Process 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

This position is a rotating shift assignment and will be located at our Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Arizona. 

Responsibilities

Operate fork lift to load/unload material; Sample process streams; Perform valve lineups for the process; Troubleshoot process equipment and problems; Operate and monitor the plant, respond to process alarms and make process adjustments via the plant process control computer in the control room; Start/stop process equipment; Read/write procedures; Perform housekeeping; Prepare and clean equipment prior to maintenance work; Lock out equipment; Issue work permits; Attend and participate in meetings; Lift up to 50 lbs; Climb stairs and ladders; Work with hand tools on equipment; Comply with company policies;

Qualifications

4 years of relevant experience or 2 year Technical Degree and 2 years of relevant experience.

 

 

 

Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities

 

  • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, and more.
  • We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, in fact, "One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates."
  • Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.


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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