Plans for the Nokian Tyres Dayton, Tennessee, facility continue to move forward on schedule, as we move into construction of the manufacturing portion, selection of design builder for the administration building and eventually staffing, we look to keep the community informed and involved with our progress.
Timeline of Events
May 2017 – Dayton, TN, factory announced
September 2017 – Groundbreaking Ceremony
December 2017 – Completed site preparation
March 2018 – Appointment of Clayco, manufacturing portion design builder
In this endeavor, we look forward to thinking globally and acting locally – creating jobs and joining forces with Rhea County, Tennessee, to help in its continued economic growth. As we dream up and implement plans for the new facility, which will produce about 4 million tires each year, distribute and store them, we are excited about the opportunities for engagement at the regional level while continuing to support our global partners.The tendering process for the administration builiding that will also inhabit the factory site will initiate in the late spring.
Nokian Tyres is not currently accepting unsolicited bids nor request for proposal from vendors. Interested parties may contact either Rhea County Economic & Community Development or Clayco, the manufacturing portion design builder.
Interested subcontractors may prequalify by contacting Clayco:
While we are not yet hiring, we are compiling resumes for our talent network. If you are interested in learning more about future opportunities at our Dayton, TN facility, please join our Talent Network.
Anticipated areas include:
Quality Control - Entry level to supervisor positions with previous tire manufacturing experience
Logistics - Entry level to supervisor positions
Manufacturing - Primarily entry level, with some supervisor positions
Shipping - Primarily entry level (no prior experience necessary), with some supervisor positions
Building Services - Primarily entry level (no prior experience necessary), with some supervisor positions
Administration - Primarily manager and supervisor positions with previous tire manufacturing experience, but with few entry level positions
With all of the positions, Nokian Tyres is committed to training our workforce so that we have a safe workplace and maintain our high product quality standards.
Nokian Tyres is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, veteran status, military status or any other characteristic protected by law.