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Materials Laboratory Technician - Night Crew

Date:  Nov 21, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  34501


Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Our purpose guides us. It states that everyone deserves to travel through life’s journeys with confidence, and Cooper is there are every turn. We are looking for individuals who will help us achieve our purpose…those who are motivated, lead by example and inspire others to greatness. Here, the opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!




Our Materials Laboratory here at Cooper Tire's headquarters here in Findlay is looking for candidates who are eager to learn new skills and enjoy working in a laboratory environment! This position will allow you to learn not only important lab equipment but also help strengthen your ability to work with customers and understanding their needs. You will be required to work a 12 hour night shift from 6:00 pm - 6:00 am and this role will be part of our 2-2-3 rotational schedule. This means you will work a 12 hour shift for 2 days in a row then off for 2 days in a row then back on for 3 days in a row. The schedule will be set for the entire month!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to learn and safely operate materials laboratory instrumentation at a proficient level.
  • Ability to learn and perform standard laboratory test methods and procedures at a proficient level.
  • Ability to learn and conduct routine instrument set-ups, calibration, validation/verification, and minor maintenance and repairs based on documented methods and procedures, and on the job training.
  • Must be able to accurately interpret customer test requests, and must be able to initiate and execute testing based on test requests.
  • Ability to evaluate and report test results and data.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, prior laboratory experience and/or college education preferred.
  • Positive attitude, sound work ethic and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to lift up to 80-pounds on a limited basis and 25-pounds on a consistent basis.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, overtime, and alternate/rotating schedules (for example 12-hour shifts in 24-hours) supporting 24/7 operation.
  • Must be able to work in accordance with all applicable Corporate, Technical and Materials Lab policies and procedures.
  • Must be detailed oriented, self-starting and must be able to complete project on time with minimal supervision.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Functional understanding of quality systems and concepts and ISO methodology is preferred.

Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Technician, Laboratory, Maintenance, Technology, Science, Manufacturing, Night, Quality

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