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Lab Technician


Clarksdale, MS, US, 38614

Company:  Goodyear

Cooper Tire, A Goodyear company offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!

Our Laboratory Technician works in any one of the 3 functional areas for Laboratory Technicians (Stocktesting, Fabric Testing, or Raw Materials Testing).  This position will sample restricted stock, fabric, wire, raw materials, or components.  They will also conduct retests and report results as well as make dispositions within guidelines established by the supervising Process Technician, Chemist/Engineer or the Chief Chemist. This position does have OT available.


Other job specific duties include:

  • Demonstrates sound judgment, particularly concerning the release/restriction of materials.  Displays a willingness to accept additional responsibility.  Displays control over their actions and language.  Communicates effectively.  Serves as a role model for other Laboratory Technicians
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the applicable Divisional and Plant Specifications in performing their job
  • Participates in the training of new laboratory personnel
  • May assist the Chemist/Engineer who supervises the Lab in updating test procedures, specifications, the Stocktesting Manual, or the Fabric Testing Manual
  • Works on Cure optimization studies


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Experience in a fast paced, quality oriented environment
  • Detail oriented mindset
  • Must be able and willing to work 12 hour shifts on a 2-2-3 schedule


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in a Science related field preferred

Cooper Tire, recently acquired by Goodyear, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.
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Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Maintenance, Technician, Manufacturing, Technology

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