Exide Technologies Distribution Center Manager in Manchester, Iowa


Exide Technologies, a global company, is now looking for a dedicated professional to join our great team. If you are seeking employment that provides a safe and uplifting teamwork environment, along with a great work/life balance, Exide Technologies is the place where you will find these qualities.

This position is responsible for ensuring on-time delivery of our products at the lowest cost without compromising quality, while managing and maintaining inventory for the Distribution Center (DC).


  • Responsible for the process flow of finished batteries from the Formation department to the customer.

  • Oversees the scheduling of customer orders for production.

  • Directs staff assigned to the DC

  • Ensure shipments are properly loaded and meet all customer, DOT and EPA requirements; to include handling of hazardous waste.

  • Communicate with plant management and corporate transportation agents to maintain OTD and complete customer satisfaction.

  • Managing the financial performance of the assigned department(s) within the DC, to include monitoring appropriate staffing levels, reducing damages and controlling supply costs

  • Recommend compliance procedures, and enforce safety and EPA issues.

  • Ensure that all paperwork, reports, and customer orders are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement activities, model Lean Manufacturing principles and attend meetings as needed.

  • Audit all areas of responsibility to ensure that procedures and processes are being followed.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical manuals. Effectively communicate across all levels of the organization. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, procedure manuals, and purchase orders. Must communicate verbally and in writing in a professional manner.


Ability to calculate percentages and ratios; solve simple algebraic formulas.


Ability to plan and organize work to maximize efficiency. Anticipate customer needs in order to maintain Best In Class. Solid organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Uses sound judgement to resolve conflicts at the lowest levels.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to see, hear and speak; able to sit, stand for at least two hours at a time, sit, bend, crawl, squat, kneel and climb.

  • Able to use both arms and hands to use computer, peripherals, and lift 40 pounds from floor level to overhead. Able to work below ground level in confined spaces and on stationary or mobile elevated platforms.

  • Able to wear respirator and other PPE as required.

  • Able to work extended shifts and weekends as needed.


  • S. or B.A. Degree

  • Six (6) years’ experience managing a distribution center or warehouse or, in lieu of degree, twelve (12) years’ experience managing a distribution center or warehouse #CB

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 129 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 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 2017-1514

Category Warehouse

Position Type Regular Full-Time