Offer published on 2024-04-15
Location :
LOUISVILLE, KY, United States of America
Sector :
Maintenance & Energy
Contract Type :

Open positions


Michelin is hiring!

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Michelin, the worldwide leader in Tires, with a commercial presence in over 170 Countries, is recruiting for a Plant Pipefitter/Welder for our facility in Louisville, Kentucky   If selected for this position, you will receive personalized training in this area to prepare you for work in one of our facilities. 

By joining the Michelin team, your career opportunities for the future will be varied.  A career manager will be assigned to help you manage your career at Michelin.

The mission of a Plant Pipefitter/welder is to maintain in a safe and optimum operating condition the plant piping systems and to operate the plant refrigeration system.


  • To perform from schematics and drawings, the making, installation and assembly of piping for the fluid power supply of industrial equipment, and Pneumatic wiring. Apply safe work practices and policies in the performance of all assigned works.
  • Demonstrate professional competency & workmanship in the execution of maintenance tasks.
  • Contribute to the plant equipment safety, performance and reliability improvement.
  • Responsibly manage the time and resources allocated on every job.
  • Apply the best housekeeping practices.


  • Application of all safety rules and practices specific and non-specific to the pipefitter/welder trade on company premises
  • Comply with the policies, documents, procedures and work instructions of both the Quality and Environmental Management systems.
  • Troubleshooting of mechanical piping and refrigeration systems equipment problems when called for assistance.
  • Execution of quality mechanical repairs (including welding, piping and insulation works) as assigned
  • Execution of routine mechanical tasks to support process operation
  • Execution of various preventive maintenance tasks relative to mechanical piping systems and generated by the plant work order system, as assigned.
  • Perform all tasks required to operate the plant refrigeration system in a safe and efficient manner
  • Execution of project tasks whenever the size, nature and skills allow it as assigned
  • Accurately report all activities directly (or indirectly) into the plant BMA System.
  • Participate in various communication meetings held to foster safety and plant performance.
  • Mon.-Fri. work schedule

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

And one or more of the following:

2-3 years’ experience in a relevant maintenance position Associates degree relevant to the open maintenance position Journeyman’s card relevant to the open position Military Background with technical training relevant to the open position Must pass entry level skills assessment in the craft relevant to the open position

  • Must be able to pass a Company physical including a hair drug screen          

Job Salary and Benefits:

  • Level 1 starting pay $39.70 Level 2 pay $41.27 after 120 days provided you are a journeyman in your trade. Also $1.25 adder for shift pay.
  • Plus $1500.00 sign on Bonus.
  • Plus A $2500.00 retention bonus after employment of 1 year.
  • Overtime is available
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation and Medical Leave
  • Ability to join our Emergency Response Team w/Firefighter Credentials
  • Deferred Compensation Retirement and 401K Plans
  • Company Paid Medical, Rx Drug, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Vision Plans and Supplemental Life Insurance Offered
  • Other benefits – Tools, Uniforms, Safety Shoe allowance, Rx Safety Glasses,

            And all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at accommodations@michelin.com.

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

Get in the driver’s seat and be on your way to a meaningful professional journey!