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Maintenance Technician - Tupelo, MS

Date:  Jul 7, 2024
Location: 

Tupelo, MS, US, 38804

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40089234

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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

 

Base Pay: Starting at $24/hr with earning potential up to $37/hr 

As a 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.  You will also be responsible for related safety and housekeeping obligations throughout the facility.  

  • 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. 

Shift Information: 12-hr shifts, rotating every 2 weeks  

  • 2-2-3 work schedule (one week you would work Monday and Tuesday, off on Wednesday and Thursday, then work Friday- Sunday. Following week would be the opposite - off on Monday and Tuesday, work Wednesday and Thursday, off on Friday-Sunday.)  

Work Environment:  Tupelo, MS Plant 

  • 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. 
  • 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. 

Job specific details include, but are not limited to: 

  • Perform maintenance and repairs on a diverse range of equipment to ensure optimum operating conditions and uptime across all related crafts 
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain machines and drive power distribution systems, instrumentation, hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems 
  • Perform PLC maintenance issues 
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical, electronic and other mechanical issues 
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, maintenance manuals and manufacturing specifications 
  • Cut, form, thread, fit and install piping for air, water, steam, oil nitrogen, gas, and other lines  
  • Prepare and weld in flat, vertical, or overhead positions with multiple technologies 
  • Use gas torches or other equipment to cut structural stock for fabrication 
  • 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), NFPA 70E (Arc flash) 
  • 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:   

  • High school diploma or 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 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience Industrial Maintenance experience with basic knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction, operation of heavy industrial machinery and power/control devices, PLCs, variable frequency drives, servo drives, power distribution, instrumentation, preventative maintenance, human machine interfaces, hydraulics and pneumatics 
  • Journeyman's card preferred or AAS in Industrial Maintenance  
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards.

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   www.goodyear.com/corporate.


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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