Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Material Handler - Tire Wholesale Warehouse - Salt Lake City, UT

Posted Date 6 days ago(2/13/2018 3:58 PM)
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred
High School
Requisition ID
Functional Area

Company Overview


Nashville, Tennessee - 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.


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


This position is responsible for receiving, storing, selecting, and shipping of tires and related materials and equipment.




General Warehousing   

These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Loads, unloads, checks and tallies tires to and from carriers [trailer trucks]
  • Stores tires in assigned warehouse locations.
  • Selects, packs, weighs, marks, palletizes tires of customer orders and places in the assigned staging areas according to TWW bin locator system.
  • Checks and verifies accuracy of selecting, packing, weighing, marking, and counting of tires for customer orders.
  • Operates order picker, pallet jacks, and other equipment in the execution of duties.  Ensures safety guidelines are met in operating the equipment.
  • Performs required counting, tallying and marking on related inventory control documents.
  • Participates in cycle and/or annual physical inventories.
  • Ensures safety guidelines are met by the proper palletizing, re-palletizing, and restacking of tires. 
  • Performs other miscellaneous warehouse-related and safety duties.
  • Maintain compliance with procedures and policies


  • Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills: Achieving a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping abreast of current developments and trends in the area of expertise.
  • Continuous Learning: Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Quality Orientation: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over time.
  • Safety Awareness: Being aware of conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Energy: Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary; operating with vigor, effectiveness and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Continuous Improvement: Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; using appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact.

Role and Impact

  • Customer Service = must ensure accurate orders are selected and sent to the appropriate customers.  Our goal is to provide superior customer service and minimize customer concerns/issues.
  • Cost effectiveness = must ensure work is completed in a timely manner to minimize overtime costs.  Must also ensure orders are accurate to prevent returns, customer delays and other cost factors such as time and manpower.
  • Team Environment = must ensure a healthy team environment of open communication and support among other teammates. 

Measures of Effectiveness

Performance can be measured by Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Quality Objectives and Inventory Reports.  Performance Evaluations are required for each teammate.



Minimum Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Must pass a Mobile Equipment Operation (MEO) Physical and MEO Operation Certification. (Subject to renewal every two years.)

Physical Requirements: Must be able to physically lift up to 50 lbs on a daily basis.



We are an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, in fact, "One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates."  Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.

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