Exide Technologies TPS Fabricator in Kansas City, Kansas
The TPS Fabricator works closely with Team Leaders, Supervisors and Maintenance Technicians to assist with rapid improvements, rapid experimentation, and to provide key support to Team Leaders and Supervisors to assist with A3 problem solving
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.
Design and/or fabricate items brought about through TPS/Kaizen events
Perform a variety of welding, fabrication, machining, plumbing, and carpentry functions
Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
Participate in various TPS/Kaizen events
Position requires handling scrap materials and disposable protective clothing containing lead which requires proper disposal as a hazardous waste
Performs whatever other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Requires high level welding skills
Interpretation of blue prints and schematics
Creative ability to fabricate from general descriptions
Basic computer skills (MS Outlook, MS Office suite)
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 computer, peripherals, and lift 40 pounds from floor level to overhead. 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 work extended shifts and weekends as needed.
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 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.
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 2018-2177
Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type Regular Full-Time