Bridgestone Americas, Inc Direct Cable Operator in KINGS MOUNTAIN, North Carolina

Opportunity Details:


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.

Position Summary:

Direct Cable Operator

General Description of Work:

  1. Creel pot & doff full package to belt.

  2. Wipe out inside of pot container while doffing.

  3. Clean up bad work; report equipment problems to team leader or supervision.

  4. Clean ceramic feed roll positions with brass brush; wipe out inside of pot area when doffing.

  5. Strip tubes.

  6. Clean up waste from floor as you perform job tasks.

  7. Follow ISO required procedures and working standards.

  8. Correct and monitor gembutsu gemba items.

  9. Perform other duties required by supervision.

Equipment & Tools:

Threaders, scaglia, pinracks, packages & empty tubes, dividers, pallets, apron, scissors,


Safety Requirements:

Follows prescribed safety procedures in working standards. Hearing protection, safety shoes and safety glasses required.

Physical Activities & Working Conditions:

Lifting, standing, bending, pushing, normal vision, walking, carrying, hearing.


3 years work experience. Manufacturing experience preferred. ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze Level is required. Please designate CRC Level on Resume and Application.

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred High School

Requisition ID 2017-103324

Posted Date 1/13/2017


Zip Code 28086-1369

Functional Area Manufacturing

Category Manufacturing

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.