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Mechanical Utility

Date:  Jan 11, 2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  36564


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 at 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!


Job Summary:

            The Mechanical Utility position will report to the Maintenance Supervisor for assigned work. This position will have general duties such as rack repair including but not limited to green tire racks, wing carts, tread trays, etc. Will also have responsibilities such as fire watch, confined space watch, and assisting Millwrights with repairs such as conveyor belts, heavy items, line shaft, etc. Mechanical Utility will have assigned work specific to individual departments as well as tasks that cover the entire plant. Required tools will be welding helmet and support equipment, as well as general hand tools such as small portable tool box, gloves, wrench set, allen wrench set (SAE & Metric), hammer, wire brush, etc. All other assignments or tasks directed by management.


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following):

  1. Millroom
    1. Pneumatic cylinder rebuilds
  2. Materials
    1. Let off and wind up chuck rebuilds
    2. 5 Bias air chucks
    3. Super chucks
  3. 1st Stage
    1. Turn down tips
    2. Bladders
    3. Bead fingers off the machine
  4. 2nd Stage
    1. Belt pans
    2. SNOW let off brakes
    3. Steelastic cutter cylinder rebuilds
    4. Creel spool brake assemblies
  5. Curing
    1. Painter chuck assemblies
    2. Pneumatic breech lock cylinders
    3. Tube bending for instrument air
    4. Steam head rebuilds
    5. Painter dust collector filters and changes
  6. Finishing
    1. Small pneumatic cylinders
    2. Buffer painter arms
    3. Onmi roller tables
  7. Plant Wide
    1. Line shaft assembly
    2. Zone-acc conveyor sub assemblies
    3. Roof vents
    4. Other storeroom items to find
    5. Other ATS rebuild items


Work Schedule: 2-2-3 work schedule. 6am-6pm, or 6pm-6am


Pay: $21 an hour


Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Welding competency (MIG and Stick)
  • Cutting torch, cutoff tool, and band saw experience
  • PIT operation experience
  • Ability to read general prints and follow job plans
  • 2 years industrial experience with tasks related to the position or VOAG school completion


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

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