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Company 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

This position directs, controls and organizes production teammate activities in a fast-paced environment. Provides a safe environment while ensuring the quality and quantity of the products meets departmental requirements. Communicates company objectives and plans work. Seeks continuous improvement opportunities. Aims to reach goals while working a continuous operating schedule.

Responsibilities

Ensure a safe environment

Direct, control, and organize production teammate activities

Collect data and submit reports

Prepare for, and participate in, meetings

Ensure the quality and quantity of the products meet departmental requirements

Seek continuous improvement opportunities

Qualifications

Be willing to work a continuous schedule (12 hour shifts)

6 years of production experience to include 2 years of supervisory experience OR

Bachelors degree OR

AS degree plus 2 years of supervisory experience (preferably in a manufacturing environment)


Meet Some of Bridgestone Americas's Employees

Gordon K.

CEO

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.

Karthik U.

Strategic Business Planning Manager

Karthik works with cross-functional teams and business units within Bridgestone in order to launch new products and technologies in the company's manufacturing plants.


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