Assembly Technician

Saft America

Cockeysville, MD

Manufacturing Assembly (Electrode) Technician

Saft Batteries 

Cockeysville, MD

1st, 2nd and 3rd shift options

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in an environment where safe work practices are required as well as always adhering to safety policies and procedures
  • Operate Coating and Calendaring equipment and become proficient in each machine’s operations
  • Possess the desire and aptitude to become proficient in operating additional, more complex machinery
  • Set up, operate and maintain production equipment, machines and tools using process documents, diagrams, and written instructions
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition utilizing 6S standards while following all safety requirements
  • Follow instructions per process specs while manufacturing materials for use in high power cells and batteries

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required

  • The ability to comprehend written instructions and to clearly document and record the results of the work that you perform
  • Proven experience running complex machinery and producing quality products
  • Must possess great organizational skills
  • Ability to apply mixtures in precise quantities and dimensions to substrate materials and follow instructions regarding machine speed and temperatures, be capable of controlling the rate that the mixes are applied to the base material, the ability to understand, measure and control viscosity are also required
  • Possess a keen eye for detail and be able to notice small variances in processes that may affect final product quality
  • Be able to communicate clearly and describe in detail any machine or product issues that may have occurred and possess the ability to communicate this information to all levels of personnel
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and able to work either independently or as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills to be able to diagnose and correct issues that may occur during machine operation
  • Possess the ability and willingness to learn and understand the tasks assigned

Working Conditions

  • PPE requirements include safety glasses, steel toed shoes, gowns and portable air breathing device
  • Work environment will be in a dry room where cooled and low humidity air is constantly present
  • This position will require standing for most of each day
  • This position requires working in an environment where strong magnets and numerous chemicals are present,


  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills
  • Outstanding attendance history
  • 3–5 years Manufacturing experience preferably running machinery, experience with
  • Able to wear a respirator (full time during equipment operation and setup)
  • Able to lift heavy material, up to 50 lbs.
  • Medically and physically capable to work in this position due to the presence of numerous chemicals and strong magnets