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Bridgestone Americas
Full Time
Roanoke, TX 76262
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Job description

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

Supply & Logistics

Position Summary

This position supports the Shift/Area Supervisors in determining work distribution and responsibilities for material handlers. This incumbent would also assist in the training, directing, and motivating of material handlers. The incumbent would also take an active part in order selection, receiving, and stocking. This position may also assume the role of Area/Shift supervisor in his/her absence.


Administration – 25% Daily responsibilities

  • Determines the distribution and coordination of workload for material handlers with the support of appropriate supervisors. Assigns proper number of material handlers to receiving, warehousing, order filling, and shipping functions.
  • Trains new material handlers in proper order selecting, receiving, and stocking procedures. Mentors new teammates during probationary/training period. Advises appropriate supervisors regarding the progression of new teammates abilities.
  • Resolves minor concerns/issues and refers others to appropriate supervisors. Recommends disciplinary action appropriate for material handlers.
  • Communicates and enforces company and departmental policies and procedures.

Shipping, Receiving, and Warehousing – 65% Daily responsibilities

  • Receives work schedule from appropriate supervisors, directs, motivates material handles in carrying out shipping and receiving schedules.
  • Participates or provides input regarding the scheduled use of equipment to obtain maximum productivity. Ensures proper use of equipment by material handlers.
  • Monitors the security program by ensuring constant presence on shipping floor at all times. Checks trailers to ensure all units are loaded and/or unloaded.
  • Monitors progress and accuracy of the order selection, receiving, and stocking process.
  • Operates power equipment in the execution of duties. Ensures safety guidelines are met in operating the equipment.
  • Checks completed orders, prepares bill of lading, and checks shipments to carriers. Coaches material handler in order selection process to meet daily schedule.
  • Records container numbers and seal numbers.
  • Supervises the maintenance and safe operation of power equipment.
  • Supervises the process for will call orders.
  • Supervises the tire bundling and branding processes.
  • Monitors and maintains 3S activities.
  • Analysis and monitoring of all appropriate records, reports, and data assigned.

Special Projects – 10% Daily responsibilities

  • Participates and assists with periodic physical inventories.
  • Supervises special programs such as realignment of warehouse and tire returns.
  • Responsible for action items on the Safety IIP’s.
  • Manages record keeping area for orderly storage and records retention.
  • Lead continual improvement activities as assigned.
  • Other job duties as assigned by management.

Bridgestone offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision benefits on day 1. We also offer 401K, discounts on tires and services, life insurance, vacations, sick time and holidays. This will be a second shift position

Minimum Qualifications

Typically requires a high school degree; or 1-2 year vocational training / associates degree

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.

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