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Penske Battery Changer - Forklift in Shelbyville, Indiana



Penske Logistics is now hiring a Battery Changer for their Maintenance Department servicing all material handling equipment in our warehouse. Come and be a part of our team!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conducts the removal and replacement of lift batteries safely.

  • Operates Hydra-Handler Sled.

  • Maintains and repairs battery cable insulation and connectors.

  • Conducts daily/weekly Preventative Maintenance and completes daily log sheet.

  • Monitors battery charger status & exercises corrective action as required.

  • Monitors Battery De-ionizer and takes corrective action.

  • Disposes of Hazardous Materials in accordance with established OSHA procedures.

  • Checks and maintains water levels in batteries.

  • Uses multi meter to check battery voltages.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.

  • Provides stand by relief as needed.

  • Utilizes and maintains the proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).

  • Verifies all safety switches are functional at all times.

  • Performs any and all job related duties as directed.

  • Other projects or tasks as assigned by Supervisor.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Previous Battery/Charger maintenance and repair experience preferred but not required.

  • Good Communication skills and the ability to work well with a diverse group of associates.

  • Ability to safely operate warehouse equipment (Hi-lift, RC, Pallet Jacks, etc.).

  • Considerable knowledge of safety practices.

  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools and multi meters.

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 80lbs.

  • Occasionally climb ladders or use lift equipment to a height in excess of 28 ft.

  • Manual dexterity in hands, arms and legs to use tools, bend, stoop, stand and stretch.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

Work Locations: 4301 N 125 W Shelbyville, IN 46176

Primary Location: United States-Indiana-Shelbyville

Zip: 46176

Job: Warehouse

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Warehouse

Req ID: 2008027