Bridgestone Americas, Inc General Manager in HAMMOND, Louisiana

Opportunity Details:


Established in 1991, Speedco is a leading provider of on-highway lubrication and preventative maintenance services for the trucking industry. Speedco provides fast, efficient and convenient service to commercial truck owner-operators and fleets. Speedco’s trained and dedicated teams strive to satisfy their customers with integrity, efficiency and quality service that is the best in the industry.

Speedco has a national network of 51 on-highway locations across the nation. Speedco is owned by Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, which is part of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.

Position Summary:

The General Manager’s position is responsible for leading, directing, and coordinating activities to obtain optimum efficiency and profitability of Speedco store operations.

This position is responsible for the technical and organizational development of the teammates, recruitment, and maintenance of staffing levels, operations and processes necessary to achieve financial, environmental, quality and safety targets.

This role will maximize the stores productivity, speed, and quality of service to meet company and customer expectations, while maintaining consistency with Speedco processes and consistency to Speedco service offerings. The General Manager will manage up to three store mangers who in turn supervise 12 to 25 employees.


  • Manage and lead overall store operations

  • Promote a safe work environment

  • Lead Speedco store operations to ensure Speedco processes and system requirements are achieved per internal & external standards

  • Interview and hire potential employees

  • Complete regular scheduled employee evaluations

  • Lead and promote teammate training programs

  • Lead and mentor teammates to drive company strategies; and adherence to processes and protocols

  • Be able to build and maintain a strong management team

  • Build the Speedco culture at store level and inspire Speedco teammates

  • Prepare weekly shift schedules along with daily shift assignments and activities

  • Time clock management

  • Responsible for profit and loss

  • Daily accounting functions

  • Champion our company’s initiatives

  • Inspect store cleanliness and maintain to Speedco standards

  • Manage inventory controls and ordering of product

  • Maintain store equipment and tools to Speedco standards

  • Address and manage daily operational activities

  • Maintain compliance with all regulatory agencies

  • Manage our quality improvement processes

  • Track, maintain and improve customer service

  • Complete any other assigned tasks delegated by corporate and Regional Management.


  • This position requires a High School education or equivalent, BS degree helpful

  • 2 years or more of retail managerial experience along with a proven track record of positions with increasing responsibility

  • Experience with class 6, 7 and 8 semi truck mechanics and or lubrications helpful

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills

  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint

  • Excellent people relations skills

  • Ability to Lead by example and make decisions based on strong analytical insight

  • Ability to build trust and respect to promote store successes

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred High School

Requisition ID 2017-110349

Posted Date 5/15/2017


Zip Code 70403

Functional Area ..

Category Management

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.