Bridgestone Americas, Inc Production Technician I in WILSON, North Carolina

Overview

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.

Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Responsibilities

Specific position roles and responsibilities vary depending on the area of the plant. Potential applicants must be able to perform physical requirements which include, but not limited to, handling materials or tires on a repetitive basis weighing up to and exceeding 100 pounds (mechanical assistance available for heavier weights). Positions require standing, bending, pulling, pushing, lifting and reaching. Some positions require driving mobile equipment. Must be able to work a continuous rotating shift schedule in a non climate controlled environment.

Qualifications

Must successfully complete the Basics of Tire Manufacturing Course at either Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, Wake Community College or Wilson Community College

OR

Have at least 2 years prior manufacturing experience in the past 7 years

*All applicants must successfully complete the Basic Skills Test.

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred Not Specified

Requisition ID 2018-131159

Posted Date 4/4/2018

Location US-NC-WILSON

Zip Code 27893

Functional Area Manufacturing

Category Production

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.