Lab Technician

Country/Region:  US
City:  Texarkana AR
Job Requisition:  31768

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 Laboratory Technician II works in any one of the 3 functional areas for Laboratory Technicians (Stocktesting, Fabric Testing, or Raw Materials Testing).  This position will sample restricted stock, fabric, wire, raw materials, or components.  They will also conduct retests and report results as well as make dispositions within guidelines established by the supervising Process Technician, Chemist/Engineer or the Chief Chemist. This position does have OT available.


Other job specific duties include:

  • Demonstrates sound judgment, particularly concerning the release/restriction of materials.  Displays a willingness to accept additional responsibility.  Displays control over his/her actions and language.  Communicates effectively.  Serves as a role model for other Laboratory Technicians
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the applicable Divisional and Plant Specifications in performing his/her job
  • Participates in the training of new laboratory personnel
  • May assist the Chemist/Engineer who supervises the Lab in updating test procedures, specifications, the Stocktesting Manual, or the Fabric Testing Manual
  • Works on Cure optimization studies


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Experience in a fast paced, quality oriented environment
  • Detail oriented mindset
  • Must be able and willing to work 12 hour shifts on a 2-2-3 schedule


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in a Science related field 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: Texarkana

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