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Nokian to begin hiring at Tennessee tire plant

Nokian Tyres is on target to complete construction of its $360 million tire plant in Dayton, Tennessee later this year and has posted a “Help Wanted” sign. In the first phase of the hiring process, Nokian said it is seeking skilled production workers, manufacturing operations professionals, and maintenance technicians, and plans to hire up to 50 production employees during the first quarter of 2019.

“Our new team members will work in one of the most advanced tire manufacturing facilities in the world,” said Nokian Tyres Dayton Factory Operations Director Peter Chia. “We are committed to giving our workers everything they need to succeed, including in-depth training, competitive wages and a positive workplace culture.”

Nokian will begin producing tires at the Dayton factory in 2020. It will hire and train approximately 150 by year-end 2019. The plant is expected to employ around 400 at full capacity of 4 million tires per year.

Read the full press release here.

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