Bridgestone Americas, Inc Service Technician in Graniteville, South Carolina
Bridgestone's Passenger and Light Truck Tire (PSR/LTR) plant located in Graniteville, SC (Aiken County) is looking for Service Technicians (ST), our multi-craft maintenance technician. The PSR/LTR plant was constructed in 1998 and expanded in 2012. The PSR/LTR plant currently employs approximately 1,500 team members (approx. 100 ST's). This plant produces for the original equipment and replacement market and their current production is approximately 37,000 tires per day. Service Technicians must be extremely flexible to support a wide range of maintenance activities. When problems arise with our manufacturing equipment, the Service Technician on shift will troubleshoot and repair the system as quickly as possible to maximize production up-time. The Service Technician group will also perform periodic scheduled preventative maintenance and calibration on all manufacturing equipment.
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 global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment 'Our Way to Serve' Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.
Maintain equipment for industrial production, industrial processing, pipeline distribution systems, conveyors.
Installing, maintaining and troubleshooting electrical equipment from 24v to 480v
Installing, maintaining and troubleshooting mechanical equipment
Experience with motors, pumps.
Routine maintenance of overhead cranes
Make minor adjustments to equipment and machinery
*Mechanical power transmission including belts, sheaves, shafts, chains, gears and gearboxes
Take apart equipment to make repairs
Replace worn and broken parts
Perform preventive maintenance
Inspect parts for damage
Test and observe running machinery
Use soldering irons, hoists and lifts, grinders, hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, testing equipment.
Test fixed machinery
Clean and lubricate parts
Read and use blueprints, schematics, manuals, technical drawings, work orders, test results, machine error messages.
Record all work activities
Use database software.
Comply with safety regulations
Work with a maintenance team
Minimum education/experience requirement to be considered as an applicant
Bachelor’s degree in technical field plus 1+ year multi-craft maintenance experience
Associate degree in technical field plus 1+ years multi-craft maintenance experience
4+ years multi-craft maintenance experience or equivalent military experience
Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.