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Production Associate - Findlay, OH

Date:  Nov 21, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  36393

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!


The production associate operates manufacturing equipment and / or performs manual laborer work that supplies raw materials, products or service associated with the manufacture and processing of tires and tire components.


Job specific details include, but are not limited to:

  • Lifting / carrying product weighing 50-75 pounds repeatedly 
  • Walking or standing and may also include stooping, crawling and crouching around conveyors and / or around production equipment
  • Operating and monitoring equipment / line, removing or shifting materials and / or finished product as necessary to facilitate proper flow and machine operation
  • Operating manufacturing equipment efficiently and safely
  • Ensuring product quality
  • Expediting repairs to line and working with maintenance as necessary
  • Cleaning equipment and area during and after shift
  • Keeping daily records of down time and machine operations



  • 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.)
  • New hires would likely be placed onto the night crew working 6pm-6am.


Work Environment:

  • 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, dirty, greasy, and noisy.
  • Safety is our highest priority and safety procedures / guidelines must be adhered to at all times. This includes safety wear such as hearing and eye protection, protective clothing and steel-toed shoes.
  • 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. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or an accredited G.E.D.
  • Must be able to pass a hair test drug screen and a background check


Pay: $21 an hour minimum. This is an incentive piece rate position that allows you the opportunity to make between $24.50-$37.50 an hour.


$1,000 sign on bonus. $250 will be paid to eligible employees after the completion of their first week of employment. The remaining $750 will be paid to eligible employees after the completion of 90 days of employment. 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

Job Segment: Industrial, Machinist, Labor, Laborer, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering

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