Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Quality Tech II - Oxford, NC (12 Hour Shift 7:00 pm - 7:30 am)

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    2 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2018-129301
    Posted Date
    3/9/2018
    Location
    US-NC-OXFORD
    Zip Code
    27565
    Functional Area
    Retread
    Category
    Retread
  • 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.

    Position Summary

     

    The Quality Technician II responsibility includes the continuous improvement of assigned plant processes/department, short-term planning/execution, achievement of plant accountabilities and key performance indicators (KPI's).

     

    Responsibilities

    Include: 

    • Support plant strategic intentions that impact the local facility within the area of responsibility for the position.
    • Ensure line driven safety goals and objectives are achieved, as defined by division safety deployment letter.
    • Manage allocated resources to meet the plant objectives throughout the facility, while maintaining alignment with corporate policies and procedures.
    • Responsible for Standard Based Improvement activities deliverables.
    • Work interdependently with other departments to ensure internal and external customer process deliverables/expectations are met or exceeded.
    • Impact cost, quality and customer satisfaction through recommendations, project leadership and initiative efforts. Projects/initiatives will be larger in nature, have increased complexity, be broader in scope an have more impact on the organization.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain process standards and guidelines for plant expectations of key process KPI’s.
    • Identify, isolate and resolve plant/process issues within the quality management system, utilizing analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Facilitate meetings, coordinate process and project activities, collaborate and influence others, and possess the necessary patience and diligence to overcome resistance to change.
    • Provide quality assurance testing and technical support for product manufacturing, process modifications and quality improvement efforts.
    • Maintain compliance of local and corporate policies that define standards and guidelines for the facility.
    • Collaborates with teammates to ensure alignment to strategic intentions to meet and exceed customer expectations
    • Working conditions may include being exposed to loud noise, chemicals, ambient temperature and moving machinery when on production floor. May sit at a computer or stand for a prolonged period of time; operate mobile equipment. 

    Qualifications

    Requires an associate's degree in a technical field and a minimum of 1 year experience with exposure to Quality.  Requires frequent standing, occasional pushing and pulling and lifting 75+ lbs.  The following are preferred: 

    • Professional certification such as CQE or CQA 
    • One to two years in a team environment 
    • Knowledge of auditing, statistical analysis and project management 
    • Applied Basic Rubber Technology
    • Computer skills, with basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
    • Working in a manufacturing environment

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