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Industrial Maintenance Technician

Bridgestone

Bridgestone

Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024

Company Overview

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to “Serve Society with Superior Quality.” We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future.

We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you’re made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

Job Category

Production & Skilled Trades

Position Summary

This multi-craft position (electrical, mechanical, and electronic) will safely provide emergency, routine, and preventative maintenance support to the operations departments. Responsibilities will also include Kaizen (continuous improvement) activities, along with 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) and other required activities.

Effective 1/1/2024, the compensation for this skilled trade position is $37.42/hr. Medical, Dental, Vision benefits offered from first day of employment. 12 paid holidays/year. 1 week of vacation after 6 months. 2 weeks vacation after 12 months. Shift assigned by 1) business need 2) seniority and 3) preference. Shifts are M-F 6:30-2:30 pm and M-F 2:30pm-10:30pm. Nightwork Differential of $1.00/hr for all hours worked between 6pm and 6am. 401K Age Plus Service contributions from the company.

Hourly Pay: $37.42

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all safety regulations

  • Preventative Maintenance (continuous improvement)

  • Troubleshooting Mechanical, Electronic, and Electrical Industrial Equipment

  • Perform Quick Repair for Trouble Calls from Operating Technicians

  • Perform Maintenance on Mechanical, Hydraulics, Pneumatic and Electrical Equipment

  • Troubleshooting Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs)

  • Perform Preventative Maintenance on equipment and systems

  • Use computer based software to enter, track and analyze work activities and maintenance trends

  • Read and use blueprints, schematics, manuals, technical drawings, work orders, test results, machine error messages.

  • Test fixed machinery

  • Clean and lubricate parts

  • Other duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications:

n/a

Minimum Qualifications

- Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

- 5+ years industrial maintenance experience in a multi-craft environment; OR
- 3+ years of high tech maintenance related military experience; OR
- Completed apprenticeship program and 2+ years industrial maintenance experience; OR
- Associates degree in Industrial Maintenance, Electronics, General Technology, Robotics, or related field and 2+ years industrial maintenance experience

- Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of at least one of the following skill groups and demonstrate basic working knowledge of the other: comprehension of two of the four following basic skills and have a working knowledge of the others:

  • Mechanical - bearings, mechanical power transmission, chain drives, belt drives, gear drives, couplings, mechanical fasteners, packing and seals, pumps, conveyors, pipe fittings and valves, boilers, steam lines and traps, fabrication, and welding, etc. principles of hydraulic and pneumatic power, hydraulic fluids, piping and sealing, process piping, reservoirs, actuators, directional controls, servo valves, pressure controls, volume controls, pumps, motors, filtration, air compressors, etc.

  • Hydraulic / Pneumatic - principles of hydraulic and pneumatic power, hydraulic fluids, piping and sealing, process piping, reservoirs, actuators, directional controls, servo valves, pressure controls, volume controls, pumps, motors, filtration, air compressors, etc.

  • Electrical - basic circuit laws, measurements and safety, circuit components, magnetism and electromagnetism, power distribution systems, AC power, capacitance, inductance, transformers, switchboards, motor control centers, busways, etc. Familiar with NEC codes. programmable controllers, semiconductor devices, transducers, power supplies, junction transistors, amplifiers, open and closed loop controls, robotics, electrical/electronic safety devices, etc.

  • Electronics - programmable controllers, semiconductor devices, transducers, power supplies, junction transistors, amplifiers, open and closed loop controls, robotics, electrical/electronic safety devices, etc.

Required Physical Activities and Working Conditions. Standing, walking, lifting and carrying 50 lbs. without assistance, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching and stretching, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, use of hands and feet, fine motor manipulation. May be exposed to noise, vibration, odors, and dust. Work may be done indoors and outdoors. Some work is confining, greasy, dirty and performed in high and low temperatures and mechanical hazards. Job requires normal vision, walking speed, and depth perception.

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.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.