Bridgestone Americas, Inc Maintenance Controls Technician in Tuscumbia, Alabama


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.

As a leading global supplier of a comprehensive portfolio of products for commercial building performance solutions, Firestone Building Products takes the entire building envelope into consideration. Products include commercial roofing systems, roofing accessories, green roofing systems, daylighting systems, vegetative roofing systems, metal roofing systems and wall panels, insulation, cavity wall construction, pond liners and geomembranes, and stormwater management solutions.

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 Controls Technician provides technical support for the facility. The succesful candidate must be have a vast knowledge of PLC experience to troubleshoot and identify problems in order to increase machine reliability.


The Maintenance Controls teammate must possess:

  • Ability to go online with PLC programs and troubleshoot/identify problems, primarily Allen Bradley brands

  • Ability to make program changes to improve reliability and support machine changes/additions

  • Ability to replace, setup and troubleshooting problems with HMI touchscreen panels, primarily Allen Bradley Panelview

  • In depth ability to install, troubleshoot & program VFD, various brands

  • Strong communication skills to consult and assist vendors and internal support groups

  • Strong troubleshooting skills to increase facility equipment reliability

  • Ability to provide training throughout the maintenance group as needed

  • Position requires knowledge in other maintenance areas such as hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, etc.

  • Ability to respond to after hour issues in plant


Minimum two-year associates electronics technology degree or equivalent

Five or more years experience in manufacturing electronics

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 2 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2018-131901

Posted Date 4/13/2018

Location US-AL-Tuscumbia

Zip Code 35674

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.