East Penn Manufacturing

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102 Deka Road
Lyon Station, PA 19536


(610) 682-6361

Find Openings: www.DekaCareers.com

Business Description

A private, family-owned company operating the largest single-site, lead battery manufacturing facility in the world.

Our employees are at the heart of what makes East Penn so amazing. That was our philosophy in 1946, and it remains so today. People are the reason we’ve achieved an annual growth rate that more than doubles the industry average.

East Penn sustains a remarkable culture and supports it through special initiatives, committees, and programs. We remain fully committed to preserving our legacy, heritage, values and all those other defining attributes that make our company so special.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed

We’re looking for employees who are, can, or have…
• Willing to learn and teach others
• Work in team environment
• Good attendance
• Complete work correctly and on time
• Understands and follows all safety and hygiene guidelines
• Good communication skills/read and write proficiently

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Business Path (Sales or Human Resources)

Implement programs designed to drive sales growth or talent acquisition. Sell our products to customers or recruit candidates to build quality products. Industry experience and/or degree in a business related field. Must be willing to relocate for sales opportunities.

Blue arrow showing progression from Craftsperson (Industrial Mechanic, EMT, Machine Shop, Mold Set-­‐Up) Craftsperson (Industrial Mechanic, EMT, Machine Shop, Mold Set-­‐Up)

Certified CTE Training or an Associates Degree in Electro-Mechanical/Industrial Maintenance Mechanic/Machinist


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Operates, tends, and maintains machines to make lead-acid batteries. Good math & measuring skills including familiarity with the metric system.

Ability to use basic hand tools, diagnose and troubleshoot machinery.


Blue arrow showing progression from Battery Manufacturer Trainee (BMT) Battery Manufacturer Trainee (BMT)

First job in Manufacturing? That’s ok! Start here!

The BMT program allows for basic training in a manufacturing environment and eventually placement into a regular, full-time position.

At least 18 years of age. Availability to work 2nd and 3rd shift.