Exide Technologies Field Service Technician in Bloomington, Illinois
Exide Technologies offers a strong benefit package that includes the following:
Competitive based salary
Medical, prescription, dental and vision plans
Short-term, long term disability and employee life
401(k) plan with Company match
Paid Time Off
Exide pays the majority of your benefit contribution costs
Most benefits are effective on your date of hire
Peoria/Bloomington- Normal, IL. Area/Territory
This position is home-based and requires travel to customer sites in the local area per business needs.
The Field Service Technician is a customer-oriented individual who provides excellent service and customized solutions. This individual repairs batteries, chargers and battery handling equipment in a timely and efficient manner at the customer's site, while also actively seeking opportunities to offer the right products to the customer. You'll have access to a company vehicle and training to make you effective. But, you need to bring a working knowledge of standard shop tools, a good understanding of basic electricity/electronics, and the ability to read, analyze and interpret documents. If you enjoy bringing solutions to the customer and don't mind getting your hands a little dirty, this might be for you!
We’re looking for:
Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. A sharp eye for new business opportunities!
A high school diploma/GED/equivalent required, and one-to-three years battery or field service experience is desired.
And, if you are certified to operate a forklift, that's the right stuff! It's important that you be able to work independently with minimal supervision to be successful in this role.
Interviewing and Hiring Immediately!
OTHER CATEGORIES AS REQUIRED:
While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
Individual is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Ability to regularly lift a minimum 50lbs on a daily basis and 51 to 150lbs with assistance of equipment on a daily to weekly basis
Regular use of safety glasses. Vision requirements: close vision
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 moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.
Individual regularly exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
Noise level is minimal to loud.
Surroundings clean to dirty.
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 2019-2455
Category Field Service
Position Type Regular Full-Time