Production Team Member

Location: Clarksville, TN
Company: Bridgestone Metalpha
Employment: Hourly
Posted: Jan 25, 2021

Job Description

Position Overview

Metalpha Production Technicians manufacture steel cord to our customers' specification by operating industrial machinery. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Health and Life Insurance, Vision and Dental Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match, Quarterly Profit Sharing, and other benefits. Metalpha is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace. Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon a pre-employment screening with includes taking and completing a drug test which results in a negative finding, successfully meeting the company background check guidelines and physical.

Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exhibit behavior in accordance with Metalpha Guiding Principles. The following are some examples of the principles that guide the Metalpha culture:
    • We treat One another with dignity, trust and respect
    • We are all part of the same team
    • We pursue our goals with a healthy sense of urgency
  • Maintain a satisfactory attendance record

  • Perform job duties in a safe manner to prevent accidents and injury to self and others, and to prevent damage to equipment, products, facility, and the environment

  • Actively participates in team problem solving and 3S activities

  • Prepares documentation to record production quantities and other relevant information

  • Uses hand tools, including wire cutters, pliers, and other tools necessary to successfully perform the job

  • Maintains equipment, machinery, work area and tools in a clean and orderly fashion

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the performance of assigned duties

  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (Metatarsal Steel shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves) is required while in all production areas

Position Competencies

  • Ability to use critical thinking, good judgment, and prioritization to complete daily tasks
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend work instructions and other pertinent documents
  • Demonstrated perseverance and dedication

Position Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by our team member to successfully perform the essential job functions:

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear
  • On occasion, required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Position Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is exposed to moving mechanical parts, and high heat and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is loud. Will be exposed to noise of > 85 decibel. Stand up to 12 hours.


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