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Exide Technologies Industrial Electrician in Manchester, Iowa


Position available in Manchester, Iowa – $2,500 sign-on bonus!! Starting pay rate = $31.86 per hour!

About the role:

You will be joining Exide’s battery manufacturing plant at an exciting time! Increased customer demand for our products has resulted in a capital investment at the plant to include new production lines with the latest robotic equipment. Now we need your help to update the Electrical issues, PLCs and perform preventative maintenance to ensure we meet production targets. The 12-hour night shift begins at 6:00 pm and enables you to typically work 3 or 4 days/week and time off for family events!

About the work location:

Manchester is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States, located along the Highway 20 corridor between Dyersville and Independence. Delaware County is centrally located just 45 minutes from some of Iowa’s biggest hubs (Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, and Dubuque) – but you don’t need to go far to find excitement. Delaware County is home to several golf courses, parks, museums, retail shops, a movie theatre, festivals and fairs, water sport recreational areas, and evening entertainment. Delaware County offers successful academics programs in three community school districts and a critical access hospital to provide healthcare close to home.

To learn more about Manchester, Iowa (postal code 52057) – click the links below:

Delaware County Economic Development Website

Wikipedia - Manchester, Iowa

Willing to relocate? Relocation bonus available!

Benefit package includes:

  • Medical, prescription, dental and vision plans

  • Short-term, long term disability and employee life

  • 401(k) plan with Company match

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Exide pays the majority of your benefit contribution costs

  • Most benefits are effective on your date of hire


Job Description:

  1. Must be able to handle and lift up to 70 lbs. occasionally throughout shift. Work requires frequent standing with periodic climbing, turning, and bending required.

  2. Be capable of effectively meeting a wide range of diverse plant electrical work and project needs. Position requires strong electrical background and aptitude. Must be capable of developing new methods to overcome electrical engineering or maintenance problems. Fabrication and welding skills are required. Will assist in assisting with leadership of maintenance skills on projects which require a higher level of technical expertise.

3.Demonstrated knowledge and capability in the following disciplines; 480V 3 phase power, design of relay logic, trouble shoot PLC logic/programming, interpretation of electrical schematics, demonstrated knowledge of wire size, fuse size, motor controllers.

  1. Demonstrated knowledge and compliance ability with NEC and OSHA regulations as well as demonstrated mechanical ability in the following areas: troubleshooting, machine fabrication, overhauling, pneumatics, and hydraulics.

  2. Will be required to work with limited direct supervision and will ensure a satisfactory level of electrical parts inventory is maintained.

  3. Must be able to understand and communicate in simple English to receive training instruction and perform team responsibilities.

  4. Must follow safety and health procedures for the protection of self and fellow workers,

including lockout/tag out, confined space entry.

  1. Must accurately complete necessary paperwork as required.

  2. Should have excellent attendance and must comply with the company attendance policy and reporting procedures.

  3. Must adhere to plant policies and procedures depicted in the employee handbook as well as conform to accepted general practices and conduct


Educational Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent with five years trade experience (manufacturing/commercial) or two years technical school (electronics technology/commercial wiring) or a combination of both.


Multimeter, oscilloscope, amp probe, other testing equipment, bench and hand power tools, numerous types of powered equipment, control panels, and safety equipment.

Protective Equipment:

Must be able to wear work uniform, personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields, heat resistant sleeves as needed, hearing protection; metatarsal steel-toed shoes; blue leather, blue hynit, or white cotton gloves, and respirator as required by Lead in Air's in the department.


Responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly work area and ensuring parts and supplies areas are well organized and maintained.

Facilities/Working Environment:

Will be exposed to extreme hot, humid, and cold working conditions. Will be exposed to lead in the form of dust, fumes, molten lead, flames, hot equipment, moving equipment, and other hazards.

Personal Hygiene:

Must be able to follow work instructions and procedures satisfactorily enough to ensure that high blood leads do not lead to medical removal. Adherence to General Policy includes shower and shampoo at the end of each work shift.


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 2019-2262

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time