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.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, one of the world’s leading tire manufacturers, has a job opportunity for Production Technicians at the Wilson, North Carolina Passenger Tire Plant. The Wilson Plant currently employs approximately 1,800 team members.
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.
Must successfully complete the Basics of Tire Manufacturing Course at either Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, or Wilson Community College
Have at least 2 years prior manufacturing experience in the past 7 years
*All applicants must successfully complete the Basic Skills Test.
* Must successfully complete all required pre-employment assessments or screenings.