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Production Worker Texarkana


Texarkana, AR, US, 71854

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 Production Worker position operates manufacturing equipment or performs general laborer work that supplies raw materials, products or service associated with the manufacture and processing of tires and tire products.


Job Specific Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Position may require lifting/carrying product weighing 50-75 pounds repeatedly over a 12 hour work period
  • Walking or standing most of the time during your 12 hour shift and may also include stooping, crawling and crouching around conveyors and/or around production equipment.
  • Operating and monitoring equipment/line, removing or shifting materials and/or finished product as necessary to facilitate proper flow and machine operation
  • Ensuring product quality
  • Operating manufacturing equipment efficiently and safely
  • Cleaning equipment and area during and after shift
  • Maintaining clean work area through good housekeeping practices
  • Expediting repairs to line and working with maintenance as necessary
  • Keeping daily records of down time and machine operations



  • Schedule is a 2-2-3 schedule, as the plant works a 24/7 continuous operation schedule.  Standard schedule works every other weekend.  
  • New hires likely to be placed on night shift based on seniority.  Some areas may train on day shift and then the new hire is moved to a shift based upon seniority.  


Work Environment:

The job is within a heavy industrial environment and you may be required to work within various areas of the factory. Dependent upon the area you will work in, the environmental conditions can be hot, cold, dirty, greasy, wet, and noisy. The position requires you to work a continuous operation, which will include Saturdays and Sundays.  Must be able to work any shift assignment, including night shift. The position also requires you to work overtime as needed. Additionally, safety is our highest priority and safety procedures/guidelines must be adhered to at all times. This includes safety wear such as hearing protection, eye protection, protective clothing and steel-toed shoes. Punctuality and attendance are extremely important to the success of the operations in general as well as contributing to an overall positive team atmosphere.



  • Most positions are incentive piece rated positions.  Minimum pay while training is $16.77/hour. ($15.54+1.238 / hr)  No Tier Scale, receive rate of the job. 


  • Medical/dental/vision/life and disability coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Discounts


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or the Workforce Center’s Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) with a minimum of Silver Certificate level
  • 18 years or older
  • Must be able to pass a hair drug screen and background check


Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of continuous employment (preferably in the industrial, construction, and/or military environment)
  • Forklift driving experience (for example, performing basic operations such as driving forwards, driving backwards, lifting and lowering boom, or maneuvering in tight areas without damaging product, etc.)
  • Working with high-speed production machinery
  • Troubleshooting basic mechanical systems (making minor repairs using simple hand tools)
  • Preparing documentation (detailing work and process flows)
  • Reading and using standards of operations (for example, understanding and using processes, procedures, or workflow documentation)

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: Texarkana

Job Segment: Machinist, Night, Industrial, Laborer, Forklift, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering

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