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Maintenance Technician

Company: Bridgestone Americas
Location: Abilene
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

Company Overview

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to "Serve Society with Superior Quality." We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future.

We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you're made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

Job Category

Production & Skilled Trades

Position Summary

Position is responsible for managing or performing skilled trades and lower level apprentice craft work for maintenance, and repair of facilities systems, buildings, and equipment. Responsible for performing complete operation checkout, modification, disassembly, repair, reassembly, test calibration, diagnosis, and correction of problems. Follows repair and return processes to ensure high quality and short cycle time of repair and return. Sets up necessary repair and test facilities.


Provide onsite mechanical support, guidance and assistance during plant activities that include start-ups, process and technology transfers, and major process changes.

Must be able to understand and trouble-shoot ladder logic. Possess good mechanical aptitude and ability to do mathematical calculations, statistical knowledge and understand the principles of physics.

Demonstrated experience in diagnosing and repairing electro-mechanical equipment

Able to write and perform Work Orders as necessary to achieve stated objectives.

Able to troubleshoot equipment.

Collaborate with plant employees to carry out work orders.

Perform data collection and statistical analysis

Complete reports summarizing results and conclusions.

Maintain technical competence in advancing technology via frequent training courses, on the job training, vendor schools, seminars, industry associations and publications.

Perform mechanical or technical training as needed to areas within the plant that are identified as developmental opportunities.

Work in alignment with and support Bandag Mission, Core Values, Quality Statements and Plant Mission Statement.

Care of equipment - Prevent damage to equipment. Must be able to promptly identify, correct, and report all system malfunctions through performing diagnostics and repairs to process machinery, equipment, and controls through the application of advanced trouble-shooting skills that will result in maintenance of equipment to plant safety and housekeeping standards. Must perform preventive and predictive maintenance procedures on process machinery and plant equipment.

Leadership - Can work without direct supervision and is viewed as a leader in the manufacturing process.

Minimum Qualifications

Typically requires a high school degree; or 1-2-year vocational training / associates degree

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy 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.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

Keywords: Bridgestone Americas, Abilene , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Abilene, Texas

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