Manufacturing Technician 2nd Shift Battery

Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive electro-mechanical technical support to Proterra's Greer Battery site. You will be responsible for providing a full range of mechanical assembly solutions to client groups at the site and be in an environment where you can have a greater impact. This position will report to the Powered 1 Site Production Supervisor and collaborate with other Production members. The role will work standard 2nd shift hours Monday through Friday with additional shifts as required by business need.

About the Role – You Will:

  • Assemble or produce component parts into completed units while maintaining a quality standard. Team member will need to perform adjustments, setups, and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Maintain acceptable performance standards for assembly: Safety, Quality, Production, and Housekeeping (5S requirements).
  • Follow all quality and process standards and guidelines; Inspect work to ensure compliance.
  • Inspect parts, deviations, or completed units by using visual inspection, gages, check fixtures, or other inspection equipment.
  • Identify abnormalities in the assembly process and help develop solutions.
  • Engage in continuous improvement activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Physical Demands:
  • May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations.
  • Lifting up to 35 pounds and occasionally 60 pounds.
  • Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
  • Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
  • Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
  • Environmental Demands:
  • Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.
  • Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
  • Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.
  • Required Competencies

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Verbal and written proficiency in English language communication.
  • Your Experience Includes

  • Educational background with at least a High School diploma or equivalent degree
  • 1 to 3 years' of experience in high volume assembly manufacturing. Experience in electro-mechanical assembly preferred, but not necessary.
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in running automated equipment preferred, but not necessary.
  • Location: Greer, SC

    Travel: 0 - 10%

    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

    Job details


    Manufacturing Technician 2nd Shift Battery




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 14, 2024

    Job type




    About the employer

    As major cities convert to 100% electric fleets, Proterra vehicles have become the most popular electric buses on the road in North America. With more than 10 years of experience delivering heavy-duty electric transit vehicles, Proterra has sold 1,300+ buses to 135+ transit agencies across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

    To provide operators with a comprehensive set of products to deploy and scale their EV fleets, Proterra also offers a turn-key approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for commercial electric vehicles. In addition to high-power charging systems, Proterra Energy fleet solutions include charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance, and energy optimization.


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