Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Production Teammate

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    None
    Requisition ID
    2019-164814
    Posted Date
    8/2/2019
    Location
    US-TN-LA VERGNE
    Zip Code
    37086
    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 global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment Our Way to Serve, Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.

    Position Summary

    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.

    Responsibilities

    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

    Qualifications

    Must be 18 years of age. Successful applicants must be able to pass all aspects of the hiring process including: pre-employment test, interview, background check, and pre-employment physical (including a 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.

     

    Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy 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.

     

    Employment Eligibility

    If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

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