Exide Technologies Production - Department Manager in Salina, Kansas


Responsible to provide leadership for departmental operations to include safety, quality, efficiency, and delivery, over battery assembly.

This position will work 1st shift.


Manage the manufacture of product within the standards of budget, policies, procedures, priorities, and quality.

Directly supervise shift supervisors.

Develop and implement methods to improve productivity, space utilization, and quality.

Assure compliance with all safety and health policies and procedures.

Train and develop supervision to include hourly work force.

Determine required staffing and maintain efficient use of hours.

Monitor and assure housekeeping and orderliness throughout the department.

Collaborate with maintenance to ensure optimal efficiency.

Comply with current Quality Systems requirements.

Support Lean Manufacturing procedures.

Able to prioritize opportunities and drive root cause analysis.

Perform other work as assigned by the Production Manager or Plant Manager.


Education, Experience, Skills Required:

BS in Business, Engineering, or related area, or equivalent experience plus 5+ years of experience.

Strong and demonstrated management skills.

Written and verbal communication skills.

Strong Excel skills.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing, and walking as necessary.

Equipment Used:

General office equipment, PC and various software.

Personal protective equipment as required.


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 2018-2074

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time