Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    2 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2019-155917
    Posted Date
    4/1/2019
    Location
    US-IL-NORMAL
    Zip Code
    61761
    Functional Area
    Manufacturing
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • 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.

     

    The Bridgestone Bloomington OTR Plant is an Off the Road Tire plant that produces construction and mining tires for worldwide operations.  This Plant of approx. 440 Total Salaried, Hourly, and Full-Time Contractor teammates has been operational since August 1965.

    Position Summary

    We are looking for an Industrial Maintenance Electrician/Mechanic (Multi-Craft)  within the Bloomington Plant unionized Maintenance area.  This is a full time position.  The successful candidate needs to be prepared to work a 12 hour night shift in a manufacturing environment.  Successful candidate must be prepared to participate in a pre-employment screening process involving background check, drug testing, and physical process.  Successful candidate must also be prepared to become a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local #99 Union upon hire.

     

    Under New Contract we will review new maintenance teammates will have potential and opportunity to be tested, assessed, and reviewed for Multi-Craft Maintenance level of job classification and pay.

    Responsibilities

    Principal duties including but not limited to:

     

    *Coordinate Production and fellow Maintenance Associates to maximize machine utilization.

    *Perform duties in accordance with all Safety Procedures including those mandated by NFPA 70E.

    *Utilize electronic test equipment (including computers) as well as schematics and technical manuals.

    *Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair production and building equipment.

    *Communicate and document troubleshooting efforts as well as recommend solutions to the problem.

    *Industrial Mechanics and Troubleshooting

     

    Qualifications

    Qualified candidates will have 2-year technical degree or equivalent certification PLUS 5 years experience in industrial electronics sytem installation, troubleshooting, and repair of Allen Bradley PC, AC, and DC drives or 5 Years Industrial Mechanics.   

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