Retread Technician

Company Overview

GCR is one of the nation’s largest full-service Tire & Service companies. Our extensive network of tire stores provides greater availability for customers to purchase tires and related services. GCR Tires & Service is a division of Bridgestone America's Tire Operations (BATO), providing outstanding service from well over 200 locations in 48 US States and Eastern Canada. GCR Tires & Service has the right mix of service, new tire and re-tread knowledge to ensure the ongoing success of our customers. Most of our locations also offer 24-hour roadside assistance. We offer a wide variety of passenger, light truck, medium truck, agricultural, industrial and off the road tires from brands such as Bridgestone, Firestone, and many more.

Position Summary

Produce a high-quality retread by performing specific assigned retreading tasks per specifications and time standards.


  • Inspects tires to be retreaded or repaired to determine condition, repairs needed, etc
  • Apply rubber compounds to retread the tire to tire casing and hangs up to dry
  • Curing retread tires
  • Quality control of finished product
  • Checks finished tire with work order for proper identification and completion of work required
  • Trims and paints finished retread
  • Participates in training, follows safety procedures, job duties and company policies
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required
  • This position will require lifting 50 to 150 pounds on an occasional to frequent basis depending upon the availability of hydraulic lifting equipment.
  • Repetitive and sustained exertions, forceful exertions, awkward postures, mechanical stress concentrations, vibrations in an environment that includes machinery noise, dust and exposure to heat.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing preferred
  • Pre-employment drug test/physical/ background check will help assure we build teams of people who can best work with others and serve customer needs



Bridgestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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