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Company: Stryten Manufacturing
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Stryten Manufacturing is looking to hire Production workers for our facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas. You could be working to manufacture lead acid batteries in any of these areas noted below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Positions open on 1st or 2nd shift!

Apply online or text plantjobs to 97211 to begin your pre-screening process!


  • Have alloys checked and staged for melting pot
  • Set up casting machines
  • Perform quality checks, looking for things like missing members, flash, and cracks
  • Have forklift move to full pallets to storage for curing organized for production schedule


  • Set up pasting machine
  • Perform quality checks
  • Feed plates and / or moves stacks across rollers with minimal handling to drying rack
  • Have forklift move to full drying racks to steam huts for curing
  • Move cured plates to storagearea organized for production schedule


  • Assembles batteries from components staged on line, may involve duties like loading, burning, sealing, testing or stacking

Charge & Cycle

  • Jars are filled with required amount of acid allowing plates to soak.
  • Connect bank of batteries together
  • Initiate battery charging
  • Work batteries through charge and discharge cycles to specifications
  • Test batteries for finishing
  • Wash batteries for finishing

Finish & Pack

  • Configures batteries based on order and / or standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Prepares the batteries for shipment, including such duties as crating, strapping packing additional parts based on order and / or operating procedure
  • Boxing up parts for specific batteries depending on upcoming orders and SOP
  • May involve loading trucks


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One to three years of manufacturing experience, preference given to experience with batteries and / or mechanical processes.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical instructions.
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers, customer and management.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Prefer the ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions to help determine the work that needs to be performed
  • Prefer an understanding of basic electricity/electronics in order to troubleshoot problems
EEO Statement

Stryten Manufacturing 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 Statement

Stryten Manufacturing,, is a leading provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the Transportation and Industrial markets. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, the company operates transportation plants in Salina, Kansas, Manchester, Iowa and industrial facilities in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Kansas City, Kansas, and Charlottesville, Virginia. Its manufacturing plants are located Kansas City, Missouri, and Lampeter, Pennsylvania. These locations produce a comprehensive portfolio of battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power markets. Also served are industries such as agricultural, automotive, heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others.

Keywords: Stryten Manufacturing, Fort Smith , Batcher, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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