Service Technician AORR

Nashville, Tenn.
-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
is the U.
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.
Service Technician (ST) is our multi-skilled maintenance technician at the BATO Aiken ORR facility.
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 preventive maintenance and calibration on all manufacturing equipment.
We utilize the Japanese concept of Kaizen (continuous improvement) to modify our equipment to maximize efficiency/minimize breakdowns.
Service technicians work directly with engineering to implement these improvements.
We expect all of our Service Technicians to perform all of the three aforementioned facets as a member of our maintenance team.
Bridgestone/Firestone recognizes the significance of the contributions that our Service Technicians can make and therefore does not limit them in what they can do.
At times, Service Technicians will be called upon to complete tasks normally performed by engineering.
This position will report to a Maintenance Crew Leader.
Service Technicians will work the same schedule as production.
This schedule is the modified Dupont schedule and requires rotation between day and night shift.
A sample is as follows:
4 day shift - 7 days off - 4 night shift - 3 days off - 3 day shift - 1 day off - 3 night shift - 3 days off - begin rotation again with 4 day shift.
Shift shedule Day = 6:
30 A.
to 7:
00 P.
with 30 min.
unpaid lunch Night = 6:
30 P.
to 7:
00 A.
with 30 min.
unpaid lunch Some of the service technicians are working a M-F 6:
00 (1/2hr.
unpaid lunch) schedule with some overtime.
Electrical Electronic PLC Mechanical Hydraulic PneumaticsPhysical requirements:
Ability to stand two hours without sitting Manual dexterity to operate buttons, levers, and tire material Ability to lift 75 pounds Physical mobility to squat, stoop, bend, climb, and walk Ability to push/pull 600 pound carts requiring 30 pounds of force Correctable vision and hearing Good balance and equilibrium May require some initial travel within United States and Japan for training.
High school diploma or GED, preferred but not required
2 years in industrial maintenance Knowledge and Skills

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