Bridgestone Maintenance Technician
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.
Responds to equipment troubles, evaluates specific nature of trouble through effective troubleshooting, determines causes of trouble, determines necessary repair, and executes/expedites repair and recovery from equipment trouble. Communicates specific nature of equipment repair and recovery, along with causes, to appropriate management and operations personnel. Documents data associated with specific trouble using appropriate maintenance management systems. Analyzes data associated with equipment trouble, determines and confirms specific root cause for equipment trouble, develops and implements countermeasures. Where appropriate, develops, designs, and implements kaizen improvements to improve equipment performance and reliability. Conducts routine inspections of equipment for early diagnosis of machine trouble. Manages and executes maintenance management systems as appropriate to assigned tasks. Participates in engineering design review for new installations and major modifications. Participates in installations and start-up assistance for new installation and major modifications. Assists in the development and delivery of necessary training (operational and maintenance) associated with major projects.
Minimum of 2 year technical degree (associate of science) in electronics, robotics, general technology or related technical field with at least 2+ years of experience in a multi-craft industrial manufacturing environment or within a military technical job field.
3+ years of experience as maintenance technician in a multi-craft industrial manufacturing environment.
Veteran (exiting military) candidate from a highly technical job field with at least 6+ years of active duty service (e.g. US Navy- Nuclear or Aviation field, US Air Force Missile Technicians, etc.).
Meet Some of Bridgestone Americas's Employees
We really have adoped the mission statement of serving society with superior quality. Obviously we're a business and we still have to provide a fair return to our shareholders, but we believe our responsibility is so much greater than that.
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