Bridgestone Americas, Inc Maintenance and Reliability Leader in Nashville, Tennessee


At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for , andbased on the sepcific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

Position Summary

This position will lead the Maintenance and Reliability functions across the manufacturing organization of Firestone Building Products Company. It will be located at our lcorporate office in Nashville, Tennessee. The incumbent will lead the transformation of our Maintenance and Reliability practices, and build capability within the organization. It will require up to 30-40% travel.


  • Lead the Maintenance and Reliability functions across 12 plants and 3 distribution centers within Firestone Building Products.

  • Drive work practices, tools, and employee capabilities within the Maintenance and Reliability community.

  • Lead and champion Autonomous Maintenance (AM) and Progressive Maintenance (PM) establishment and continuous improvement across the manufacturing base.

  • Plan, forecast, and deliver cost savings related to AM and PM implementation, and other maintenance and reliability initiatives.

  • Establish a system for spare parts inventory based on equipment rankings, and execute spare parts rationalization across the network to meet inventory targets.

  • Establish a comprehensive system for asset lifecycle management.

  • Contribute to reliability-centered engineering design standards for equipment.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited university.

  • At least 5 years of direct maintenance and reliability experience in manufacturing facilities.

  • At least 3 years of experience working within Autonomous Maintenance (AM) and Progressive Maintenance (PM) systems.

  • Proven track record of leading change within manufacturing facilities.

Desired Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience leading the Maintenance and Reliability function across a manufacturing network.

  • Experience establishing AM and PM systems at multiple sites.

  • Strong collaboration, influence, and change management skills.





Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2018-125879

Posted Date 1/22/2018

Location US-TN-Nashville

Zip Code 37201

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.