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Production Worker - Tupelo

Date:  May 14, 2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Tupelo MS
Job Requisition:  21341

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!


This position is an Entry Level position at our Tupelo facility. It pays $19.00 (with manufacturing experience) per hour and is a full time position.


Job Specific Duties: 

  • Operates manufacturing equipment or performs general laborer work that supplies raw materials, products or service associated with the manufacture and processing of tires and tire products.
  • Maintains required product inspection processes.
  • Position may require lifting/carrying product weighing 50-75 pounds repeatedly over a 12 hour work period.
  • This position requires walking or standing most of the time during your 12 hour shift.
  • Operate and monitor equipment/line, removing or shifting materials and/or finished product as necessary to facilitate proper flow and machine operation.
  • Ensure product quality.
  • Operate manufacturing equipment efficiently and safely
  • Clean equipment and area during and after shift.
  • Maintain clean work area through good housekeeping practices.
  • Expedite repairs to line, working with maintenance as necessary.
  • Keep daily records of down time and machine operations.


Work Environment:

  • The job is within a heavy industrial environment and you may be required to work within various areas of the factory.
  • The position requires you to work a continuous operation, which will include Saturdays and Sundays.  The position also requires you to work overtime as needed.
  • Additionally, safety is our highest priority and safety procedures/guidelines must be adhered to at all times.  This includes safety wear such as hearing 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.



  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life and Disability coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Paid vacation and holidays


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 18 years or older
  • At least 2 years of continuous employment (preferably in the industrial, construction, and/or military environment).
  • Pass a drug screen and background check.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working with high-speed production machinery.
  • Troubleshooting basic mechanical systems (making minor repairs using simple hand tools).
  • Preparing documentation (detailing work and process flows).
  • Reading and using standards of operations (for example, understanding and using processes, procedures, or workflow documentation)


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: Tupelo

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

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