Plant 1 PLT Tire Room Set Up Technician



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 a Plant 1 PLT Tire Room Set Up Technician. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

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Plant 1 PLT Tire Room Set Up Technician

Set-up and adjust Passenger Tire building machines. Perform machine checks, machine alignment, identification and storage of tooling items and minor machine maintenance.

1. Setup, detect, adjust, and correct equipment using electrical, mechanical and pneumatic knowledge.
2. Make drum changes and drum set adjustments per schedule.
3. Audit and oversee building of first tires after making changes or adjustments to equipment and approve for production.
4. Make surveillance of assigned machines to maintain and monitor efficiency.
5. Troubleshoot and make adjustments to assigned machines.
6. Reduce down time on machines.
7. Maintain daily records of machine so that changes, adjustments, and other pertinent information are documented and available for reference.
8. Effectively communicate with all Supervisors and Departmental Manager any malfunction or breakdown.
9. Perform routine scheduled M.T.C. checks and corrections.
10. Perform other duties as directed by Setup Lead Supervisor, Floor Supervisor and Department Manager


* 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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Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED and 1 year Continental Manufacturing experience or 2 years mechanical experience.
Authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous manufacturing experience or Associates Degree

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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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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 2023, Continental generated preliminary sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

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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