Industrial Electrician - Manchester

Exide Technologies Manchester , IA 52057

Posted 7 days ago


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the repair and maintenance of assorted battery production equipment including oxide mills, bag houses, grid casting machines, lead melting pots, plate pasting equipment, plastic heat seal machines, building equipment, material handling equipment, rectifiers, product testing devices, ventilation, heating and cooling units, water pumps, and facility electrical support systems. Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or supervisory designee.

Employment type: Full-time Regular

Starting Pay: $26.65

Hours per week: 40

Overtime available: Yes

Overtime mandatory: Yes

On-the-job training: Yes


Position offers a competitive salary, discounted services, and full benefits including health, pharmacy, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability, company paid life insurance and AD&D, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, 401(k), other voluntary insurance options available.


Job Description:

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

including lockout/tag out, confined space entry.

  • Must accurately complete necessary paperwork as required.

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

  • 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 ( 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

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Industrial Electrician - Manchester

Exide Technologies