Machine Operator - Statesville, NC

Date:  Feb 7, 2024

Statesville, NC, US, 28677

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40087966

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: 


A Day in the Life Video



General Description: 

As a Machine Operator/Mold Technician, you will gain hands-on experience producing high quality products in one of Goodyear's tire mold manufacturing plants.  You will also become familiar with safety, quality, and how to be successful in a team environment.  We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today! 

Shift Information: 

  • 12 Hour rotating Night Shifts:
  • 1st week- Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • 2nd week- Wednesday and Thursday
  • Work about 15 days a month and still have 42 hours of time every week! Plenty of days off to enjoy life and have built in Overtime!

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment 
  • Abide by standard work procedures and job safety standards 
  • Effectively operate tire mold manufacturing (CNC and Aluminum casting) equipment and other related industrial equipment – when applicable 
  • Meet quality expectations for all output produced 
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in a climate-controlled environment for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights when applicable 
  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing 
  • Understand and follow all instructions 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • HS Diploma/GED 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US 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 to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies 
  • Ability to work any and/or night shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
  • Basic computer skills  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous manufacturing and/or industrial experience in metal working or CNC machining 
  • Experience reading drawings and blueprints 
  • Experience using precision measurement devices such as calipers and micrometers 
  • Additional education and/or certification in manufacturing/CNC machining 
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards for the safe use of powered industrial trucks and overhead cranes 

Candidate Criteria: 

  • 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 
  • Commitment to working safely 
  • Willingness to adhere to tobacco-free policy.


  • Starting at $19.07/ hour
  • After 1 year of service your pay goes to $20.41/ hour
  • In November 2023, rate goes up to $21.56/ hour
  • After 2 years of service, your rate goes up to $23.95/ hour 

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 an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.

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