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Production Lead - Finishing

Date:  Jun 4, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Texarkana AR
Job Requisition:  34364

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 individuals who share our beliefs -- motivated individuals who can 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 Lead for Finishing will supervise area employees and coordinate activities of those employees engaged in operating a variety of machines or processes by performing the following duties. Responsibilities of this position include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Other Responsibilities include the following:

  • Analyzes work orders to estimate worker hours and create schedules that meet both internal and external needs
  • Computes amounts of stock and supplies required for operations
  • Interprets specifications and job orders to workers, and assigns duties
  • Plans flow of materials through department
  • Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met
  • Inspects and measures products to verify conformance to specifications
  • Directs workers in adjusting machines and equipment which fail to meet standards
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
  • Maintains time and production records



  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Black Belt or Green Belt Certification desired
  • Flexibility to work a 2-2-3 schedule rotating between days and nights


This position is a temporary Salaried position


Cooper's benefits philosophy is simple. We want our employees to come to work knowing they have a great support structure behind them. That’s why Cooper has developed a competitive total rewards program for employees that promotes personal health, assists employees in maintaining a healthy balance between work and life and meets the diverse personal and professional needs of Cooper employees and their families.

Cooper Tire is an equal employment opportunity employer with a strong commitment to a diverse workforce. Our commitment to a diverse workforce allows us to be successful in the many different geographic areas in which we conduct business. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and strategic advancement opportunities. Enjoy rewarding opportunities and grow your career with us as you join a successful global organization.

Nearest Major Market: Texarkana

Job Segment: Industrial, Temporary, Manufacturing, Contract

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