Exide Technologies' new facility near the Kansas City Airport is growing and is searching for production operators with strong mechanical skills, attention to safety and quality, proven attendance record, and great work ethic. Associates will be operating state-of-the-art casting and punch press machinery on a two shift operation. Responsibilities include meeting production goals; following standardized work practices, material handling; quality checks; and embracing lean initiatives.
Employment type: Full-time Regular- Night Shift
Hours per week: 36/48 (12 hr shifts)
Overtime available: Yes
Excellent pay, discounted services, and full benefits including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability and LTD, company paid life insurance and AD&D, paid vacation, 8 12hour paid holidays, 401(k), other voluntary insurance options available. Wages paid weekly with full rate of $21.06 hr and overtime, pay will increase to $23.06 after 90 days.
To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Set up and run all equipment per established standard operating procedures
Crosstrain on all functions of the operation (Casting, Punch, and Material Handling)
Must have strong mechanical ability to run equipment and make necessary adjustments when needed
Responsible for daily production reports and making accurate production counts
Perform appropriate 5s tasks as needed
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
Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by supervisor
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Basic math, reading, and writing skills
Must be able to work at fast pace
Must have good work record, attendance, and possess good communication skills
Must be available to work overtime as needed
Must be highly motivated and able to work independently
Must be able to complete post offer background check and drug screen
Must achieve passing score on pre-employment assessment
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, crawl, squat, kneel and climb. Able to use both arms and hands to use a computer and peripherals and lift 40 pounds from floor level, able to work below ground level in confined spaces and on stationary or mobile elevated platforms. Able to wear respirator and other PPE as required, able to climb stairs. Able to work extended shifts and every other weekend.
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.
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.
Requisition ID 2019-2344
Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance
Position Type Regular Full-Time