Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Production Operators

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    2018-130377
    Posted Date
    3/23/2018
    Location
    US-KY-Florence
    Zip Code
    41042
    Functional Area
    Manufacturing
    Category
    Production
  • Company Overview

     

    At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

     

    Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

    Position Summary

    Firestone Building Products, Florence, KY plant is looking for Production Line Operator/Material Handler.  This facility is a 3 shift operation, Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturday overtime.   This position is Hourly non-exempt paying $18.59 per hour, plus $1.00 hour for shift differential.  We offer immediate eligibility for medical insurance at the start of employment.

    Responsibilities

    A qualified candidate will:

    • Complete a forklift inspection checklist at the beginning of each shift, prior to use.
    • Prepare and handle packaging requirements including bags, stretch wrap, adhesive, labeling requirements, supply of slats (feet) and warehouse storage location.
    • Perform piece counts, labeling, visual quality, and warehouse storage.
    • Receives product from the laminator upon start-up.
    • Process startup material as recycle or waste.
    • Ensures all equipment is ready for operation, such as: cross cut saws, side saws, stacking guide, dust collector, baler, perforator, etc.
    • Ensures all packaging materials are ready for production, such as: bundle labels, stretch wrap, ink, etc.
    • Move product from the end of the line and place in designated area of the warehouse for storage using a forklift

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma 
     

    Skill Requirements

    Able to read, write and speak English.

    Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

    Possess forklift experience, preferred.

    Possess manufacturing experience, preferably in chemical processing operation.

    Physical Requirements

    Able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively.

    Able to stand, sit, and/or walk for long periods of time

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