Midwest Industrial Rubber, Inc. (MIR) is in the business of continuous improvement – for our customers as well as our employees. As an industrial products company that specializes in the light-weight conveyor belting industry, MIR partners with world class vendors and nationally recognized customers to provide continuous improvement solutions. As an established company founded more than 36 years ago, we continuously strive to find and develop the best employees by providing them with the tools and training they need to grow and succeed.

Our unwavering commitment to employees has always been at the heart of our business, and we believe it has been the key to our success. A skilled, educated, and enthusiastic workforce is the best asset any company can possess. To help our employees reach their goals and grow into a quality career, we offer a formal in-house training program and tuition assistance to further their educational goals. Our strong desire and commitment to promoting from within provides opportunities for internal advancement and a pathway to achieve a high quality standard of living.

While MIR has grown significantly over the years, with more than 14 locations across the country, we also pride ourselves on maintaining a close-knit, small business atmosphere that values integrity and personal attention. You will never be just an employee number at MIR – each of our employees holds a valued place in our organization.

A career in belting, right? Who makes a living in this industry? Let us open your mind to the many industries and products that rely on belting. The unique aspect of our industry coupled with the craftsmanship that is developed over time, will provide an opportunity for those with the drive to have a rewarding career. With positions in sales, production, customer service, office administration, and management, MIR offers a unique environment for qualified individuals with all levels of experience – and the support you need to succeed.

Come be a part of a growing team that is focused on continuous improvement!

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Benefits

Our unwavering commitment to our employees has always been at the heart of our business, and we believe it is the key to our success. A skilled, educated and enthusiastic workforce is the best asset any company can have, and we value our employees’ potential for growth. To help our employees reach their goals, MIR offers tuition assistance and in-house training. And we promote from within, offering our employees opportunities for both internal advancement and relocation.

 

While we’ve grown significantly over the years, MIR is also proud to still have a small business atmosphere that values warmth and personal attention. You’ll never be just an employee number at MIR – each of our employees holds a valued place in our organization.

 

Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending account, 401k, and tuition reimbursement.

 

To highlight a few:

Medical Insurance

MIR offers full time employees medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Long Term Disability

MIR pays 100% of the cost for each employee’s long-term disability coverage.

401(k)

For current year, the discretionary target for MIR is a 3% contribution. Full time employees are not required to match or contribute to receive the MIR contribution.

Tuition Reimbursement

MIR reimburses up to 90% of tuition, after 1 year of employment, for Undergraduate AND Graduate education.

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Training

MIR prides itself on continuous improvement for our customers, as well as internally for our employees. We offer hands-on training for all new employees, including ongoing product and application training for sales and all office staff. We will provide you with the tools you need to master the intricacies of the belting industry; fabrication, customer service, or inside and outside sales.

Production

As a fabrication technician, you will shadow an experienced belt fabricator, learning the basics to belting fabrication, product knowledge, and applications used on production lines. As you continue to grow and learn, benchmarks and knowledge-based tests are provided to help you advance your skill set. MIR prides itself on promoting and advancing from within, and will provide you with all of the tools and opportunities to do so.

Sales and Service Support

Along with our sales team, MIR’s customer support and office staff also receive internal training. MIR conducts a 3-day belting seminar at our corporate headquarters in St. Louis. The course provides attendees with a broad understanding of the technical knowledge of belting material, applications, and solutions, including the philosophy and culture of MIR. With more than 35 years in the business and more than 1,500 years of combined belting experience within the organization, we can turn any new employee into a belting expert.

Sales

MIR’s sales team is the best trained in the belting industry. All sales trainees receive hands-on fabrication training, working with and alongside experienced fabricators to gain knowledge of how products are made and the applications and solutions necessary to handle complex problems at the customer’s facility. In addition to first-hand product and installation knowledge, we provide internal sales and products training. Through the utilization of our global vendor base, we provide our sales team access to the world market of current and upcoming products that bring optimum solutions for our customers.

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