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Operator-Tire Building in Sumter, SC at Continental

Date Posted: 12/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Sumter, SC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Operator- must be able to read specs, know all tire/rubber components used in the assembly of tires in the Tire Building department, and follow safety and quality standards.

Core Responsibilities
• Must be able to receive written and oral instructions as to specs, procedures, tolerances, and various construction and quality requirements
• Follow standard practices and perform all work necessary to promptly and accurately obtain quality and quantity production
• Follow plant Safety policies, Plant policies, Environmental policies, and keep work areas neat, clean, and orderly
• Read specifications, use hand tools, tape measures and other gauging devices, to monitor current and ongoing product quality
• Able to work in a fast paced environment and react quickly to equipment downtime or other extraordinary condition, and must notify supervision whenever such conditions occur
• Complete quality checks on product including corrective actions using metric measurements and formulas
• Possess and apply problem solving skills in case of machine cycle issues
• Must be able to meet/exceed individual and plant production goals & standards
•Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications
• Successful completion of a minimum of silver level WorkKeys® Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)

The CRC includes all of the following:

- Applied Math/Applied Mathematics
- Graphic Literacy/Locating Information
- Workplace Documents/Reading for Information

Candidates are required to score a four (4) or better on all tests.

WorkKeys® testing is available locally at the Central Carolina Technical College Testing Center (CCTC). Please visit for more information.

• High School Diploma/GED
• 1+ Years in a manufacturing environment or relevant experience
• Responsilbe for meeting/exceeding individual production goals and standards
• Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
• Self-managed/Self-motivated
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Ability to follow instructions
• Ability to have good attention to detail
• Strong Communication skills
• Ability to work as a part of a team
• Ability to operate a computer and scanning devices
• Ability to work a 12 hour rotational shift - days, nights and weekends
• Ability to work Overtime

Physical Requirements
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Ability to bend, climb, squat, crawl, reach and twist frequently
• Ability to lift 20-75 lbs. frequently and occasionally up to 100 lbs.


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