PLT Set Up Technician

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Continental Tire has been around for 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mount Vernon, IL location is seeking Hourly Production Team Members. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

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PLT Extruding Set-Up Tech

Setup and adjust of all machines in the Extruding department to equipment specification for quality and production. Train individual to make set ups and aid in training that is required for department.

1. Utilize electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic knowledge to set-up, detect, adjust and correct Extruding machinery.
2. Supervise and audit making of product after set-up changes or adjustments to insure set-up is to specification and approve for production.
3. Make surveillance of assigned machines to maintain productive efficiency and utilize skills to reduce downtime on equipment.
4. Troubleshoot and make adjustments to machines.
5. Maintain accurate daily records on each machines so that a history of all breakdowns, changes, adjustments and other pertinent information is documented for reference.
6. Maintain machine checklist.
7. Conduct quality checks.
8. Effectively communicate with TPM, Floor Supervisor, and other Setup Technicians when any malfunction or breakdown occurs.
9. Perform work as directed by Shift Supervision, Lead Supervisor, and/or Department Manager related to machine efficiency and high quality production and training.
10. Aid in the training of new employees and accomplish yearly training regimen for department.


* Immediate Benefits

* Paid Time Off

* Tuition & Employee Discounts

* Annual Bonus

* Employer 401(k) Match

* And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader

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Votre profil

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED & with 2 years mechanical experience or 1 year Continental experience.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred Requirements:
Associates Degree or 5 years experience required

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Notre offre

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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 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.


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A propos de vous


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 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility. 

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