Bridgestone Americas, Inc Area Business Manager in WILSON, 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:

Directs, controls, and organizes the activities of subordinates to achieve the daily production, quality and safety objectives in a production department. Coordinates the department's activities in conjunction with other production and staff departments to ensure continuity with the plant activities operating plans and controls. Coordinates the investigation and analysis of problems, develops countermeasures, monitors departmental results, promotes housekeeping, and secures necessary assistance from support groups in developing and implementing improvement plans.


BS/BA degree in Business or other related field plus 8-10 years of manager/supervisory experience in manufacturing


Associates degree in Business or other related field plus 10-12 years of manager/supervisory experience in manufacturing


12-14 years of manager/supervisory experience in manufacturing

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2017-113872

Posted Date 7/12/2017


Zip Code 27893

Functional Area Manufacturing

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.