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Job Title:  Service Center Technician

Requisition ID:  4292
Location: 

Union City, CA, US, 94587

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Motive Power applications, which include industrial lift trucks and pallet jacks, rail equipment, mining equipment, and airline ground support equipment. Some of the motive power brands include Hawker, Ironclad, General Battery, and Fiamm. Wherever there is a need for motive power, EnerSys offers the perfect energy solution.

 

Job Purpose

The Service Center Technician will regularly repair, adjust, clean or prepare batteries for shipment. Replace electrical or mechanical components or parts, using hand tools, power tools, or soldering or welding equipment. Operate machines to test functioning of parts or mechanisms. Occasionally drives truck to transport materials to and from specified destinations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Removes and disassembles cells and inspects parts to detect defects.
  • Replaces defective parts, reassembles battery, and fuses lead parts with gas torch.
  • Fills cells with acid solution and determines specific gravity of solution.
  • Attaches charger leads to battery posts or connector and starts charger.
  • Reads meters and adjusts charge parameters to control time and flow of current through battery.
  • Washes, cleans, and neutralizes customer’s batteries.
  • Maintains truck log, if necessary, according to state and federal regulations.
  • Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive pickup and delivery instructions.
  • Maintains records of performance reports.
  • Prepares new product for shipment.   
  • Loads and unloads truck.
  • As business needs necessitate, travel to customer sites to evaluate, diagnose, and repair defective equipment.
  • Follows all company policies and procedures as listed, but not limited to: warranty, safety, environmental, OSHA, DOT Hazmat, and ISO9000.
  • Other duties may apply.
     

Qualifications

To perform the Service Center Technician job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Minimum Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent; or industry related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Previous experience working with hand and power tools.
  • Able to read and comprehend manuals, procedures, and other written documents written in English.

 
Driving Qualifications

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record with minimal traffic violations. 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age to drive a company vehicle. 
  • Able and willing to operate a forklift. 
  • Able and willing to travel to customer sites when needed.

 
Preferred Qualifications

  • A basic electrical understanding.
  • The use of test equipment and reading schematics. 
     

General Job Requirements

  • This position requires you to drive a company vehicle. Therefore, you must be able to pass the company’s driving requirements. Certain vehicles may also require a specific drivers license and have additional driving requirements.
  • Must be able to differentiate colors.
  • Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilos on a daily continuous basis. Anything heavier will be done with the assistance of a mechanical device or with the assistance of another employee.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Employees are responsible for wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment in the proper manner at all times.
  • Risk of electrical shock.
  • This position is exposed to harmful materials such as lead/fiberglass products. Periodic blood tests are required to measure the level of lead. Precautions are taken by the company/employee to reduce the risk of exposure and help ensure everyones safety.
  • This position requires working in a plant/warehouse environment. Therefore, expect varying working conditions.

 

EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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