Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Production Line Unwinder

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    Zip Code
  • 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, Beech Grove, Indiana plant is recruiting for production line Unwinder.  The Beech Grove location operates 24/7, with Teammates scheduled on 12 hour shifts.  We offer immediate eligibility for medical insurance at the start of employment.



    A qualified candidate will:

    • Maintain a safe, clean working environment
    • Maintain a continuous supply of various raw materials. They splice on new rolls of the various mats used on the line.
    • Works as a backup to the surfacing area to covering the sheet, ensuring proper polyfilm and plyline tracking.
    • Maintain proper sand and granule systems is running correctly.
    • Unwind is responsible for inspecting new rolls of material before making splices
    • Maintains records of the raw materials for whish the Unwind position is responsible
    • Assist in other areas for the production line as needed.
    • Complete a forklift inspection checklist at the beginning of each shift, prior to use.
    • Ensure all equipment is inspected and operating correctly.
    • General housekeeping duties and disposal of empty packaging material including damaged pallets

    High School Diploma

    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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