Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Production Line Operator

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Requisition ID
    2018-134361
    Posted Date
    5/21/2018
    Location
    US-KY-Florence
    Zip Code
    41042
    Functional Area
    Manufacturing
    Category
    Production
  • 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.

     

    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.

    Position Summary

    The Firestone Building Products, Florence, KY plant is looking for Production Line Operator/Material Handler.  This facility is a 2nd shift operation, Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturday overtime.  We offer immediate eligibility for medical insurance at the start of employment.

    Responsibilities

    • 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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