Quality Assurance Retread Technician

Natalia, TX

Req ID: 420572

Address: 21482 FM 471 S Natalia, TX, 78059

Welcome to Love's!

Where People are the Heart of Our Success

Quality Assurance Technician

The Quality Assurance technician will be responsible for performing assigned duties to facilitate the efficient production of quality retread products. The Quality Assurance technician will perform various daily duties as assigned by the Manager of Retreading to ensure the demands of commercial retread customers are met on a continual basis

How You Will Fit In

  • Use all safety related PPE such as gloves, safety glasses and tire cages while doing any work.

  • Learn quality inspection audit procedures for each station of the retread production line

  • Learn and observe with no deviation from procedure what is the quality expectation of all tires leaving each station of the retread production line.

  • Perform daily audits on retread procedures at each station of the retread production line.

  • Operate a designated computer using Excel, Work, Outlook and various programs to properly log, report daily assignments

  • As designated, log and report findings of each station to the Manager of Retreading.

  • Report as designated on production quality issues and route causes immediately to the Manager of Retreading.

  • Stop production of the retread production line until guidelines are met at full expectations.

  • Make final decisions on quality of product at "Final Inspection" for conformed customer expectatations.

  • Train and support the inspection positions of "Initial inspection" and "Final Inspection"

  • Visually inspect tires at all stations of the retread plant to determine quality of procedures.

  • Log hours of training and material covered for each individual being trained.

  • As designated by schedule audit each station of the retread line for the following : PPE usage, cleanliness of station, uniform adherence, proper station procedures followed, quality procedures followed, all tools present at each station, all mechanical functions of each machine working and in good repair.

  • Inspect finished retread utilizing multiple step high pressure test machine to ensure integrity of casing

  • Assists in distribution center activities as assigned

  • Perform routine inspection and maintenance on plant equipment following manufacturers instruction

  • Operate plant computer equipment and scanners

  • Maintain a safe facility and use safety first practices to remain accident-free

  • Perform weekly and monthly projects and assigned tasks

  • Maintain personal grooming and company uniform standards

  • Maintain company attendance standards

  • Other duties as necessary

Benefits That Can't Be Beat

  • Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance Plans

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Road to Success Program for career development

  • On-the-job training

  • Competitive pay (paid weekly)

  • Team Member bonus program

  • Holiday pay

  • 401(k) with matching contributions

  • Pet Insurance

  • Parental Leave

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Assistance Program

Typical Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to talk and hear.

  • Requires standing and walking, with some bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.

  • Occasional lifting of up to 50lbs

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing these duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outdoor elements in all seasons. Occasionally, the employee will also be exposed to fumes and particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times. While performing these duties, the employee may be exposed to dirt, dust, grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions, etc.

Diversity Statement

From the founding of Love's, our leaders have been passionate about providing excellent customer experiences and helping our Team Members grow. We do both within a culture of respect and inclusion. To sustain this culture, we will welcome individuals who are diverse in experiences, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion and physical or mental ability. Also, we are committed to sustaining a professional working environment where ALL people feel respected. By doing these things we will cultivate diversity of thought and a spirit of innovation.

Grow Far with Love's

As a family-based company, we are committed to adhering to our values. Ensuring that each of our people has success is central to these values. The Road to Success Program offers leadership and management skills training. If management is your path, we will help you get there. As a merit-based culture, we champion creative and valuable ideas and challenging work is not only recognized but rewarded. Whether you are looking for part-time work to supplement your income or to grow into a leadership role, with Love's, all roads lead to success!

Job Function(s): Truck Tire Care

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we have provided customers with highway hospitality and "Clean Places, Friendly Faces." We are passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly.

The Love's Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry's safest trucking fleets

  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists

  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader

  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability

Location Natalia, TX (78059)
Job Type Full Time
Company Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
Posted 8 days ago