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Exide Technologies Reviews

Updated February 3, 2017
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Pros
  • Great environment and good people to work with (in 11 reviews)

  • good pay, flexible team - was initially tied in with Toyota as OEM supplier so seemed like a great place to work with the TPS system (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Lead acid battery production, lead dust, acid, and limited climate controls (in 3 reviews)

  • It does not invest in them, it does not care about safety and there is no room for improvement (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Process Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Recommends

    I worked at Exide Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced work environment and ability to work on a variety of tasks and disciplines. Great for an entry-level engineer willing to work hard and learn fast.

    Initial pay is good.

    Cons

    Limited ability to move up or increase pay.
    Benefits are poor.
    Lead acid battery production, lead dust, acid, and limited climate controls.

    Advice to Management

    Improve employee benefits and climate controls. Continue lean activities and drive towards quality products.


  2. "2017"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Exide Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Freedom, Pay. Travel. Travel. Travel

    Cons

    125 year old startup again


  3. "Database Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Database Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Database Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Exide Technologies (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company cares about its employees and goes above and beyond to create a positive work environment. Lots of room for advancement and growth within the company. Bi-weekly happy hours, weekly company lunches provided, flex hours available, work from home available, and super casual atmosphere

    Cons

    Nothing to really say about cons


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  5. "Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly people to work with

    Cons

    Difficult work environment in plants


  6. "operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Universal Operator in Lancaster, PA
    Current Employee - Universal Operator in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Exide Technologies (More than a year)

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    less benefits, less benefits, less...


  7. "Master Schedule"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Master Scheduler
    Current Employee - Master Scheduler
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Exide Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    holiday shut down and location

    Cons

    pay, opportunity, culture, office conditions

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  8. Helpful (1)

    "OPEX MGR"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Opex Manager in Salina, KS
    Former Employee - Opex Manager in Salina, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good pay, flexible team - was initially tied in with Toyota as OEM supplier so seemed like a great place to work with the TPS system

    Cons

    Work environment is awful, constant lead exposure. Most of the people who work there hate it but make good money which makes it less than ideal work atmosphere for CI.
    Company has financial issues and massive EHS issues.

    Advice to Management

    need to work on improving working conditions for shop floor employees and improve maintenance of equipment


  9. "CAD Technician (Adeccona )"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I was good working there

    Cons

    there no Cons


  10. "order selector"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Tulsa, OK

    I worked at Exide Technologies (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Better benefits and great hours

    Cons

    Working around lead and heavy duty batteries

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Exide"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - National Account Manager in Milton, GA
    Former Employee - National Account Manager in Milton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Exide Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good People with Good Products

    Cons

    Financial struggles held them back...hope they are doing well after coming out of BK

    Advice to Management

    Let employee's focus on one job rather than loading them up with multiple jobs



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