Exide Technologies Preventative Maintenance Technician in Kansas City, Missouri

Overview

Exide Technologies is searching for a full-time Preventative Maintenance Technician. Must be able to Conduct preventative maintenance, machine setup, troubleshooting, improvements, and repairs. Candidates must be open to shift changes and a technical degree or training is preferred.

Employment type: Full-time Regular

Hours per week: 40

Overtime available: Yes

Overtime mandatory: Yes

On-the-job training: Yes

Position offers a competitive salary, discounted services, and full benefits including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability, company paid life insurance and AD&D, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, 401(k), other voluntary insurance options available.

Responsibilities

  • Complete scheduled comprehensive preventative maintenance on all plant wide machinery.

  • Work in a team environment to accomplish preventative maintenance projects.

  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, pneumatic, troubleshooting, and repair of production machines.

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, 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 scrap materials and disposable protective clothing containing lead which requires proper disposal as a hazardous waste.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor

  • Perform appropriate housekeeping tasks as needed

  • Handles and manages hazardous waste

  • May participate in emergency in minor cleanups and spills

  • May sign manifests for shipment of hazardous waste off-site

Qualifications

· High school graduate or GED equivalent; AA degree in mechanical, or industrial maintenance a plus;

· Must have a background in and or technical training mechanical systems.

· Good blood lead required

· Capable of wearing a respirator as required by job position

· Good work record, attendance and possess good communication skills

· 2+ years of manufacturing experience;

· Strong mechanical, pneumatic, and industrial skills

Physical 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 and move objects up to 40 pounds consistently with heavier weight necessary at times. Pass mechanical maintenance test. Pass medical prescreening – including a hair follicle drug screen.

s. 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. The employee may occasionally be exposed to lead, fume, noise, dirt, hazards, chemicals, heat and cold. Travel as required for training, meeting with regulatory agencies, and to other company sanctioned events.

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 2018-1846

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time