Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Production B-Operator

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    Zip Code
    Functional Area
  • 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.

    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

    Firestone Building Products Florence KY, is looking to fill a production B-Operator position on night shift.  The B Operator works the unwinder of facer rolls at the beginning of ISO board production process.  This position works 2nd shift Monday - Friday 2:00pm to 10:30pm.

    Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities

    • Immediate eligibility for Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 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



    • This position is responsible for facer roll prep at the beginning of production line, for a continuous cycle production. 
    • The B Operator works closing with A Operator preparing and maintaining the production startups and shutdowns.
    • As a part of the production department this position is responsible for achieving, safety, quality and production goals, in a manufacturing environment working continuous improvement.  
    • Responsibilities include: Safety, quality, continuous improvement and housekeeping


    Details include but are not limited to:

    •  Focus on safety, quality, 5'S and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
    • Remove and replace facer rolls from the lifts.
    • Create splices in the facer rolls for continuous feeding the line
    • Removing and adding head to the pour table for set-up and tear down
    • Using hand tools to remove ISO from tools
    • Lock-out Tag-out for specific machinery



    • High School Diploma
    • Must be able to work overtime as needed
    • Willing to cross-train and rotate to other positions as needed
    • Must have good attention to detail
    • Must have a good attendance record
    • Must have a strong safety record
    • Work in changing temperature environment (hot or cold)
    • Able to work with PPE requirements
    • Able to lift 50 lbs
    • Able to walk, stand or sit for long periods of time





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