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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are to be performed as needed unless otherwise stated.
- Perform reroll tasks and work assignments; work with QA Manager and treating PC on shift to coordinate schedule for performing daily duties and special inspection.
- Work with the operator on the shift prior to and after your own shift to ensure that work flows from shift to shift and is completed.
- Review and be aware of specification and quality standard changes.
- Comply with all standard practices, QADs and QAPs; discuss deviations from standards with the QA Manager.
- Maintain a working knowledge of reroll computer systems to include entering data, printing reports, and running all reroll reports.
- Perform any additional reroll tasks or projects assigned by the Quality Assurance Manager.
- Assist the Quality Assurance Manager in improving and implementing technical changes.
Manual lifting, standing, bending, stooping, pushing, waking, carrying, hearing, normal vision, visual acuity and depth perception, feeling, pulling, reaching, turning.
EQUIPMENT & TOOLS
All Reroll equipment including but not limited to the fork and squeeze trucks, reroll table, strappers, hoists, scissors, measuring devices, and all appropriate computer hardware and software.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to heights; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to very loud.
Accept only those chemicals for production use which are appropriately labeled by the supply room and released by quality assurance. Contain and report spills and other chemical waste arising out of dip preparation and treating operations to supervisor, environmental engineer, process engineer and safety engineer.
Follow all safety procedures prescribed in the areas working standards. Safety glasses are required in the reroll area. Do not walk under fabric rolls on hoists. Be careful of pinch points when loading and unloading rolls at chucks. Be cautious of fork trucks when in the area of fork truck operations. When moving rolls use only the Treating squeeze truck. No rolls are to be double stacked in reroll room.
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