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Retread Production Associate

Thompson Tire & Retread

1 Positions

ID: 24042

Posted On 11/07/2022

Job Overview

Thompson Tire & Retread is a local, family-owned, full-service tire business serving customers in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, and Davenport, Iowa. We serve commercial customers through competitive prices on a wide variety of tire brands and customized tires service, including onsite repairs and 24/7 roadside assistance. Additionally, we have a Goodyear Authorized Retread plant in our Dubuque location that can help our customers save money on their new tires.

This is a full-time position, standard schedule is M-F approximately 7:00AM-3:30PM, occasional overtime expected, but we can be flexible with scheduling for the right candidate (example, 4x10 hour days, early start time, etc.) Pre-employment requirements include a valid driver license, background check and drug screen


Retread Production Associate – First Shift!

The Thompson Tire Production Associate is responsible for the retreading of commercial tires in a safe and efficient manner.


  • Work alongside a small, tight-knit team side by side with industry experts
  • Complete Thompson on-the-job training and become competent in all workstations of the retread process. No experience necessary, but a desire to learn will help you get up to speed faster
  • A strong work ethic and attention to detail are critical in this role
  • Check work for accuracy, including assisting other members of the team as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Physical demands of this job are classified as Medium: 10 to 35 pounds of force or lifting frequently, 36 to 50 pounds of force or lifting occasionally, and 51 to 100 pounds of force or lifting seldom.

Why Join Us?

  • First shift only, off by 4PM and no nights or weekends!
  • Paid holidays and PTO accrual starts on day one.
  • Local, family-owned company with family values in everything we do.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and disability insurance available the first of the month after 30 days of employment.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • 401(k) with employer match.

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Thompson Truck and Trailer is proud to be an EEO employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We strongly encourage minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for career opportunities at our company.

Primary Contact


Royce Dague

VP Thompson Tire & Retread, Tire









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Skilled Labor Trades


Dubuque, IA


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Health Insurance
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High School/GED

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About the Company

Thompson Tire & Retread has been handling the commercial tire and service needs of fleet managers and owner operators throughout eastern Iowa for more than 20 years. Always excelling at customer service and providing a great culture for our team. We have locations in Dubuque, IA, Davenport, IA, and Cedar Rapids, IA with the production of our Goodyear Authorized Retread's being part of our Dubuque location. Contact Thompson Tire & Retread for a quote on a tire service, learn more about the tire brands we offer, or schedule your next appointment with us online. We have commercial tires, industrial tires, farm tires, OTR tires, and consumer tires.