Bridgestone Americas, Inc Material Handler - Allentown Distribution Center - Third Shift in ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania

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.

Responsibilities

These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Loads, unloads, checks and tallies tires to and from carriers [trailer trucks]

  • Stores tires in assigned warehouse locations.

  • Selects, packs, weighs, marks, palletizes tires of customer orders and places in the assigned staging areas bin locator system.

  • Checks and verifies accuracy of selecting, packing, weighing, marking, and counting of tires for customer orders.

  • Operates reach truck, forklifts, pallet jacks, and other equipment in the execution of duties. Ensures safety guidelines are met in operating the equipment.

  • Performs required counting, tallying and marking on related inventory control documents.

  • Participates in cycle and/or annual physical inventories.

  • Ensures safety guidelines are met by the proper palletizing, re‐palletizing, and restacking of tires.

  • Performs other miscellaneous warehouse‐related and safety duties.

  • Maintain compliance with procedures and policies.

Qualifications

  1. Must be Reach Truck Certified (will train upon hire)

  2. One year of general warehouse, logistics, or related experience.

  3. Must pass a Mobile Equipment Operation (MEO) Physical. (Every two years)

  4. Must pass drug screen and background check

  5. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

  6. Third Shift Only - Must be able to begin work at 9:30 pm and be available for overtime.

Salary includes wage increases plus six-month progression increases to reach maximum hourly rate.

Salary includes wage increases plus six-month progression increases to reach maximum hourly rate.

Starting rate $15.50/hour. Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision Benefits effective first day of hire.

Additional shift differential of .35/hour paid for third-shift

We are an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer , in fact, "One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates." Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred None

Requisition ID 2017-119535

Posted Date 10/11/2017

Location US-PA-ALLENTOWN

Zip Code 18106-0697

Functional Area Distribution

Category Warehouse

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone 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.