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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Production Supervisor (3 pm - 11:30 pm) in OXFORD, North Carolina

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Summary Responsible for the leadership of the plant teams in the manufacturing environment, to include the continuous improvement of assigned plant processes/department, short-term planning/execution, achievement of plant accountabilities and key performance indicators (KPI's).

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 are 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·        Collaborate with plant leadership teams to ensure alignment with strategic intentions in an effort to ensure a safe work environment, environmental conformance/compliance, cost management, while providing superior quality products and services to continually improve customer satisfaction managed through a systematic approach.

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·        Lead team performance and provide feedback to hourly teammates in the major areas of accountability, to include safety, quality, environment, people, cost and productivity.

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·        Provide a positive teammate relationship environment for plant teammates.

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·        Monitor and communicate results of department key performance indicators to ensure plant and organizational long-term success. Provide day-to-day leadership and direction for the hourly teams.

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·        Manage continuous improvement activities utilizing Standards Driven Process and 5S.

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·        Develop and launch leaders, utilizing the multi-skilled work force and job certification system to ensure bench strength and growth within the plant.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering or relevant concentration with 3-5 years work experience

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3-5 years work experience and enter agreement to obtain bachelor’s degree by attaining a minimum of 12 hrs. degree applicable credits every 12 months

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Manufacturing experience in production supervision, environmental conformance/ compliance, quality, and maintenance as well as a working knowledge of systematic tools including, but not limited to, SBI, Six Sigma, Lean, 5S, LDS, FTA, Kaizen, and SDP is preferred.

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.

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