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Race Track Support Technician

Date:  Apr 4, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Stow OH
Job Requisition:  33165

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels designs, develops and distributes specialty tires for the street, strip, track, and off-road markets. Since its founding in 1963, the company has championed many firsts in the tire industry, from wide low-profile street tires to rugged, aggressive-tread off-road tires. Designing and producing innovative tread patterns and compounds to build the best performance tires in the world was our focus then, and is still our focus today. Our commitment and dedication to racing began with Mickey Thompson and Gene McMannis. Mickey, an innovative race car driver, designer, and promoter, held 485 National and International speed and endurance records. Gene McMannis' racing accomplishments included designing and developing tires for the Pan American Road Race, Daytona, LeMans, Indy 500, and Bonneville Salt Flats. The list of innovations from Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has grown along with the company itself, which became a wholly owned subsidiary of, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in 2003. The company's continuing passion for innovative product design has helped to grow Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels into an industry leader with a network of thousands of dealers worldwide.



Race Track Support Technician – Mickey Thompson 


The Race Track Support Technician reports to the Motorsports Manager and plays a key role in supporting performance racing customers, through technical support, customer service, sales, and general equipment maintenance.



Technical/Event Support:  Monitor and manage race track event operations to meet customer expectations and company goals

  • Plan and forecast inventory for race events and coordinate travel details
  • Suggest recommendations to buyers at events by providing accurate tire sizes, part numbers, etc.
  • Ability to work races with minimal supervision and answer race related questions
  • Represent Mickey Thompson brand in a positive and professional manner
  • Process cash sales and manage inventory within the  tractor trailer at events
  • Set-up and tear down of displays, canopies, and tire machine equipment
  • Load and unload inventory from  truck and warehouse
  • Provide mounting and balancing services


DOT Compliance: For those with CDL licenses, this includes compliance with all DOT regulations and company policy.


Customer Support: 

  • Ability to answer questions or problems relating to products, pricing, and availability
  • Process Racer Support Orders for tires and requests for yearly support
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers
  • Assist in the office  by answering calls from customers relating to technical support and help out in the warehouse with maintenance support as needed
  • Must be reliable, respectful and possess a team player attitude



Required Education, Training, and/or Experience:

  • Valid Driver’s License (CDL a plus)
  • Basic computer skills: Word, Excel and e-mail
  • Knowledge of High Performance Aftermarket and racing industry preferred



Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to travel in excess of 25 weekends
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift in excess of 70lbs without restrictions
  • Ability to work under tight time and resource constraints
  • Ability to make decisions in the field relative to customer matters, adjustments, applications, and warranty issues
  • Able to tolerate loud noise and willing to work in all types of weather conditionsa



Mickey Thompson 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: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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