Employment: Retread Technician

Looking to start your career with a growing company? Carolina Retreads is the place for you!

A division of Black’s Tire & Auto Service, Carolina Retreads has been turning out quality retreads for our Black’s Tire customers since 2007. This facility uses Goodyear retreads and uni-circle one piece treads. This facility also reconditions and powder coats commercial truck rims, and polishes aluminum commercial truck rims. The quality of the finished product we deliver is key to our success at Carolina Retreads.

We are always looking for our next great Retread Technician.

Our Retread Technicians perform duties that include:

- Inspect tires to undergo retread process and determine overall condition
- Inspect casings inner liner with electronic detection and X-Ray inspection equipment
- Repairs casings using industry standard repair techniques with correct size repair patch
- Operate buffing machine to remove existing treads from tires and measure tires width
- Skive, buff, and fill any injury present in casing to industry standards
- Operate cushion extruder to apply cushion to buffed casing
- Operate machinery to apply tread or UniCircle tread to casing
- Apply envelope and curing rim apparatus to casing and leak test assembly to insure integrity of the curing envelope
- Load tires in curing chambers and cure tires according to manufacture specifications
- Remove tires from chamber after cure and remove curing rims and envelopes
- Inspect finished product to insure quality and compliance of customer standards
- Trim and paint finished product and apply label
- Inspect finished retread utilizing multiple step high-pressure test to insure integrity of casing
- Comfortably lift between 75-100lbs
- Keep Work Areas Clean, Organized and Safe
- Receive and unload supplies including tread rubber, cushion gum and repair materials, envelopes, curing rim, tire casings, rims etc.
- Work in wheel reconditioning processing area as assigned
- Perform routine inspection and maintenance on plant equipment

What we are looking for in a Retread Technician:
- Use all safety related PPE such as gloves, safety glasses and tire cages while doing any work
- Although not required, experience is a plus
- Ability to work in a fast paced and detail oriented environment
- Ability to document finding and work performed in detail
- Ability to communicate well with other TEAM members
- Be personally responsible and self-motivated
- Have a quality control/customer service focus

- Full time positions
- Competitive wages
- On the job and classroom training
- Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
- Opportunity to grow, we promote from within


  • Must Have Valid Driver's License
  • Must Pass Drug Test
  • Must Pass Background Check
  • Expierence a Plus
Retread Plant is Located in Clarkton NC

Clarkton, NC 28433

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