Bridgestone Americas, Inc Business/HR Administrative Assistant in LEBANON, Tennessee

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:

Under general supervision performs a variety of moderately difficult and specialized office, clerical, and records management duties and accounting functions; performs related duties as assigned.


  • Directly supports the Distribution Center Manager, HR Manager, and Warehouse Operations Manager. Manages the DC Manager’s schedule and ensures well coordinated communication and scheduling throughout the facility.

  • Serve as HR Representative to teammates regarding HR related inquiries and issues

  • Coordinate new hire orientation process and benefits enrollment.

  • Maintain HR personnel records to include personnel file, termination file, I9 and E-Verify records, and employment records per corporate retention policy.

  • Books travel and completes expense reports for DC Manager.

  • Light accounting work such as check requests, purchase orders, approvals and payment of invoices, communication with vendors regarding purchase orders and returns.

  • Assist with our Premier Place to Work Initiative and local wellness program.

  • Coordinate recruiting/hiring for hourly positions, to include drug screening, background screening and medical pre-employment physicals.

  • Partner with temporary agencies to manage temporary workforce.

  • Responsible for ordering supplies; builds and manages relationships with these vendors.

  • Answers, screens, and refers visitors and telephone calls; researches requests from other teammates and customers.

  • Events planning for both small and large groups (upwards of 200+ people).

  • Perform general filing with knowledge of alphabetical and numerical filing procedures.

  • Organize and maintain office and specialized files.

  • Input prescribed data into various online systems, including workload projections, work orders, and other specialized information; enters data and information in various databases and computer systems

  • Ensure compliance with company policies.

  • Perform general filing with knowledge of alphabetical and numerical filing procedures.

  • Operate a computer using advanced word processing and spreadsheet entry skills. Operate other standard office equipment: photocopy machine, fax, and multi-purpose telephone lines.

  • Maintain badge software and provide all new teammates with ID badges.

  • Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Prepare clear, accurate, and concise records and reports.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, customers, and others encountered in the course of work.

  • Prepares and mails correspondence.

  • Assist other office clerks and members of management.

  • Other job duties as assigned by management.


  • Good math and communication skills

  • 3 years past administrative assistant or HR administrative assistant experience

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Good attendance record.

  • Must not be in Progressive Discipline.

  • High School Diploma

Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities

  • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.

  • 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 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2017-113786

Posted Date 7/11/2017


Zip Code 37090

Functional Area Administration

Category Human Resources

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.