Reliability Engineering Technician - Tupelo, MS

Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Tupelo, MS, US, 38804

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40084863

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.

Base Pay: $36.00 to $39.00/hr based on experience

Additional compensation available through overtime opportunities

As a Reliability Engineering Technician, you will be responsible for providing specialized training and instruction in troubleshooting of machinery and equipment to Electricians and Maintenance personnel, while ensuring proper documentation.

  • 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 specific details include, but are not limited to:

  • Works closely with engineering and maintenance personnel on program development, governance and implementation of changes and additions to plant machinery and equipment to improve efficiency, product quality, and reliability.
  • Ability to perform high level troubleshooting for machine on shift issues. 
  • Assists in installations and start-ups of new equipment and machinery to ensure work is performed per procedures, on schedule, and that proper safety regulations are being followed.  Verifies proper operation upon completion.
  • Works with outside contractors, suppliers, and field service personnel on installing, repairing, or commissioning of plant machinery and equipment.
  • Provides complete and accurate documentation of new installations and/or modifications to existing equipment.  Ensures drawings, manuals, and job folders are properly maintained and filed for future use
  • Upgrades skill level to ensure proficiency on existing and new equipment through seminars/training classes, technical publications, reviewing other plant facilities, etc.
  • Operates specialized testing and diagnostic equipment.  Maintains instruction manuals, service records, and documents same.

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.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Associates degree in Industrial Maintenance or Electrical Technology
  • 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
  • 5-7 years of experience working in manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Direct PLC experience with PLC, motion and automated equipment

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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