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Maintenance Technician


Tupelo, MS, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-MS-TUPELO-PLT-4301   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Michael Hinton  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 



As a multi-craft Maintenance Technician, 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. To include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems.   You will also be responsible for related safety and housekeeping throughout the facility.  We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today!

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Perform maintenance and repairs on a diverse range of equipment to ensure optimum operating conditions and uptime across all related crafts. 
  • Knowledge of machine shop equipment, electronic industrial systems, PLCs, variable frequency drives, servo drives, power distribution, instrumentation, preventative maintenance, human machine interfaces, hydraulics, and pneumatics. 
  • Installation, alteration, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain machines and drive power distribution systems, instrumentation, hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems of plant machinery, equipment, facilities, and structures.
  • Perform PLC maintenance issues Troubleshoot and repair electrical, electronic, and other mechanical issues. 
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, maintenance manuals and manufacturing specifications. 
  • Prepare and weld in flat, vertical, or overhead positions with multiple technologies Arc welds in all positions for mechanical strength to alter or repair equipment parts and structural units such as railings and stairs; selects rod, regulates current and voltage as required.
  • Log or use computerized work order system for repair and maintenance activities performed. 
  • Maintains work areas in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Observes all prescribed safety practices.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical systems; runs new or extend existing power and lighting lines; makes connections from power sources to equipment; runs conduit and terminates wiring; installs and connects boxes, outlets, switches, and controls; replaces faulty components and wiring.
  • Cuts, forms, threads, fits, and installs piping for air, water, steam, oil, nitrogen, gas, and other lines; maintain plant plumbing, heating, cooling, and related facilities, and equipment.
  • Uses gas torch to cut structural stock for fabrication of hoods, guards, and similar items.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as drill press, engine lathe, milling machine to alter or construct replacement parts. 
  • Detects and reports faulty equipment, defective material, improper operations, and unusual conditions to proper supervision


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers 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 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: Tupelo

Job Segment: Maintenance, Machinist, HVAC, Recruiting, Facilities, Manufacturing, Operations, Human Resources

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