Corydon, IA – Production Machine Operator

East Penn is one of the world’s leading battery manufacturers with over 10,000 employees, 450 product designs, and hundreds of awards for manufacturing and environmental excellence.  Our corporate focus is on our customers and co-workers because we truly are a family at East Penn, striving for the highest quality in everything we do.  We want our employees to have long-term careers at East Penn.



  • 2nd
  • 3rd

Ability to work overtime may be necessary



  • Good math skill including familiarity with metric system
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot machinery
  • Ability to take and read measurements
  • Computer Skills
  • Basic Mechanical Skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret 1st piece inspection/set-up sheets
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime



  • Operates, tends, and maintains machines to make lead acid batteries.
  • Reads specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Follows sequences for operational procedures on a computer.
  • Sets stops or guides as indicated.
  • Automatically or manually loads material into machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • May measure work piece dimensions, thickness and weight in order to determine the accuracy of machine operation.
  • May perform minor machine maintenance, including cleaning and oiling.
  • May assist in setting up machine, and stacking, marking, packing, and transporting finish work pieces using an electric pallet jack, hoist or forklift.
  • Relieves other operators at shift change time and breaks.
  • Responsible for proper hygiene, housekeeping, safety practices and overall quality of work produced.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Management.


East Penn offers a growing environment, competitive wages and excellent benefits including 401K.

To apply, submit your resume by mail or in person or stop by our location to complete an application:


Mailing Address:

Personnel Department
East Penn Manufacturing
2185 Hwy 2
P.O. Box 286
Corydon, IA 50060

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

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