Bridgestone Americas, Inc Maintenance Engineering Technician (Multi-Craft) in LA VERGNE, Tennessee

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.

Position Summary

The Maintenance Engineering Technician position at the LaVergne plant is a multi-craft position that requires a working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and electronic (PLC). This position provides emergency and routine maintenance support to the operations departments in an industrial/automated environment.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for the Maintenance Engineering Technician (MET) position may include the following:

  • Respond to trouble calls

  • Perform preventative maintenance

  • Perform maintenance on electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment

  • Perform lubrication work

  • Perform troubleshooting using a PLC

Teammates are required to work on a continuous operations schedule consisting of 12 hour shifts. A sample schedule is provided below:

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat

Week 1 Work Off Off Work Work Off Off

Week 2 Off Work Work Off Off Work Work

Qualifications

3+ years of industrial maintenance experience in a multi-craft environment {position that requires a working knowledge of mechanical, electronic (PLC), and electrical}.

Or..

3+ years of high-tech maintenance related military experience

Or...

Completed apprenticeship program and 2+ years industrial maintenance experience

O r...

Associates degree in Electronics, General Technology, Robotics, or related field and 2+ years industrial maintenance experience.

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred None

Requisition ID 2017-118897

Posted Date 10/4/2017

Location US-TN-LA VERGNE

Zip Code 37086

Functional Area Manufacturing

Category Plant Maintenance

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.