Power Industrial Vehicle Mechanic

Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  32187

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. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work. We are constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. 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 fork lift and tugger mechanic performs general maintenance and overhaul of internal combustion engines and electric tuggers. Maintains good housekeeping in job work areas. Obtains necessary material required for a job and complete proper job work orders or other documentation required within maintenance operation. Returns unused materials to storage. Assists in maintaining inventory of replacement parts for engines and vehicles.


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for maintenance and overhaul of internal combustion engines and all vehicles driven by internal combustion engines and electric tuggers.
  2. Writes purchase requisitions for parts and service material. Keep records of service by tractor number and engine hours.
  3. Responsible for following established preventative maintenance procedure for engines and vehicles as assigned.
  4. Assure that repairs are consistent with the standards established by the maintenance foreman or plant engineer or any other authority assigned by management to direct forklift and tugger mechanics.
  5. Performs miscellaneous duties required to assure that plant tractors and vehicles operate efficiently.
  6. Must exercise and advise others of proper safety practices associated with the use of operation of forklifts and specific tuggers qualifications.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to interpret printed instructions and drawings required to perform maintenance and repair of engines and vehicles.
  • Must have two years of experience in forklift repair work
  • Must have knowledge of the physical properties of the common metals.
  • Attend training classes provided by the company to enhance knowledge and services required by the classification


Work Schedule: This position will be on 2nd or 3rd shift working Monday through Friday with overtimes as needed on the weekends.


Pay Rate: $26.20 an hour


$2,000 sign on bonus payable the month after the employee reaches 6 months of employment. Employeee must have perfect attendance with no missed working time in order to receive the bonus. Candidate must be a new employee and not a rehire to be eligible.


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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