Starting pay rate: $25.28/hour.
1st shift immediately available; 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities too.
The position is responsible for mechanical and electrical maintenance repairs and installation of new equipment.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must possess or be able to obtain high pressure boiler license within 1 year of starting the position
Preferences given to:
Experience with battery manufacturing
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical instructions.
Effectively communicate with co-workers, customer and management.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Pass a basic maintenance test as administered by the Company
Prefer the ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions to help determine the work that needs to be performed
Prefer an understanding of basic electricity/electronics in order to troubleshoot problems
While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly required to maintain an acceptable pace of production, and occasionally required to maintain a faster pace of production with multiple priorities and frequent changes.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:
Certified crane or hoist operator
May require a valid Operator License for powered industrial truck (also known as forklift, Drexel, or pallet jack)
OTHER CATEGORIES AS REQUIRED:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly required to stand; use hands to grasp, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Individual is frequently required to look from side to side. Individual is occasionally required to walk, use both hands to manipulate, control or set; bend their neck to look up and down, bend their waist to reach for things below their shoulders and hips; operate foot controls in a repetitive movement; hear verbal instructions and equipment traffic around them.
Ability to occasionally lift up to 40 lbs. on a daily basis and regularly lift, push or pull 41 to 150 lbs. with assistance of equipment on a daily to weekly basis.
Individual is frequently required to use brazing torch, hand tools, and to occasionally use air tools and a touch screen computer screen.
Regular use of safety glasses, gloves, uniforms, steel toed boots and welding or cutting goggles at all times in the plant (provided by employer) and use of respirator as necessary.
Vision requirements: 20/40 or better, depth perception and full field view.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly exposed to molten lead, dust and heavy metals, like lead, and cadmium.
Individual occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals like acid and risk of electrical shock or causing electrical shock.
Individual is regularly exposed to extreme heat and humidity during the summer months in a plant that is not air conditioned.
Individual is occasionally exposed to odors, moving machinery (different types of forklifts and pallet jacks).
Individual is regularly exposed to lead, lead dust, epoxy (gluing at another in the immediate area), gases (natural gas and oxygen), solvents (isopropyl alcohol), and occasionally paint.
Noise level is minimal to loud where hearing protection is offered but not required, and the surroundings are clean to dirty.
Website : http://www.exide.com/
Exide Technologies manufactures and supplies lead-acid batteries for transportation and industrial applications worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Transportation Americas, Transportation Europe and Rest of World (ROW), Industrial Energy Americas, and Industrial Energy Europe and ROW. It offers transportation batteries, such as starting, lighting, and ignition batteries for cars, trucks, off-road vehicles, agricultural and construction vehicles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, marine, micro-hybrids, and other applications under the Exide, Exide Extreme, Exide NASCAR Select, Centra, DETA, Orbital, Fulmen, and Tudor brands, as well as under private labels. It also provides industrial batteries comprising motive power batteries, which are used in material handling industry for electric forklift trucks, floor cleaning machinery, powered wheelchairs, railroad locomotives, mining, and the electric road vehicles markets; and battery chargers and related equipment for the operation and maintenance of battery-powered vehicles.The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Milton, Georgia. On June 10, 2013, Exide Technologies filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.