Exide Technologies Corporate Lab Technologist in Milton, Georgia
The Corporate Laboratory Technologist is an integral part of the Engineering and Laboratory Team. The Technologist supports engineering activities by preparing and testing battery and component samples and collecting, analyzing, and distributing data to engineers and scientists. They will assist with the daily analytical testing utilizing various analytical instrumentation. The Technologist also assists scientists and engineers with special projects requiring technical knowledge. They assist in maintaining all laboratory equipment, instruments, functions, and processes. The Technologist will have responsibilities in both the Battery Test Lab and the Corporate Materials Lab.
Prepare batteries or sub-components for test and conduct testing as required
Compile test data for analysis and provide summaries to the requesting engineer
Use a full range of battery knowledge to set-up, monitor, and manage specialized tests.
Analyze battery and warranty failures, working with both Engineering and Quality functions
With training, perform use specialized techniques for chemical analysis on inorganic and organic battery materials.
Develop knowledge in all aspects of laboratory operation, including chemical, physical, electrical, and environmental lab activities and be able to demonstrate growing independence with testing in these areas.
Prepare or modify laboratory work instructions as required. Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Familiar with all lab policies and procedures. (Chemical Hygiene Plan, 5-S Plan, EHS Policies)
Maintain and calibrate battery and analytical test equipment
Assist engineers on special projects as directed
Provide guidance to Technicians in their work
Additional and/or other duties as may be assigned.
Knowledge of inorganic and organic chemistry tests or ability to be trained in the techniques
Knowledge of ICP, XRD, MTL, PSZ, SEM, Instron, BET, PYC, PRS, DSC, FTIR, GC, and ECC Instrumentation, operating principles, maintenance and basic repair or ability to be trained in the techniques
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Windows based programs, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation programs.
Experience with scientific/statistics software packages is preferred.
Ability to read and comprehend technical instruction manuals and specifications.
Capable of writing technical reports and to effectively present information in discussions within Exide
Good record-keeping and documentation skills.
Function enthusiastically in a team environment unconditionally sharing recognition; effectively contribute to establishing and executing group goals; and respectfully treat other team members at all times.
Ability to generate statistically fitted curves and plots from raw data.
Ability to understand and calculate algebraic formulas accurately
Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometric equations including regression analysis
Generate and understand curves and plots from raw data
Experience / Education:
Four Year Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
Minimum of two year’s experience in development or quality laboratory environment
Travel, other requirements:
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.
Job Locations GA-Milton
Requisition ID 2020-2597
Category Research & Development
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Address 13000 Deerfield Parkway, Bldg 200
Postal Code 30004