Production Worker

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talent brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.


Charles City, Iowa



Trelleborg Wheels America, Inc is hiring for Production employees to work in the Building of Tires and the Machinery associated to them. Some of the task and responsibilities would include:

  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments
  • Operate machinery and equipment.
  • Activate bead setters that press prefabricated beads onto plies.
  • Align treads with guides, start drums to wind treads onto plies, and slice ends.
  • Brush or spray solvents onto plies to ensure adhesion, and repeat process as specified, alternating direction of each ply to strengthen tires.
  • Build semi-raw rubber treads onto buffed tire casings in order to prepare tires for vulcanization in recapping or retreading processes.
  • Cut plies at splice points, and press ends together to form continuous bands.
  • Depress pedals to collapse drums after processing is complete.
  • Depress pedals to rotate drums, and wind specified numbers of plies around drums to form tire bodies.
  • Fill cuts and holes in tires, using rubber.
  • Fit inner tubes and final layers of rubber onto tires.
  • Measure tires to determine mold size requirements.
  • Conduct lubrication of all lubrication points on all drums at intervals of 200 tires
  • Maintain a log for all disks and drums for all work done by drum setter or maintenance
  • Check gaskets during all change-overs and replace if worn or damaged
  • Good physical condition (occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs)
  • Detail oriented and quality minded


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