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BestDrive Retread Technician

Company: Continental
Location: Taylor
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description BestDrive, a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental, is quickly becoming the top choice among commercial trucking fleets for our high-quality products and exceptional service. BestDrive Commercial Tire Centers specializes in providing fleet customers with innovative tire solutions including award winning Continental and General Tire brand products, innovative commercial solution products such as ContiPressureCheck, and a wide array of multi-brand truck tires to address all market segments. Since our founding in 2010, we have opened 25 locations throughout the United States and continue to rapidly expand our footprint throughout the country. The Retread Technician must be able to inspect tires, analyze, and take recommended steps to properly repair or rebuild CLT and Medium Truck tires for the purpose of adding value to customers and providing additional revenue to BestDrive. Essential Duties: * Inspect casings using the tools, procedures, methods, and work instructions established by Conti. * Runs casings through the shearography machine, analyzes the results and grades the casing. * Buff the remaining tread of the casings using the tools, procedures, methods, and work instructions established by Conti. * Make the application of the tread on the prepared casing using the tools, procedures, methods, and work instructions established by Conti. * Places the casing in the envelope (envelope), installs the inner envelope and ensures an airtight seal for curing. * Vacuum tests the envelope to ensure that the package sealed. Repair injuries to the casings using the tools, procedures, methods, and work instructions established by Conti. * Loads the curing chamber and sets the proper curing parameters for the load. * Inspect casings using the tools, procedures, methods, and work instructions established by Conti. * Communicate with BestDrive salesmen and end user fleet personnel for completion of desired service tasks * Complete necessary paperwork legibly. * Comply with OSHA and MSHA regulations and safety requirements pertaining to this position. Job Requirements Required Qualifications: * Must be 18 years or older * The ability to work in a fast paced, customer service-oriented environment. * Ability to work on a team and independently * Ability to communicate, verbally and written, clearly and professionally with co-workers and management. Preferred Qualifications: * High School Diploma or equivalent * 1-2 years previous manufacturing experience Work Environment & Physical Requirements * Work hours are generally 7am-5pm Monday - Friday. Saturday and evenings as needed; may have little to no advance notice. * This position operates in all types of indoor and outdoor work environments, therefore exposure to heat and cold is to be expected. * While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to stand, bend, climb, lift and walk. * Required to handle hazardous materials and wear various forms of protective equipment (safety shoes, gloves, protective eyewear, etc.). Comply with OSHA and MSHA regulations and safety requirements. * Required to lift 75-100 lbs. routinely; may be required to occasionally lift, up to 150 lbs. individually. EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back. About Continental Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2020, Continental generated sales of ---37.7 billion and currently employs around 193,000 people in 58 countries and markets. In 2021, the company celebrates its 150th anniversary. With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires business area stands for innovative top performance in tire technology. Services for dealers and fleet management as well as digital tire monitoring and management systems are further areas of focus. The aim is to contribute to safe, economical and sustainable mobility. Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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