Electro Mechanical Technician

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

Maintains, troubleshoots, installs, modifies and repairs electrical and mechanical equipment and related controls. Equipment includes but is not limited to direct cablers, ring twisters, looms, treating machines, tenter frames, material handling, air compressors, pumps, motors, pollution control equipment, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, chillers, air washers and vehicles including related components, subsystems and controls. Troubleshooting and repairing machinery and equipment including but not limited to logical diagnosis of problems, identification of defective components, the disassembly of equipment, replacement of defective components and the reassembly and start up of machinery and equipment. Installs and modifies machinery and equipment including but not limited to projects and assignments required by engineering and other personnel.

Requirements:

Minimum 5 years related technical experience in Electrical/Electronics, Electro-Mechanical, or Industrial Maintenance AND Associates degree in Electrical/Electronics, Electro-Mechanical, or Industrial Maintenance. OR Minimum 5 years related technical experience in Electrical/Electronics, Electro-Mechanical, or Industrial Maintenance AND completion of 2-year post high school technical curriculum in Electrical/Electronics, Electro-Mechanical, or Industrial Maintenance. Must have skills including but not limited to written communication, personal computer operation, read and interpret electrical/ electronic schematics, hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams, ladder diagrams, PLC programs, instrumentation and piping diagrams, equipment service and operating manuals. Also must have knowledge of AC/DC motors, circuits, drives and controls as well as Programmable Logic Controllers, digital and analog controls and relay logic.


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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