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Machinist - Medicine Hat, AB

Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Medicine Hat, AB, CA, T1C 1W8

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40088105

Goodyear. More Driven.



For over a century, Goodyear has been redefining the boundaries of tire technology, producing innovative tires that deliver unparalleled performance for a diverse range of vehicles. Our success, however, is not just due to our cutting-edge products, but also to our outstanding workforce. We offer a unique work experience where no matter your role, you'll contribute to the development, manufacturing, and marketing of some of the world's most innovative tire products. We're looking for motivated individuals who can inspire greatness and understand that job satisfaction and career success start with support and investment. At Goodyear, we invest upwards of 1000 hours into our new hires, ensuring they can make quality products safely.


If you seek a rewarding, challenging career, join us on this exciting journey. Check out the video below of what some of our employees have to say about working for Goodyear: 


Goodyear Canada Inc. offers a competitive pay and comprehensive total rewards package designed with your financial, physical, and emotional wellbeing in mind.  The starting ratefor this position is $42.63/hr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on factors such-as job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and market location. 

General Description:  

As a Machinist, you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing process by trouble shooting, preventative maintenance, and repair of all tire-related manufacturing, processing machinery and equipment.  You will also be responsible for related safety and housekeeping obligations throughout the facility.  


Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Use common Machinist tools such as scrapers, chisels, files, and measuring instruments 
  • Safely operate machines such as lathes, milling machines, planers, shapers, and CNC Machine 
  • Apply shop mathematics, charts and tables in the efficient planning of shop work and determine the dimensions and uses of standard bolts, screws and threads 
  • Shape metal parts to precise dimensions within tolerance 
  • Perform welding activities as required 
  • Operate power trucks for shop work 
  • Maintain equipment, spare parts and materials in an orderly arrangement in work area 
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, maintenance manuals and manufacturing specifications 
  • Work with general crafts to calculate measurements required to assure proper fitment 
  • Log or use computerized work order system for repair and maintenance activities performed 
  • Abide by safe work standards including Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO), Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy  
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights when applicable 

Basic Qualifications:   

  • HS Diploma/GED 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship now or in the future 
  • Required to lift heavy materials, climb, stand, squat, bend and work at heights with or without reasonable accommodations 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies 
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
  • Basic computer skills 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience as an Industrial Machinist with basic knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction, operation of heavy industrial machinery and power/control devices, familiar with working properties of metals 
  • Apprenticeship completed as Industrial Machinist or Tool Room Machinist 
  • Industrial Machinist Journeyman's certificate or 2- or 3-year diploma in Machinist Technology  
  • Desire and willingness to learn and perform across crafts 
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards 

Candidate Criteria: 

  • Ability to communicate with all crafts to facilitate repairs, modifications to parts and to fabricate original parts 
  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision  
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done in a timely and safe manner 
  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments 
  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful whether working on a team or individual projects 
  • Commitment to working safely 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies.  It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centres in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.

For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is proud to offer equal employment opportunities where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the application or recruitment process, please let us know.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process 438-239-9179.


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