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Manufacturing Technician Tire Uniformity Operator - Texarkana, AR

Date:  Jul 8, 2024

Texarkana, AR, US, 71854

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40091180

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. 


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Base Pay: $20.21 an hour

Benefits: Competitive total rewards program for employees that promotes personal health, assists employees in maintaining a healthy balance between work and life and meets the diverse personal and professional needs.

  • Medical, prescription, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • 401K
  • Opportunity for advancement and career development
  • Competitive wages
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Employee discounts and wellness programs
  • We are now partnered with Texas A&M University – Texarkana to provide a pathway to credential and degree attainment for employees. All full-time employees will receive a 25% tuition discount on all undergraduate, graduate, certificate, or micro-credential programs. Learn more here


The Manufacturing Technician – Tire Uniformity Operator is responsible for the tire uniformity optimization (TUO) calibration and machine checks. The ideal candidate will be responsible for weekly mini set check and daily three tire repeatability checks.

  • Punctuality and attendance are extremely important to the success of the operations in general as well as contributing to an overall positive team atmosphere. Dependable job attendance is expected.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attends Alarms, Sorter stoppages and out of Q condition
  • Responds to poor grind quality reported by grind line operator, makes appropriate grinder setup changes as needed
  • Adjusting tire flow (TUO reassignment when needed) due to unscheduled TUO downtime
  • Monitor individual TUO reject conveyors, assuring proper documentation is on sidewall of tire before forwarding to reclass
  • Request electronics, electrical and or mechanical support through the MAPS maintenance system
  • Attend to conveyor malfunctions and stock jams to maintain production flow
  • Regularly cross checks tires on other uniformity machines to ensure that good tires are not downgraded or bad tires passed
  • Runs CV check tires for radial department, record reading, and call results to appropriate people
  • Runs over sample for Quality Systems and records readings
  • Assists Electronic, Electrical and Mechanical Technicians in trouble shooting uniformity machines
  • Checks dust collector once per shift and empties dust barrels as necessary

Shift Information: 12-hr shift (potential for days or nights)

  • 2-2-3 continuous work schedule (This scheduling allows for some natural overtime and gives a three-day weekend every other week)

Work Environment: Texarkana, AR Plant

  • The job is within a fast paced, heavy industrial environment and you may be required to work within various areas of the factory.
  • The environmental conditions can be hot, cold, and noisy.
  • Safety is our highest priority and safety procedures / guidelines must be always adhered to. This includes safety wear such as hearing and eye protection, protective clothing, and steel-toed shoes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED, or the Workforce Center's Career Readiness Certification (CRC) with a minimum of Silver Certificate level
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical Associates Degree or 6 months of equivalent work experience

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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