Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Outside Machinist (Millwright)

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    Zip Code
    Functional Area
    Plant Maintenance
  • Company Overview

    Firestone Polymers, LLC is headquartered in Akron, Ohio and manufactures polymers and synthetic rubber in our world-class ISO 9001/14001 registered plants located in Lake Charles, Louisiana and Orange, Texas. Firestone's unique anionic polymerization technology allows production of high purity, high molecular weight polybutadiene and a wide range of block, random, and vinyl modified styrene-butadiene copolymers. These products are sold around the world for use in tires, impact modification of plastics and hot melt adhesives. Statistical process control is used in every step of the operation.

    Firestone Polymers, LLC is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company.



    Position Summary

    *The purpose of this posting is for creating a hiring pool for consideration for future openings.

    Maintain and repair all mechanical machinery which includes pumps, seals, valves, conveyors, compressors, varidrives, turbines, boilers, dicers, balers, hydraulic equipment, agitators, and packaging machinery. Perform other typical duties consistent with job factors as required by supervision.  May be required to handle hazardous waste materials.  Working conditions may include confined spaces, exposure to chemicals, noise, heat, and cold. Must comply with all safety requirements.


    Qualified applicants must register online and create an account through

    Once the registration is completed, applicants must apply to Job Order 7-03.

    Deadline to apply is end of day September 3, 2018.


    Must pass a FCE (Functional Capacity Exam) and drug screen.  Must be able to wear and use all required personal protective equipment. 

    Apprentice or 2-year associate degree in Maintenance with 2-3 years experience or 6 years of Maintenance experience required


    High School Diploma required

    Forklift experience & warehouse experience - 1-2 years preferred






    Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities


    • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
    • 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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