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.
This position will support the tire manufacturing process at the LaVernge, TN Plant. Duties may include: producing and assembling components used in the manufacturing of truck & bus radial tires, assembling tires, product inspection, tow motor operation, warehousing, etc.
Teammates are required to work on a continuous operations schedule consisting of 12 hour shifts. A sample schedule is provided below:
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Week 1 Work Off Off Work Work Off Off
Week 2 Off Work Work Off Off Work Work
Must be 18 years of age. Successful applicants must be able to pass all aspects of the hiring process including: pre-employment test, Assessment Center/Interview, background check, and pre-employment physical (including a hair and urine drug screen).
Must be able to repetitively lift a minimum of 50 pounds and must be able to work 12 hour shifts (6 am - 6 pm or 6 pm - 6 am). Newly hired teammates will typically be assigned to the night shift, 6 pm - 6 am.