Bridgestone Americas, Inc Storeroom Manager 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 Storeroom Manager is responsible for ensuring that the storeroom is sufficiently stocked with the appropriate parts as required by the maintenance and engineering departments. This position also researches and coordinates approval of material and part equivalents with better cost and/or availability as well as maintains the store room budget and cost goals as well as provide monthly and annual reports to track progress.

Responsibilities

  • Assure parts are available when required by maintenance to prevent downtime on production equipment.

  • Lead the engineering and maintenance effort to establish and consolidate spare parts requirements for all production equipment.

  • As systems are updated work with the engineering and maintenance team to assure unnecessary parts are eliminated from store.

  • Seek out and coordinate approval of material/parts equivalents with better cost and/or availability. This includes working with vendors to obtain the highest quality products and repairs at the best price, terms and delivery.

  • Analyze stores request, orders, historical data and various system reports to set best inventories, and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Study and audit MRO to assure inventory accuracy. Provide daily report at morning meeting on outages and delivery.

  • Develop store room budget and cost goals as well as provide monthly and annual reports to track progress.

  • Direct and develop employees under this position's purview.

  • Provides a safe environment while ensuring the quality and quantity of the products

Qualifications

Associates degree in Business, Management, Engineering or related field is required.

2 years experience in store room operations, materials management preferred.

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 2 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2018-133748

Posted Date 5/15/2018

Location US-TN-LA VERGNE

Zip Code 37086

Functional Area Manufacturing

Category Supply Chain / Logistics

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.