Updates 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. You may also contact Rhea County Economic & Community Development (RECD): General Information Vendor Information 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 Construction plans 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. Vendors 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. Rhea County Economic & Community Development (RECD): General Information Vendor Information Interested subcontractors may prequalify by contacting Clayco:Subvendor Prequalifiaction Employment We are not yet accepting applications, however as we start the hiring process we will post further information on our website and host job fairs in the area. At full employment, we expect to hire 400 people to staff our new, state-of-the-art facility. These roles will encompass a wide variety of positions and levels, each requiring their own unique skill set and background. 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.