Tire Technician

Des Moines, IA 50316

Posted: 01/12/2023 Job Number: BK3814645 Pay Rate: 19.00

Job Description

The primary responsibility for this position is operating machines to build tires from rubber components.

  • The Tire Builder: depresses pedals to rotate drums, and winds specified numbers of plies around drums to form tire bodies.
  • Starts rollers that bond tread and piles as drums revolve
  • Activates bead setters that press prefabricated beads onto plies.
  • Inspects worn tires for faults, cracks, cuts and nail holes, and to determine if tires are suitable for retreading.
  • Cuts plies at splice point and press ends together to form continuous bands.
  • Aligns treads with guides, starts drums to wind treads onto plies, and slice ends.
  • Builds semi-raw rubber treads onto buffed tire casings in order to prepare tires for vulcanization in recapping or retreading processes.
  • Pick and transfer product for City Route. Helps with load and unload product.
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment.

  • Prior experience or training preferred
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one year minimum related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing effective manufacturing and distribution of goods.
  • Skill and knowledge to control operations of equipment and or systems.
  • Experience with relevant equipment, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to quickly move your hand, your hand and arm, as well as your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Additional Information

If you see it listed here, this position is OPEN, and we are looking to fill it IMMEDIATELY. Apply online, and then CALL or E-Mail us right away to set up an interview!!! Thanks!!!
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