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Manufacturing Technician - Finishing Tire Uniformity Optimizer

Date:  Jun 10, 2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Texarkana AR
Job Requisition:  37584

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, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re 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 Manufacturing Technician for Tire Uniformity Optimization is responsible for TUO Calibration checks, TUO Machine checks, and will perform duties required to complete the TUO check list each shift. This person will also be accountable for weekly mini set checks and daily three tire repeatability checks. This job is non-exempt as to overtime pay requirements.


Job Duties:

  • Attends Alarms, Sorter stoppages and out of Q condition
  • Responds to poor grind quality reported by grind line operator, makes appropriate grinder setup changes as needed
  • Adjusting tire flow (TUO reassignment when needed) due to unscheduled TUO downtime
  • Monitor individual TUO reject conveyors, assuring proper documentation is on sidewall of tire before forwarding to reclass
  • Request electronics, electrical and or mechanical support through the MAPS maintenance system
  • Attend to conveyor malfunctions and stock jams to maintain production flow
  • Regularly cross checks tires on other uniformity machines to insure that good tires are not downgraded or bad tires passed
  • Runs CV check tires for radial department, record reading, and call results to appropriate people
  • Runs over sample for Quality Systems and records readings
  • Assists Electronic, Electrical and Mechanical Technicians in trouble shooting uniformity machines
  • Checks dust collector once per shift and empties dust barrels as necessary


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum two years of college OR prior supervisory experience
  • Basic computer skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds



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

Job Segment: Maintenance, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality

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