Bridgestone Is Hiring: General Worker

Location: Vredenburg, Western Cape, ZA
Position Snapshot
Type of Contract: Permanent
Full-time

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for a General Worker reporting directly to the Branch Manager. This is a local role, based in Vredenburg.

You will ensure that all the tyres are maintained.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Tyre Maintenance
All vehicles to leave the yard with tyres as per SLA;
All vehicles are surveyed at least once a month;
Conduct pressure maintenance and correctly capture pressure readings on Survey Sheet;
Capture tread depth readings over three sections of the tread area and capture them on Survey Sheet;
Fit all wheel positions with valve caps and on all dual positions a valve extension;
All tyre movements are captured on a Tyre Change Slip;
All-wheel changes must be done subject to SLA;
Remove smooth tyres and match tread, size, and status mismatches;
Remove tyres with a pressure reading under a 15% of the recommended pressure and check for irregularities;
Brand tyres as per Bridgestone Commercial and Client agreement;
Torque all wheel positions at least once a month;
Report all-wheel defects with a Tyre Action Report;
Inspect and clean rims before fitting tyres.

STOCK
Stock is taken on a daily basis in a Bridgestone Commercial Stock Book;
Stock must be taken by the size and brand number;
Report daily stock to Customer. (Sign off Stock Sheet);
All tyres in stock must have a brand number for identification.

HEALTH & SAFETY
Correctly lift motor vehicle;
Utilize correct tools for the job;
Correctly fit tyres to rim;
Fit wheels onto motor vehicles correctly;
Always dressed in Bridgestone Commercial PPE;
Handle tools with care and keep them clean at all times;
Ensure the work area and yard is always clean;
Machines & tools are always stored correctly and safely;
Dressing rooms are always presentable and neat;
Ensure that no company property gets damaged;
Tyres are neatly packed and clearly marked for easy identification;
Comply with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
Ensure Personal Protective Equipment and facilities provided by the company are in good and clean working condition.

ADMINISTRATION
Capture tyre survey info in a Bridgestone Commercial Survey Book;
Capture all tyre movements in a Bridgestone Commercial Tyre Change Slip Book;
All tyres sent to the factory must be captured in a Factory Control Book;
Keep a Branding Register of all tyres branded;
All paperwork must be stored in a safe dry place.

CUSTOMER LIAISON
Identify all Maintenance Related Problems and report to the customer;
Maintain a good working relationship with the customer;
Undertake all reasonable requests and instructions, given verbally or in writing that falls within the parameters of own line of duty;
Ensure customer satisfaction at all times.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Torque wrench spring relaxes after use;
Lubricate impact on a daily basis;
Drain water traps and compressor daily;
Clean and store equipment daily;
Compliance with health and safety procedures on site.

REQUIREMENTS:

Matric
Proficiency in English
2 years tyre experience
If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!

Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.

Please don’t hesitate and apply at https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/
We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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