Wheel Reconditioning 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.

 

Bridgestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary

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

Responsibilities

Must be able to learn to drive a Fork lift

Must be able to work in a noisy, hot and dusty work environment

Must be able to repetitiously Pick Up, Pull, Push or Shove product 80 Lbs or more

Will need to be able to learn work procedures and operate Wheel Blaster, Powder Application, Curing oven and Lifts.

Must maintain quality product to specifications and meet production goals set by Management.

Must be a team player and practice all safety procedures

Must be able to keep track of production daily
Must be able to operate hand tools as trained

Problem solving skills are a must

Must maintain a clean work environment

Must be able to perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment

Other duties as assigned by Management

Qualifications

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS:

  • This position will require lifting up to 150 lbs 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.
  • Exposure to various chemicals used in cleaning, lubrication, etc.
  • 100+ pounds of pressure when pushing tires.

NATURE OF DECISION-MAKING:

INDEPENDENT - Perform job in safe manner.


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