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Quality Assurance Retread Technician


Locust Grove, GA, US, 30248

Req ID: 291563


Address: 375 Davis Lake Road Locust GroveGA, 30248 


OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION: The Retread Quality technician will be responsible for performing assigned duties to facilitate the efficient production of quality retread products


JOB SUMMARY: The Retread Quality 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



  • 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



  • Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience:
  • Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word,
  • No prior experience required


BACKGROUND CHECKS:  All offers of employment may be conditioned on receipt of a background check report and/or drug screen that is acceptable to Love’s.



  • Skills:
  • Hard Skills: Ability to learn and operate all facility equipment including computers, and retreading machinery
  • Soft Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills, time management and delegation skills, organization skills, can-do attitude, sense of urgency, and strong work ethic.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
  • Requires normal range of hearing
  • Requires standing and walking, with some bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing
  • Ability to occasionally move and handle tires weighing up to 100lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Subject to cold and hot temperatures


WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the 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 and can be loud at times. While performing the duties, the employee is frequently exposed to dirt, dust, grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions etc.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Travel is required for training of position.


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. In order 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 a diversity of thought and a spirit of innovation.

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’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re 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


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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