Trainee Tyre Technician

T&N Tyre Supplies

58 Cannock Street, Leicester LE4 9HR

Join a Leading Independent Manufacturer of Retread Commercial Truck Tyres in Leicester.

This is an opportunity to work in a sustainable manufacturing business that helps to achieve climate change targets. We are passionate about the environmental benefits that retread tyres afford the UK

  • Using retreaded truck & bus tyres delivers three times the resource efficiency and consumes four times fewer tyres than using low-cost single-life tyres.
  • Each time a truck & bus tyre is retreaded 30kg of rubber, up to 20kg of steel and 60 kg of CO2are saved. 

We are going through a significant growth phase, so this is an exciting time to join our established team. Our purpose-built manufacturing facility in the heart of Leicestershire provides an excellent working environment with substantial investment in technology.

What we’re looking for:

Becoming a Tyre Technician will place you in a group of skilled technicians where there is currently a shortage. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who have an interest/passion for manufacturing and would like to achieve the specific skill sets required to become a Tyre Technician. Working directly with an experienced team you will be taken through a comprehensive Induction and Training process with regular assessment and feedback. At the end of this period you will work alongside experienced team members to gain practical experience moving from a Junior role into the Tyre Technician role where you will responsible for assembly and build of retread tyres where commercial truck tyres are rebuilt through a series of manual and automated processes.

What you’ll learn and eventually do is all aspects of:

  • Inspecting and buffing tyre casings for re-treading
  • Applying rubber compounds to re-tread the tyre
  • Curing re-treaded tyres
  • Quality control of finished products

What you’ll bring:

  • “Can do” attitude and willingness to follow all health and safety procedures
  • A desire to working as part of a team
  • An interest in mechanics / production techniques
  • A willingness to operate with a high level of attention to detail
  • A desire to work in a manufacturing environment

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive rates of pay- with reviews at 3 months.
  • Hours – 5 days a week between 6.30am -8.30am start and 3.30- 5.30pm finish.
  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holiday)
  • Excellent supportive working environment.

How to apply:

Send a CV or a covering letter outlining your experience and reasons for applying to Mahendra.patel@leicester.gov.uk

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