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Maintenance Mechanic - Topeka, KS

Date:  May 25, 2023

Topeka, KS, US, 66618

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40079387

Goodyear. More Driven.



Starting Pay Rate: 37.31 with possible OT potential

Shifts: 2nd 3rd & Rotating – must be available to work any shift as shifts are not guaranteed until start

For more than a century, Goodyear has led the industry in manufacturing innovative tires that deliver the highest level of performance for everything from passenger cars and trucks to airplanes, heavy-duty mining equipment, and racecars. We are devoted to advancing tire technology, applying our innovations to new products that deliver confident mobility for drivers everywhere. If you are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career path, you will enjoy being a part of the manufacturing team.  

General Description:   

As a Maintenance Mechanic, 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.   

Golden Reasons to Join Our Team: 

  • Goodyear offers phenomenal benefits for ALL of our employees. This list of benefits is not meant to be comprehensive, but only serves to give you an idea of what we do for our employees. Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401k with company match, Flex Spending Account, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and much more.  
  • Weekly Pay 
  • Up to 200 hours of vacation per year 
  • 11 PAID holidays per year 
  • Overtime opportunity 
  • Large break rooms equipped with microwaves. Drinks and snacks also available for purchase for convenience. 

Job Information 

  • Hiring date rate $34.22 per hour 
  • Eligible for Cost of Living pay Adjustments on quarterly basis   
  • Additional pay opportunities: 
    • Night shift bonus (+$0.32 per hour) 
    • Mix Area (+$0.10 per hour) 

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:  

  • Responsible for technical support: troubleshooting, calibrating, installing, identifying, testing, programming, repairing and preventative maintenance   
  • Understand and apply knowledge of steam, water, air, vacuum, condensate, and other systems and equipment with department operations  
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, physical facilities and the utilities/control  
  • Use precision measuring instruments to maintain specified, close tolerances while maintaining and repairing industrial equipment  
  • Measure, make sketches and fabricate parts, fit keys, lay out center lines, weld, cut, fit bearings, drill, tap and align holes  
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, maintenance manuals and manufacturing specifications  
  • 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 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 able to successfully complete all post-employment, pre-employment contingencies  
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable  
  • Basic computer skills   
  • Must provide basic tools  

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic with basic knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction and operation of heavy industrial machinery, power, and control devices  
  • Journeyman's card or AAS in Industrial Maintenance   
  • Desire and willingness to learn and perform across crafts  
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards  

Candidate Criteria:  

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision   
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done  
  • 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  
  • Willingness to adhere to tobacco-free policy.

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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Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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