Plant Production Manager at Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Bridgestone Americas, Inc.


At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.


Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates

Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to provide vision, leadership, and establish clear direction and coordination of plant operations as required to meet the needs of changing business conditions. This manager must understand the need for and personally commit to effectively communicating and educating all team members regarding the need to remain competitive. Additionally, the position is responsible for long range strategic planning activities for the production area.


  • Supervising, directing, and coordinating the activities of the Production Department and other subordinates to accomplish desired cooperation and plant goals.
  • Coordinates the efforts of production and service departments toward continued improvement in product, quality, manufacturing costs and in the utilization of manpower, equipment and materials, by working closely with the plant manager's organization.
  • Provides the leadership for planning, organizing and controlling plant budget, capital expenditures, long range requirements.
  • Develop, Design, and implement strategic planning process and long range objectives as well as evaluate for continuous adjustments.
  • Initiates and follows programs to improve cost, quality and overall efficiency, including SPC, Process, Improvement Teams, team member involvement and group participation.
  • Utilizes LEAN tools to drive continuous improvement in safety, quality and cost through the engagement of all teammates.
  • Insures that all federal and state regulations in areas of EEOC, AAP, environmental, safety, etc. are met in areas of responsibility.
  • Assure safe work place by leading safety awareness and monitoring by supporting safety programs.
  • Lead the development of Department Managers in the area of Human Resources.
  • Remains current and actively involved with plant manufacturing costs through counseling with the controller and other appropriate management personnel.
  • Insures compliance to all company / corporate policies.
  • Represents corporation and Prescott Plant in community and in various organizations



Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering

8 -10 years experience as a Manager/Supervisor in manufacturing