Battery Technician

SUPERVALU Distribution Center
Mechanicsville, VA
May 19, 2017
May 22, 2017
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Job DescriptionPrimary Function:The Battery Technician is responsible for operating a battery test, recording system to monitor and test approximately 700 24 volt and 200 36 volt batteries; which includes adjusting the specific gravity of each cell prior to testing. Maintain the MTC battery changing system. Job Responsibilities & Activities:Communicate with supplier about warranty issues.Be able to rebuild batteries by replacing cells, connectors and cables (etc).Be able to burn lead to make connections and cast connectors.Be able to do acid adjustments to batteries.Be able to run diagnostics on BatteryA cents € (TM) s using a BATTERY TEST INC. system.Monitor and order all supplies used in the MTC battery charger and repair shop, such as: acids, cells, tape, connectors (etc).Keep inventory of all MTC changing system parts in inventory.Be able to do all repairs and PM (preventable maintenance) to MTC changer and changing system.Be able to access and upkeep E-BATT system.Monitor all cleaning and watering of batteries in the change aisles to insure that it is being done properly and training of new battery personnel.Gather all the paperwork from battery personnel and give to Lead Person daily.Notify supervisor of equipment not working properly, ex. MTC (Battery Changer), chargers, cleaning stations and E-BATT. system (etc).Package and dispose of used acids and batteries. Properly record serial numbers of new and used batteries.Receive all new batteries & record new serial numbers. Keep battery inventory accurate.Working knowledge of electrical circuits and electronics.Fill in for battery change associates during absences, weeklong scheduled vacations or as needed.Monitor, test and maintain the batteries for the UPS Systems, and test run the generator sets weekly for preventative maintenance. Job RequirementsRelevant Experience, Education, Certification, Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPossess good organizational skills and attention to detail.Possess the ability to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desired results. Must have the ability to represent the companyA cents € (TM) s interests to outside parties.Possess good communication skillsDeal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone.Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions Physical EnvironmentExposure to welding flash, fumes, oil/grease/dirt, solvents, excessive noise, and temperature variations from -15 to 100+ Fahrenheit.Must be able to handle equipment/tools weighing up to 100 lbs.Requires stooping, kneeling, turning/twisting, and bending at waist. Moving & pushing furniture and equipment weighing up to 1200 lbsFrequent use of Forklifts, Motorized Pallet Jacks, and Multi-level Battery Changing EquipmentMust be able to safely use step ladders, extension ladders and Sky-Jack lifts for battery charger repair accessCompany DescriptionWe need you! Be a part of a great team of individuals who work hard every day to provide our customers with the best service possible!Why Work for SUPERVALU?As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your career.A GREAT PLACE TO GROW!All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status. SUPERVALU is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.