Technologies provides a Drug-Free Workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE M/F/D/V/SO

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.

 

Skills required

Maintenance
Testing
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Instrument Troubleshooting
Adjustment Of Components
Troubleshooting Manufacturing Equipment

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