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Exide Technologies Recycling Smelter Operator in Hiawatha, Kansas

Overview

Postion located in Forest City, MO! Starting pay rate $18.00 per hour!!

A Recycling Smelter Operator generally is responsible to operate a piece of equipment or perform tasks at the direction of the supervisor. The Operator also may work with a senior operator to carry out operations in an operating system or unit; the operator may be asked to perform as part of a team. The operator is also responsible for performing work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

Work may be performed in Blast Furnace, Warehouse, or Breaker departments.

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Responsibilities

The duties assigned to an Operator may vary with the area assigned. Specific duties are described in operating instructions for each area or piece of equipment. Duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Load and operate high-speed blenders

  • Operate blending/milling equipment

  • Operate smelters and spray dryer, record temperature at specified intervals

  • Empty smelter.

  • Package material for shipments, including weight and quantities

  • Operate a fork and/or lift truck

  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by a supervisor.

  • Train other Operators when assigned to do so by supervisor.

  • Work with minimal supervision

  • Work in a safe and environmentally sound manner

  • Clean and lubricate all equipment

  • Maintain good housekeeping

  • May be required to relieve other Operations

  • Any other miscellaneous duties

Qualifications

  • Able to operate equipment basic power and hand tools and possibly some heavy equipment such as a forklift, man-lift, etc.

  • Able to understand and follow both verbal and visual instructions regarding plant safety and operations.

  • Comprehend and apply basic math skills e.g. addition, subtraction, etc.

  • Able to satisfy a Pulmonary Function Test within OSHA standards and wear a respirator

  • Regular attendance is a requirement for this position.

  • Must be able to lift, bend, reach and twist with loads for periods of time. Throughout the day, actual lifting may be from 15 to 50 lbs. and up to 100 lbs. on an infrequent basis.

PREFERRED:

  • Recycling, smelting, metallurgical processing plant experience, or other relevant industrial experience

  • Working knowledge of pumps, flow processes, e.g. throughput, valves, and electrical and understanding units of measurement e.g. psi, flow rate, gpm, amps, etc.

  • High School and or technical/vocational training

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 2019-2530

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

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