Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Maintenance Technician

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    2 Year Degree
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  • Overview

    Success in designing and manufacturing air springs to cushion the ride of vehicles that support the world’s transportation infrastructure has fueled FSIP’s growth from a single plant in 1936 to becoming the world’s number one air spring manufacturer.  With employees throughout the world, the Company’s U.S. headquarters is located in Nashville, TN.


    In addition to supplying Airide™ air springs to vehicle original equipment manufacturers, FSIP also makes air springs for the industrial market and the heavy duty and light duty aftermarkets.  In the enthusiast aftermarket, FSIP is an industry leader with the Ride-Rite™, Coil-Rite™ and Level-Rite™ brands of air helper springs.



    Position Summary

    Setup, install, repair, troubleshoot, renovate and maintain mechanical and electrical equipment and facilities. Regularly perform all duties as described for Maintenance Technician.


    Perform similar duties of, or assist, other crafts to expedite completion of assigned job and perform other typical duties consistent with the job factors as required or that may be requested by supervision.


    Must attend classes when provided by Company for improvement of above services or to increase teammate’s knowledge of a specific machine, machine part or service equipment.  Shift work is required.



    2 years manufacturing maintenance experience and a 2 year associates degree in a technical field.  Required to read blueprints, written specs, micro-meters, verniers and other precision instruments.  Have knowledge of shop mathematics, use of charts and tables, dimensions of standard bolts, threads and tapers.


    Working knowledge of:

    • Industrial electrical systems (Installation and Maintenance)
    • Metal working machines
    • PLC’s (Modicon or Allen Bradley preferred)
    • Common tool bench
    • Welding
    • Production machinery
    • Properties of various metals
    • Fluid Power (Systems, Applications and Troubleshooting)
    • Machine Maintenance (Repair, Preventive/Predictive Maintenance and Trouble shooting)
    • Computers and Microsoft Office

    Know all phases of equipment and building maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.

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