Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Production and Warehouse Positions

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    2018-140134
    Posted Date
    8/8/2018
    Location
    US-WI-DEFOREST
    Zip Code
    53532
    Functional Area
    Manufacturing
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • 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

    The Firestone Building Products, DeForest WI plant is looking for several 1st and 2nd shift Production Line Driver/Material Handlers and Warehouse Forklift Drivers to join our team!

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    A successful Production Line Driver/Material Handler 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.

     

    A successful Warehouse Forklift Driver will be responsible for:

            
     Safely load and unload pick up delivery trucks     
     Properly identify products and items received, for warehouse accuracy   
     Proficiently perform warehouse activities including forklift operation, use of extended fork blades, rug poles
     Efficiently load and unload accesory racks     
     Excellence in safety and attendance      
     Computer Data Entry Skills, SAP skills a plus     
     General housekeeping duties      

    Qualifications

    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 a majority of the shift.


     

    Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities


    • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
    • We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer
    • Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.

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