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.
As a leading global supplier of a comprehensive portfolio of products for commercial building performance solutions, Firestone Building Products takes the entire building envelope into consideration. Products include commercial roofing systems, roofing accessories, green roofing systems, daylighting systems, vegetative roofing systems, metal roofing systems and wall panels, insulation, cavity wall construction, pond liners and geomembranes, and stormwater management solutions.
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.
The Field Technical Representative (FTR) position is a full time assignment responsible for conducting field technical operations in a defined geographic area to meet company business objectives mainly in the areas of technical customer support, installation inspection, product quality, contractor trainings, sales support, and long-term warranty liability. An FTR is the face of both Firestone and GenFlex to most customers and as such, must present themselves in the most professional manner possible and put forth extra effort to establish and maintain positive relationships with customers (current AND potential).
Responsibilities for this position include the following:
This position involves overnight travel, travel to construction sites, climbing ladders to reach roofs, Applicants must be able to climb a 40’ ladder when necessary, stand for extended periods of time while training contractors, and walk extended distances while inspecting commercial roofs.