Production Operator

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Location: 
FPD - Dickson, TN
Job Description: 

Bridgestone APM (BAPM), established in 1987, specializes in the design, development and manufacturing of vibration isolation, energy absorbing pads and foam seat components for the automotive industry. At the end of 1993, Bridgestone Corporation of Japan, established BAPM as a wholly owned subsidiary. Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio with locations in Upper Sandusky, Ohio; Dickson, Tennessee; and Sanborn, New York, BAPM is able to supply customers in the US and Canada.

We aspire to offer the best for our team members. Our commitment to safety and family is to strive to be a company trusted - a company in which all of us can take great pride. We adhere to principles of good faith as you carry out your work, in the way you treat others, and as you participate in and engage with our communities. It is about producing positive outcomes by respecting a diversity of skills, values, experiences, genders, and races and fostering teamwork. By enhancing how people live, learn and work, the company strives to have a positive impact on the communities in which it operates.

Acting on these commitments and working with our various partners, we will help build safer, healthier communities and make education more accessible and inclusive. We will build on our strengths and competencies to serve communities today and in future generations.

Job Requirements:

·        Perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner.

·        Per production schedule, process parts according to operating standards, process sheets and IWI’s.

·        Finish and inspect all parts to meet customer quality standards as assigned.

·        Pack all parts in customer approved containers with correct quantities and labels as assigned.

·        Complete and record daily checks as described in IWI’s as assigned.

·        Report any excess scrap issues as they arise to the Supervisor and Team Leader.

·        Maintain a safe working environment and report safety issues as they arise.

·        Work with other operators to ensure quality product and a good working environment.

·        Maintain 3S standards to ensure a safe work environment and a quality product.

·        Utilize the proper handling, storing, and disposal of generated waste.

Minimum qualifications include the following

·        High School Diploma or GED.

·        Be able to work on every shift

·        Ability to follow instructions.

·        Physically able to perform required tasks, ability to withstand heat, standing for 8 hours.

·        Frequent lifting of up to 35 lbs.

·        Must work all mandatory overtime as required.

Bridgestone APM Company offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including:

·        Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Insurance Coverage

·        Shift Premiums for 2nd and 3rd Shift

·        401(K) with Company Match

·        Performance Sharing Incentives

·        Perfect Attendance Bonus

·        Thirteen (13) Paid Holidays

·        Paid Vacation

·        AD&D and Life Insurance Coverage

·        Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance Coverage

·        Employee Assistance Program