Field Technician - Dayton, OH. or Indianapolis, IN at Michelin

Field Technician - Dayton, OH. or Indianapolis, IN.
Michelin, the Worldwide leader in Tires, is hiring!
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  • * This position works remotely from either the Dayton, Ohio or Indianapolis, Indiana region **

To manage and execute tire evaluations in commercial fleet applications. Organize and manage the test plan to include collecting performance data, analyzing results, and reporting on the performance of evaluation tires to internal customers.

Duties of Position:

  • Communicate effectively with department staff, sales representatives, dealers, and fleet/customer personnel in person, email, and phone. The range of education and background of the people with whom the field technician must work with is wide: from truck drivers and maintenance technicians, to management and executives in large corporations.
  • Must be a self-starter who is able to plan and prioritize work activity by day, week, and month.
  • Responsible for negotiating tire evaluations with fleets/customers and dealers.
  • Responsible for ordering tires and managing tire inventory.
  • Manage tire mounting/fitment at the fleets to ensure tires are placed in a timely manner in the correct fleet application/usage, and correct vehicles per the test plan.
  • Plan visits to fleets/customers on a schedule that will allow you to measure tires consistent with the prescribed mileage/time interval outlined in the test plan. Fleet visits are often made outside of normal work hours such as evenings, early mornings, and weekends.
  • Inspect tires multiple times during the test as required by test plan, as well as complete end of test inspections to determine reason for removal from service. Inspections and data capture are performed with digital tools, tablet, and various small hand tools.
  • Make technical assessments of tire damages, classify damages, and photograph damages.
  • Provide periodic reports on tire performance to the tire designers per department guidelines.
  • Organize tire shipments during and at completion field testing.
  • Identify issues, assess root cause, develop action plans resolve issue.
  • Manage multiple evaluations/tire surveys at multiple fleets at the same time.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the fleets that you are responsible for: business model, operating segments, state of business, and other factors that could affect the success of Michelin’s tire evaluations.
  • Prospect for potential new fleet resources.
  • Provide training for key fleet personnel in survey methods for assisting in tire tracking and SI inventory management. Provide training to fleet personnel on mounting, balancing, and tire maintenance.
  • Administrative duties: Email, planning of fleet visits, making travel arrangements, expense reports, business vehicle maintenance, tire shipping, issuing credits and adjustments to fleets & dealers.
  • Organize field visits for the Tire Design Engineers.
  • Attend periodic meetings and training.
  • Travel up to 3 – 5 nights per month.
  • Position requires working outside in the elements: to include working in the cold, heat, snow, and rain. #LI-RM1

Moving Forward Together: Apply Today!

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles.
Michelin also offers a full range of innovative services and solutions that help make mobility safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. To create unique mobility experiences, Michelin publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases.
Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., employs more than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada.
Michelin is recognized as an employer of choice by the people who work here. They stay at Michelin because they have careers with a purpose at a company with a purpose. In fact, more than 97 percent of Michelin employees say they choose to move forward together with our company each year.
Michelin’s status as a great place to work has been validated by the leading authorities on workplace culture:
  • Forbes list of “Most Diverse Place to Work” and “Best Employer for New Grads”
  • Fortune list of “World Most Admired Companies”
  • Voted on the top 50 Employers list by the readers of Minority Engineer magazine, Women Engineer magazine and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine.
  • Top Company for Women to work for in Transportation.

Michelin takes an advanced approach to career development, ensuring that you will come for a job but stay for a career. More than 75 percent of our managers are promoted from within, and we offer multiple career development paths to challenge employees to grow and realize their purpose across the span of their individual careers.
Apply now and start your own mobility journey with Michelin today.
Total Rewards:
Motivated by our Purpose - We Care about Giving People a Better Way Forward - Michelin offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with competitive well-being, health care, life insurance and retirement benefits and perks such as:
  • Paternity leave
  • Maternity leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Family health care centers and fitness facilities at several company locations
  • Fitness membership reimbursement through a network of nationwide facilities
  • 529 college savings plan
  • A 401(k) match
  • Free tires based upon years of service
  • An Employee Assistance Program
  • A relocation assistance program

Michelin is an equal employment opportunity employer of minorities, women, veterans and the disabled. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at
This position is not available for immigration sponsorship

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