PLT Curing ASD Setup Tech Lead - #135254


Date: 6 days ago
City: Mount Vernon, IL
Contract type: Full time

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. 


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 PLT Curing ASD Setup Tech Lead. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


PLT Curing ASD Setup Tech Lead

*Curing Setup Techs are getting assigned to tasks by the Curing Supervisor at beginning of the shift, such as Change Molds, Build Bladder, Change Bladder, Chase Scrap or Head Mold Man/ Woman.

*Mold Changes are performed i.g. in a 2 person team, taking out the off scheduled equipment (Bladder, Mold, PI chucks) and install equipment as scheduled. The operation requires fine operation of a Fork Truck.

*Building Bladder consists of stripping down old Bladder Assemblies, clean equipment and build up new Bladder Assembly, taking Bladder and Bladder items as specified. Bladder usage have to be documented, Bladder cards to be filled.

*Changing Bladder is taking Bladder out of the press, bring to the Buildup Table and install the new assembly by using a Fork truck. Counter resetting in SFI and on press, placement of new Bladder card is required.

*The Head Mold Man/ Woman is setting up the press after Mold Changes including Loader, Unloader and PI setup, key in recipe, filling of spec card, curing of 1st tire and initiating 1st Tire check. Performing of activities from Flash rack and Flash Audits.

*Chasing Scrap consists of analyzing Scrap Trends of the previous shift, updating the Scrap Communication Board in the BT 1 room, track arising Scrap during the shift and initiate actions to resolve the Scrap including taking calls from 100% Inspectors or Classifier on arising Scrap.

*Assistance of the Curing Supervisor on any other assigned task.



* 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

Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED and 2 years Curing Experience
Authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous manufacturing experience or Associates Degree

5 Years Curing Experience

Leadership Experience

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 [email protected] 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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